Francis Bacon

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Tina Callaghan

“The girl, the creature, whatever she was, had the baby. She was cradling him in one pale arm, holding him close to her body. She was alien to the cos(...)

Francis Bacon in Paris in 1987. Photograph: Raphael Gaillarde/Gamma-Rapho via Getty

A MAJOR EXHIBITION IN PARIS, SPANNING THE FINAL TWO DECADES OF THE ARTIST’S WORK,  MAKES CLEAR THE VISCERAL AUTOBIOGRA(...)

Simon O’Connor, director of the new Museum of Literature Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

If walls could talk, they’d whisper stories, putting tales and characters into your head: which is, of course, exactly what a good book does. Books in(...)

Edward Quinn, 1953: the acclaimed Irish photographer with one of his most famous subjects, Pablo Picasso. Photograph: Edward Quinn Photo Archive

Browsing through the online archive of Dublin-born photographer Edward Quinn, the viewer is struck not only by the abundance of images of 20th century(...)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark:  just the sort of goo that younger horror fans adore

This very agreeable (sometimes deliberately disagreeable) horror romp derives from a series of teenage shockers that emerged in the 1980s, but, under (...)

“Close friendships of any sort are intensely fragile” Photograph: istock

Lately, one of my friends – a person I love – is struggling intensely. They have changed and become unhappy. Their suffering is paralysing them, alter(...)

A section of the HMHS Britannic’s second-class library maple panelling, in a colonial Adams-style design.

Auction results Wednesday, May 1st, Niall Mullen and Victor Mee, Heritage Hotel Portlaoise. Panelling from the second class area of the HMSH Britanni(...)

Diamond stud earrings 1,90ct, John Weldon (€3,000-€5,000).

Forthcoming Auctions SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH: Matthews Auction Rooms, The Square, Oldcastle, Co Meath. Garden Statuary and Architectural Sale to include 4(...)

Set of celestial and terrestial Globes sold through Adam’s for €30,000  (€25,000-€35,000)

Auction results Wednesday, April 17th, Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green. William IV terrestrial and celestial globes, €30,000 (€25,000-€35,000) and the Geo(...)

Lot 52, Paul Henry’s  Evening in Achill (€150,000–€250,000) at Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale.

For the first time, auctioneer Morgan O’Driscoll has taken lots from his upcoming Irish and International Art Sale on tour. Having just returned from (...)

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