A pair of Pratfall chairs by Philippe Starck, €1,400-€1,800 at de Veres

As “brown furniture” continues to struggle in the auction rooms, there’s been a surge of interest in 20th-century furniture, some of which is o(...)

Digital Switchover, from Haroon Mirza’s 2012 exhibition at the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen in Switzerland. Photograph: Gunnar Meier

It’s hard to describe Haroon Mirza’s exhibition Are jee be? at Imma. Embark on an account o(...)

The Perm State Ballet production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’: ‘a rare privilege’
Our cultural highs and lows of 2013

Patrick Freyne Arts writer What were your highlights of the year? The beauty of Matthew Baynton and James Corden’s great comedy series, Th(...)

Tow Path (2001) by TP Flanagan, included in SB Kennedy’s TP Flanagan: Painter of Light and Landscape

GEMMA TIPTON What would you like in your stocking? I have been lusting after a set of Irish artist John Gerrard’s Bone Cutlery for years. They’d fit n(...)

At the opening concert in ‘Eileen Gray and Music in the City of Life’ at Imma on Sunday, there was no date of birth or death, no mention of Eileen Gray’s taste in music or her connections with composers or performers

Three concerts in one week had me thinking about musical vacuums, not because of the music on offer or the way it was played, but because of the way i(...)

The tubular-steel frame and seat designed by Gregory Dunn, Andrew Griffin and Maxim Laroussi

Remember those far-off days when kids tied ropes to a lamp post and swung out of it? Mostly, they’re either gone now or have been left in tatters as c(...)

Interactive installation: Rhona Byrne’s Bolthole

When the Irish Museum of Modern Art closed its doors in November 2011 for essential work on its base, the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the fact that the(...)

Thalia Heffernan wears a Black Peter O’Brien tuxedo dress ¤310  and Abby Harris wears a Peter O’Brien mustard Jacket ¤470

A highlight of the Arnotts autumn/winter fashion show last night was Peter O’Brien’s fourth collection for the store. It was “a different story with t(...)