Isabel Nolan

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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 (...)

Alan James Burns, ‘Entirely Hollow Aside from the Dark’, at Keash Caves, Co Sligo

Entirely Hollow Aside from the Dark – Alan James Burns Keash Caves, Keshcorran, Co Sligo, July 28 & 29 entirelyhollowasidefromthedark.com Don’(...)

 Caroline Cowley and  Garrett Phelan outside his Hide Project in north Co Dublin.

A dump, even a decommissioned one, does not seem like an auspicious place to meet an artist to talk about an artwork celebrating nature. But as Garret(...)

Untitled Gauze Painting by Kohei Nakata

Four perspectives on contemporary Irish art, as selected by Brian Duggan, Sarah Glennie, Jenny Haughton and Declan Long. Pallas Projects Gallery, 115-(...)

European Capital of Culture  2020: the Galway culture team celebrate their win. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ecoc? Say what? Ecoc stands for European Capital of Culture. And Galway has just won the title for 2020. Wow, so Galway is up there with Athens, Pari(...)

‘Priorities’ by Sabine Lacey: “Lacey’s titles nudge us towards the Unspoken with intimations of doubt, loneliness, vulnerability, pretence and other staples of family life.” Detail from Priorities by Sabine Lacey

Unspoken – Paintings by Sabine Lacey Ballina Arts Centre, Co Mayo *** Following the death of her mother-in-law, Sabine Lacey was helpi(...)

Bent Knees Are a Give by Isabel Nolan

Bent Knees Are a Give – Isabel Nolan Kerlin Gallery, Dublin **** The poet and priest John Donne died in 1631. His memorial statue, at (...)

Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

Enclosed Ring Fort (1970) by Maria Simonds-Gooding

A Maria Simonds-Gooding retrospective opens later this week at the Royal Hibernian Academy. Simonds-Gooding is a singular figure in Irish art. Yes,(...)