Man in a Train, Thinking by Jack B Yeats is estimated by de Veres at €200,000-€300,000

Earlier this year, a mechanic in California lost out on a $1 million lottery prize because he could not find his winning ticket. Although he was id(...)

Detail from Japanese Switzerland, by Sir John Lavery, which is  being sold by its private owner and is estimated at £300,000- £500,000

A selection of important Irish paintings due to be auctioned at Sotheby’s “Irish Sale” in London later this month is on view, for the last time in Ire(...)

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his son Blake and daughter Alexandra. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The family of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, the Gorse Hill one, were in court again this week. The official overseeing his bankruptcy secured per(...)

Diana Copperwhite, whose work ‘Fake New World’  was the most expensive piece sold at this year’s RHA exhibition. Photograph: Frank Miller

Interest in Irish art is increasing, according to figures from the annual exhibition of Dublin’s Royal Hibernian Academy. Sales were up by almost a(...)

Mick O’Dea paints a portrait of the American poet Robert Pinsky, as part of Kilkenny Arts Festival. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A farmer’s life may seem an unlikely vocation for one of Ireland’s best-known artists, but it was once the planned career path for Mick O’Dea. The en(...)

Detail from And When Did You Last See Your Father by Abigail O’Brien

RHA 185th Annual Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin ****   “To survive is to win,” the Chinese film director Zhang Yi(...)

Detail from Joby Hickey’s ‘Leeson Street’ painting which was stolen from outside Duke Street Gallery in Dublin on May 12th, 2015.

A Dublin gallery has launched an appeal for the recovery of a stolen painting by up-and-coming Irish artist Joby Hickey, collectors of whose work incl(...)

This house was home to the late Peter Collis RHA and his family for almost 44 years. Described by many critics as Ireland’s Cézanne, he came to the c(...)

Mount Pleasant Square in Ranelagh is a bit of an anomaly; it is the only curved “square” in the city of Dublin, and has just three sides, two of whic(...)

Included in Vue is ‘Facing North III (summer version)’ by Oliver Comerford, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that art fairs have quietly taken over the art world. Commercial galleries, even those in prime internationa(...)