Jack B Yeats

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An instinctual understanding of art: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Hugh Lane in Citizen Lane

There’s a wonderful tableau in the new Irish historical film Citizen Lane depicting Hugh Lane’s wildly ambitious vision for Dublin: architect Edwin La(...)

Lot 45 Roderic O’Conor, Figures in a Pool

Ever wondered what a Louis le Brocquy or a Donald Teskey would look like on your wall?  Well, you don’t have to wonder any more.  A new app(...)

‘Free Travel’ by Martin Gale

Auctioneers de Veres of Kildare Street, Dublin, whose “Irish Art Auction” takes place on Tuesday (April 17th) believe – a mix of hope and expectation (...)

 Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Like anybody who has ever visited Paris, I have seen the Mona Lisa.  That’s to say, I have stood in the room where it hangs and have looked long (...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

Those hardy Irish souls who swim in the sea – regardless of weather – will surely identify with the figures in a Jack B Yeats painting Old Men Bathing(...)

Detail form Gorta, 1946, by Lilian Lucy Davidson (1879-1954). Oil on canvas. 69.85x90.17cm. Copyright Estate of Lilian Lucy Davidson. Photograph: Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum/Quinnipiac Iniversity

The statistics are well known: by 1841, the population of Ireland was more than eight million. More than one million died during the Great Hunger(...)

David Bowie poses for a portrait in 1976. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Two years ago, music promoter, booker and David Bowie aficionado John Brereton thought it would be a great idea to devise a celebration of all things (...)

A view of Lake Geneva entitled ‘Evening, Montreux’ by Sir John Lavery

A view of Lake Geneva entitled Evening, Montreux by Sir John Lavery is the top lot in Whyte’s art sale in the RDS on Monday evening, November 27th. Th(...)

By Merrion Strand by Jack B Yeats.

Auction Results: Wednesday (November 22nd) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Irish Art Auction, 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 49, By Merrion (...)

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