Ronnie Hughes’s work in Strange Attractors

Ronnie Hughes: Strange Attractors *** Limerick City Gallery of Art Colours pop on the walls of the Limerick City Gallery, as Ronnie Hughes takes us (...)

Exterior of the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photograph: Henrik Kam/courtesy SFMOMA

The US is home to some of the world’s greatest modern art galleries. In New York there is the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Guggenheim. In Chic(...)

All religions have their talismans, items and places of faith: Monday sees the start of a nationwide tour of the relics of St Anthony

Some things matter more than others. As any teenager in love knows, a scarf, mug or even a sock can acquire almost magical properties if He (or She…) (...)

Detail from a photograph from Enda Bowe’s At Mirrored River

Among the highlights of last year’s outstanding Solas Photography Award Winners exhibition at the Gallery of Photography was a selection of works by (...)

Morton Feldman’s Rothko Chapel was written in memory of his friend Mark Rothko, for performance at the non-denominational chapel the painter was pr(...)

Charles Tyrrell’s studio

Charles Tyrrell  Recent paintings and drawings Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen ****   The galleries in Ui(...)

Le cabinet de Physique de Bonnier de La Mosson, by Jacques de Lajoue (1734) formerly part of the Russborough House Alfred Beit Foundation has been acquired by Leonard Blavatnik, who is believed to have paid over £500,000 for it.

Britain’s richest man, Ukranian-born billionaire Leonard Blavatnik, is believed to have bought a painting from the Beit Collection at Russborough Hous(...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London.

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

‘Les Femmes D’Alger’ by Picasso sold for €179.4 million

The extraordinary boom in the international art market continued this week with world-record auction prices established for painting and sculpture. On(...)

A man walks by a painting by Mark Rothko “Untitled (Yellow and Blue) as it hangs on the wall during the press preview  for Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening. Photograph: Timothy Clary /AFP

A day after rival Christie’s sold the most expensive painting in auction history, Sotheby’s fell just shy of its best-ever contemporary art result, ta(...)