Bleu de Hue dragon porcelain plate achieved €175,000 against a reserve of €6,000- €8,000 through Adam’s

“A thriving market” is how Rory Guthrie of de Vere’s describes 2021, adding that the “demand for pictures at the top was strongest of all”. Two fine a(...)

Lilium I 2014, Joseph Walsh, currently on view at Dublin Castle (€100,000- €150,000, Adam’s)

Earlier this month, award-winning New York interior designer and co-founder of the Design Miami fair Amy Lau was asked to list her top three furniture(...)

Tom Hanks American Airstream, 1992 ($150,000-$250,000/ 126,951- 211,586) and Ford Super Duty Crew Cab ($70,000-$100,000/ €59,244- €84,634). will be auctioned by Bonham’s

For the first time in a decade, the familiar sight of a marquee at the Connemara crossroads of Ballyconneely will be absent this August bank holiday w(...)

Owl Run, Hughie O’Donoghue, €25,000 - €35,000, Morgan O’Driscoll

This month marks the final sales of the season for some auction houses in what has been a bumper year. Lots of Irish interest at Bonham’s Fine Books,(...)

Lot 76 Barca by Michael Foley ( €1,000- €1,500) at the Morgan O’Driscoll sale

Words used by the late Seamus Heaney to describe sculptural artist John Behan really resonate this spring with the recent frenzy of NFT (non-fungible (...)

Cottages in a Landscape by Lawson Birch, €600 - €800 at Whyte’s.

Many words could describe the art world in 2020, but few are printable. Abrupt lockdowns threw the industry into unchartered territory with promotion(...)

A series of eries of early unpublished letters from WB Yeats to Ethel Veasey, 1883-85- Sothebys.

FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS Please note – as government health restrictions may change – do consult with auction rooms in advance of any in room sales. Most(...)

William Scott’s Deep Blues achieved £680,000, the second-highest price at auction for the artist.

It has been a busy and successful week for the family of the late property developer Patrick Kelly. His former home, the imposing and impeccably-rest(...)

Lot 28 The Nun, from Ingrid Bergman by Andy Warhol (€25,000–€35,000).

Though better known for his Campbell Soup paintings, king of pop art Andy Warhol also produced silkscreen portraits of 10 famous athletes, which are n(...)

A Mouse in Full by Mairead O’hEocha - a favourite piece of art xpert Nicholas Gore Grimes which he bought in 2008. Image: Courtesy the artist and Mother’s Tankstation Dublin

The obvious reason for collecting art is to adorn our living spaces, but starting an art collection can be a daunting task. Where do you begin and wha(...)

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