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(...)

File photograph  of Patrick Scott in 2002 with some of his work at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish artist Patrick Scott has died aged 93 just a day before a major retrospective on his life is due to open at the Irish Museum of Moder(...)