Detail from The Big Apple, New York, which is signed “de Kooning”

A private art collector in Co Wexford landed a €75,000 windfall this week when a painting he owned sold for 150 times its reserve price at auction. Th(...)

From Joe Wilson’s book ‘Into the Mountains: Images from the Twelve Bens’

Occasional Press was established by artists David Lilburn and Jim Savage with the aim of doing art-related publishing projects that particularly ap(...)

Patrick Morrison, who has died aged 68, was born in Cork into an artistic and musical family. He was the youngest child of Edmund Morrison and (...)

Francis Bacon’s 1969 triptych, “Three Studies of Lucian Freud,” on display as it is auctioned at Christie’s in New York, November 12th, 2013. The painting sold for $142.4 million, described as the highest price ever paid for an artwork at auction. Photograph: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times.

A painting by Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon sold for $142.4 million (€105.3 million) at auction in New York last night – the most valuable work of (...)

Sir Anthony Caro, with his 1962 work ‘Sculpture Two’, who has died after suffering a heart attack

Sir Anthony Caro, who has died aged 89, was a pre-eminent artist of the post-war era who created a new language for abstract sculpture in the 1960s wi(...)