Reginald Gray. His sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan.

Reginald Gray, who has died aged 82, was a portrait painter whose sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan. Among the s(...)

If Stephen Gardner were a pundit, he’d be a Vincent Browne or an Eoghan Harris –direct, provocative, in your face, not afraid of (...)

Francis Bacon’s ‘Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (1944) Photograph: Tate

My first visit to 7 Reece Mews in South Kensington, Francis Bacon’s London home and studio for more than 30 years, was in 1997. His small, chao(...)

Andrew Kearney’s Skylum claims to embody the ‘innovative and developed technology of contemporary Ireland’

It would be difficult to think of a building more hostile to art. The Justus Lipsius is the headquarters of the Council of the European Union a(...)

RONAN McGREEVY The death has taken place of the Irish-born portrait painter Reginald Gray. He was 82. He passed away from stomach cancer(...)