Sun & Sea (Marina), an installation in which opera singers spring to vocal life on an artificial beach, by  Andrej Vasilenko

With 89 countries sending their brightest and best, the Venice Biennale can seem like an overwhelming mash up of the Eurovision and the Olympics. The (...)

Lot 105: The Lovers After Courbet by Basil Blackshaw (€20,000-€40,000).

Mankind has long been fascinated by the naked human body expressed as an art form. A refection of ourselves, and sometimes conveying social and politi(...)

Woman at Her Toilette, 1875-80, Art Institute of Chicago

There is nothing new about creative women being slighted by male-dominated institutions. But in recent decades, there developed a tendency to exaggera(...)

Jesse Jones’s film collaboration with actor Olwen Fouéré and sound artist Susan Stenger

There’s something seductive about reinventing the past, letting the “what-ifs” take over to create new imagined futures. Sometimes it’s a dystopian ad(...)

Jazz musician Hugh Buckley (r) has appealed for anyone with information on his missing Gibson L4 guitar to contact Mountjoy Garda station. Photograph: Hugh Buckley

A Facebook appeal for a guitar that was stolen from a car in Dublin on Tuesday night has gone viral, after fans and musical colleagues took to social (...)

A collection of stained glass windows from the Harry Clarke Studios has come to light and is to be sold at auction. Photographs supplied by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

A collection of stained glass church windows from Dublin’s renowned Harry Clarke studio has come to light and is to be sold at auction later this mon(...)

Novelist Claire Kilroy, who will be  reading from her work at an event  today  hosted by the Irish ambassador to Belgium. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last Tuesday evening, the lights dimmed across the courtyards of the 17th-century Irish college in Leuven near Brussels, as attention turned to the cl(...)