‘If you want to be an artist with a career, don’t have children’
- May 27, 2019, 05:00
When Amanda Coogan was beginning to think about becoming a parent, the voice of her mentor, Marina Abramovic, kept coming to mind. “If you want to be (...)
Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’: What do we do with the art of monstrous men?
- May 9, 2018, 05:06
Dolores Hazes is not a famous literary character. But Lolita is. When Humbert Humbert, the child rapist narrator in Nabokov’s novel, imposes his nickn(...)
Why are women artists hard to find in our ‘boy crazy’ museums and galleries?
- Art & Design
- May 6, 2017, 05:00
In 1986, the US feminist group Guerrilla Girls proclaimed that “It’s even worse in Europe”, referring to the art world’s sexual and racial discriminat(...)
Destiny and the Republic: Six artists on what Ireland is now
- Visual Art
- December 20, 2016, 06:00
The Museum of August Destiny: Aideen Barry, Mark Clare, Amanda Coogan, Anthony Haughey, Dragana Jurisic and Sarah Pierce Pearse Museum, Dublin, (...)