Anne Madden

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The Percy French memorial artwork in Newcastle, Co Down, designed by Andrew Todd. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

The coronavirus epidemic is proving again the wisdom of Blaise Pascal’s famous lament: “All the troubles in the world stem from man’s inability to sit(...)

Pamela Flood in her sittingroom: ‘That’s where we all clamber together on the couch, chill out and cuddle by night.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood is a TV presenter with a string of shows to her name including Off The Rails, Podge and Rodge and A Healthy Appetite (...)

Caroline McCarthy, ‘Mansize’ at Butler Gallery

The Way Things Go: An Homage ★★★★ Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Some 30 years ago, two Swiss artists, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, set (...)

Anne Madden: ‘Colours of the Wind’ (2017), from Colours of the Wind: Ariadne’s Thread at the Hugh Lane, Parnell Square, Dublin, until September 10th

Anne Madden: Colours of the Wind - Ariadne’s Thread ***** Cast your eye over Anne Madden’s radiant paintings at the Hugh Lane and it immediately(...)

The late architect Michael Scott, pictured aged 82 in 1987, founded the ROSC art exhibitions. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

The recent publication of The Poetry of Vision: The ROSC Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, written by Peter Shortt and published by Irish Academic Press, rec(...)

 David O’Donoghue in the kitchen. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

David O’Donoghue studied art, before setting up Brownes, and later the Pantheon Galleries in Dublin. For the past 15 years, he has run the fine art p(...)

David Beattie, with his work The Impossibility of an Island (2016). Courtesy of the  Hennessy Art Fund for Imma Collection, 2016

Launching tonight, the Hennessy Art Fund for the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma) Collection is a three-year initiative aimed at plugging some of the(...)

Aoibheann Greenan’s exhibition DMC (Dunmurray May-Day Conspiracy)

DMC (Dunmurray May-Day Conspiracy) – Aoibheann Greenan Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin *** Aoibheann Greenan crams a lot into Temple Bar Ga(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

We often find ourselves looking at art on a screen, but to see a painting in reality is a different experience. And, amazingly, it’s free. Our nationa(...)

Jean-Pierre Thébault, France's ambassador to Ireland, toasts John Banville after awarding him the
Ordre des Arts et Lettres. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A few weeks ago it was Spain, tonight it is France, so might it be Sweden later this year for John Banville? The Irish author will be named a c(...)

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