Francis Bacon

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Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Leonardo da Vincis ‘Salvator Mundi’  on display at Christie’s New York  during a press preview for the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

It was hailed as the greatest artistic find of the past 50 years, a masterpiece disguised behind amateur layers of paint and found festering in obscur(...)

 Top of the market: Untitled (Pecho/Oreja) by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Photograph  Cate Gillon/Getty Images

Even those who feel their love of art is pure are likely to feel a shiver of envy at news of insane prices fetched at auction: $110.5 million (€95 mil(...)

The  English Heritage blue plaque now placed on a home and studio in South Kensington, west London, where Francis Bacon lived from 1961 until his death in 1992. Photograph: Ripley Photography/English Heritage/PA Wire

Painter Francis Bacon has been commemorated with a blue plaque at the “insanely eccentric” mews home where he produced some of his greatest works. Th(...)

‘West of Ireland Bog’ by Paul Henry  made €100,000 at Whyte’s – the top price in the Dublin autumn art auctions

Paul Henry’s west of Ireland landscapes dominated the Dublin sales and Francis Bacon hit a rare stumbling block in London. Auctioneers have reason to (...)

Elizabeth Magill with her work. Photograph: Hugo Glendinning

Can you ever have such a thing as too much beauty? Elizabeth Magill thinks you can. “Yeah, absolutely,” the artist laughs, describing how she treats a(...)

Study of Red Pope 1962. 2nd version 1971. Christie’s said the painting would go under the hammer in London on  October 6th with an estimate of £60m-£80m

Take a close look at this little-known painting by Francis Bacon (pictured above). It hasn’t been seen in public for 45 years, but by this time next w(...)

Jean Moran spins yarn from raw fleece, watched by Hans Constable Herriott,  in Smithfield in Dublin as Culture Night gets under way. Photograph: Dave Meehan

On a corner in Dublin’s Temple Bar, pedestrians stop at a shop window to watch an artist working on a painting of man standing beside a shopping troll(...)

 Neville Knott in the drawing room at Carlisle Terrace, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Neville Knott is an interior designer, broadcaster and lecturer in interior and furniture design at the Dublin Institute of Technology where he has ta(...)

William Crozier’s work from ‘The Edge of the Landscape

William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen, Co Cork *** When Tony O’Malley painted landscapes he made cle(...)

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