Chur, Switzerland. Photograph: iStock

Anna Lardi Fogarty is executive director of Music for Galway, whose Midwinter Festival – Swansong – continues to run this weekend at Galway’s Town Hal(...)

A sketch by d Alberto Giacometti sold for €650 at Victor Mee’s auction house.

Among the stuffed animals, leather Chesterfields and vintage metallic adverts, a rural Cavan auction house recently had at least two art works by lumi(...)

Les Freres, rue du Docteur Lecene Paris, 1934, by Robert Doisneau

The lovers pause in front of the cafe terrace. His right hand clasps her shoulder. Their hairstyles and clothing and the vintage cars on the Rue de Ri(...)

Picasso portrait of one of his muses, Marie-Thérèse Walter,  sold for €56.7 million at Sotheby’s Bond Street salerooms

A Picasso portrait of one of his muses, Marie-Thérèse Walter, that had never been seen on the market, has sold for €56.7 million. The painting, which (...)

‘Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée’ (Marie-Thérèse Walter) by Pablo Picasso (estiamte on request – believed to be in the region of £35 million)

Auction Results Tuesday (February 20th) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cows Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 8. Auction of Jewellery & Silver. 64 per cent of l(...)

Sitting pretty: Armie Hammer as the American writer James Lord and Geoffrey Rush as the Swiss painter Alberto Giacometti

It is no criticism of Stanley Tucci’s narrowed study of Alberto Giacometti to say that from the outset we have a good idea how the great artist will b(...)

Logan Lucky: a heist movie packed with stars.

So here we are in the silly season. That’s what we call it, you know? In fact, for some years now, the studios have acted as if summer comes to an end(...)

‘L’homme au doigt (Pointing Man)’ by Alberto Giacometti

Christie’s is hoping that its New York auction on May 11th will also see a new world record achieved for sculpture. It is has announced an esti(...)

Sculptures by Gerda Frömel, clockwise from bottom left: Animal (1963), courtesy the artist’s estate; Moon and Hill (1971), courtesy Imma collection; Spear (1973), courtesy Imma collection; Eve (1974), courtesy the artist’s estate; and Head (circa 1967), private collection

There’s often an element of hype involved when an artist is described as “long-neglected” or “rediscovered”, but both terms are entirely justified (...)

Commotion, a tapestry by Vera Klute

The Grand Scheme – Vera Klute The Lab, Dublin ****   German-born, Dublin-based Vera Klute impressed with her graduation show (...)

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