Ham Sandwich by Geraldine O’Neill,  Courtesy Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Eve ate an apple, discovered the truth of everything, and got kicked out of Eden for her pains. It was a pomegranate that kept Persephone in the under(...)

Ana Maria Pacheco’s Hairy Legs of the Queen of Sheba.  Courtesy of the artist and Pratt Contemporary

Many centuries ago a young Portuguese girl was said to have been so determined to remain chaste, she prayed to be made ugly. God granted her a beard. (...)

A Christmas Dole by Joseph Clarke sold at Sotheby’s for  £25,000 (€30,000).

The Victorians virtually invented many of the secular customs now regarded as Christmas traditions: sending cards, decorating trees and dining on roas(...)