Francis Bacon

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Users of Twitter tend to follow like-minded souls. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

There has been much discussion of the way in which social media reinforces our prejudices rather than challenging them. Users of Twitter tend to foll(...)

Adelle Hughes, head of the art department, Whyte’s, Dublin

Adelle Hughes is head of the art department and an associate director at Whyte’s Irish Art & Collectables Auctioneers in Molesworth Street, Dubli(...)

Burning of the Kelp on Clare Island, by Tony O’Malley

The legacy of the prolific Irish artist Tony O’Malley, who died in 2003, is turning out to be the gift that keeps on giving. In March this year, two (...)

Exterior of the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photograph: Henrik Kam/courtesy SFMOMA

The US is home to some of the world’s greatest modern art galleries. In New York there is the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Guggenheim. In Chic(...)

Artist Gottfried Helnwein with his wife Renate and grandchildren Solas, Croí and Éala in the library in Gurteen Castle Kilsheelin, Co Tipperary. Photograph: John D Kelly

Nineteen years ago Gottfried Helnwein asked his wife Renate to find him a castle. They were living on Parliament Street in Dublin’s Temple Bar, search(...)

One of five artworks by Irish painter Francis Bacon  stolen last July from a home in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Spanish National Police/Efe

Seven people suspected of involvement in stealing five paintings by Irish painter Francis Bacon worth more than €25 million have been arrested by Span(...)

A rope lamp at Anthony Peto’s home in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Dublin resident Anthony Peto is a British born designer of Hungarian ancestry who initially studied law, was editor of The Art Magazine in the 1980s i(...)

Detail from The Curved Street (Youghal) by John Doherty

THE RESPECTFUL DISTANCE  Michael Canning Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin May 5th-June 16th, oliversearsgallery.com ★★★★ IN A GARDEN I ONCE KNEW (...)

Streamlined quality: a set of four Model 78 chairs by Niels Moller (Danish, 1960s) in rosewood with tan leather upholstered seats and tapering legs, for auction with an estimate of €1,000-€1,500)

The red chair in the window of deVeres auction house on Kildare Street gives a flavour of the lots on offer in its upcoming design auction of classic (...)

‘Man Reading’, by Jack B Yeats (1945), was acquired from the artist by the current owners’ family and has been in their private collection ever since. The estimate for its sale at Adam’s is €60,000-€90,000

Adam’s first art auction of 2016 in its St Stephen’s Green saleroom takes place next Wednesday evening and includes Man Reading by Jack B Yeats. Datin(...)

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