Detail from Female Nudes with Horse and Viaduct by Mary Swanzy.   Photograph: Courtesy Pyms Gallery, London

As we look apprehensively into 2018, the Model in Sligo (from January 13th) isn’t trying to lull us into a false sense of security. The year there kic(...)

’Inflected Arcade House’, Arakawa and Gins, Shonky: The Aesthetic of Awkwardness, The MAC, Belfast. Copyright Estate of Madeline Gins Foundation

Shonky: The Aesthetic of Awkwardness The MAC, 10 Exchange St West, Belfast, Until January 14 themaclive.com John Walter curates an exhibition of w(...)

Hunters in the Snow (Winter), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565), 162x170cms. Image courtesy of Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

What is it? Hunters in the Snow is one of the most brilliant and evocative representations of winter in Western art. It was painted by Pieter Bruegel(...)

The Ocean After Nature Group exhibition. Dublin City Gallery, (Gallery closed December 24-27) hughlane.ie Some 20 artists and collectives on the ocea(...)

David Eager Maher, Fruit Tree, 2017, oil on panel, 50cm x 60cm

Locus – David Eager Maher ★★★★★ Oliver Sears Gallery, 29 Molesworth St, Dublin, Until January 25th, oliversearsgallery.com At the conclusion of John(...)

Berthe Morisot was and is rightly regarded as a central figure of Impressionism.

What is it? Jour d’Été or Summer’s Day is a painting by Berthe Morisot (1841-1895). Painted in 1879, it was probably exhibited at the Impressionist e(...)

An exhibition of stunning quality: Vermeer at The National Gallery of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Among readers who voted, Caravaggio nosed ahead of Vermeer to emerge as the top exhibition of the year in Ireland. Beyond Caravaggio: Caravaggio and h(...)

‘Fruit Tree’, David Eager Maher, 2017, Oliver Sears Gallery

“2°C” Olivier Cornet Gallery 3 Great Denmark Street, (beside Belvedere College), Dublin, December 17th-February 15th, oliviercornetgallery.com Oli(...)

Russborough House is  currently closed for urgent electrical and other works. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Alfred Beit Foundation has reached an agreement with the British Revenue Commissioners, the Arts Council of England and the UK culture secretary K(...)

Image from Gerard Byrne’s video installation ‘In Our Time’ (for for Skulptur Projekte Münster), at the Kerlin Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: courtesy of LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur (Westfälisches Landesmuseum), Münster

In Our Time is Gerard Byrne’s first exhibition with the Kerlin Gallery, Dublin. It is an elaborate video installation, set in an imagined commercial r(...)