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 Sean Scully pieces at the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane: the gallery has seen increases of up to 300 per cent across its various social media channels during the crisis. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

I like to see art on my own. It’s a solitary pleasure, just me and the painting or the object. I find it difficult to put any thoughts into words unti(...)

“Exhibition text... can open doors into ways of thinking about the artwork; it can talk about important historical facts or writings; it can lead you into a parallel way of thinking about something else or can be entirely descriptive of what you see.”

In October, I went to the gallery at Project Arts Centre. The first thing I saw was a wooden frame, and the second a large poster on the wall: no imag(...)

Lot 4, Italian Armchairs by ISA, €1,500- €2,500

After the success of its first Mid-Century Modern sale last December, Adam’s on St Stephen’s Green will hold its second sale of some classic works fro(...)

Wall colour has a real impact on a painting. Photograph: Getty

Hanging works of art can prove such a chore that some paintings are relegated to storage for long periods, and in many ways the way a piece is hung is(...)

 Stephen McKenna, pictured at the IMMA in 1997 where he was  curating a major exhibition of twentieth century art. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Tributes have been paid to the painter Stephen McKenna who died at his home in Co Carlow on Thursday night. Highly regarded and immensely popular in t(...)