Joy Gerrard

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 The Invisible Past.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Five artists have been shortlisted for the 2019 Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) Art Award. The artworks were selected from more than 500 work(...)

Breda Mayock preparing a banner for the Artists’ Campaign to Repeal the Eight Ammendment. Photo: Alison Laredo

In 1989, seven members of the group Act Up broke into the New York Stock Exchange, chaining themselves to a balcony and displaying a banner that read (...)

Hegel Bollard, 2016, by Stephen Brandes. Courtesy of the artist and Oonagh Young Gallery

Parc du Souvenir: Stephen Brandes Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin **** Stephen Brandes relates that he invented a kind of fictional alter ego, Alfred (...)

Joy Gerrard with her new exhibition, Shot Crowd, at the RHA Gallery: “We’re all activists now.”   Photograph: Eric Luke

Upstairs, in one of the large galleries at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin face off against each other. The pai(...)

RCSI president Declan Magee (right) , takes a close look at the sculpture “Random Access Memory V” by Remco de Fouw (centre) winner of the 2016 RCSI Art Award, with RHA president Mick O’Dea, at the presentation in the Royal Hibernian Academy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The winner of the inaugural Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Art Award is Remco de Fouw, for his sculpture Random Access Memory V. The piece was c(...)

Soft-Kin  by Richard Gorman, which has been shortlisted for the inaugural RCSI Art Award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The opening of this year’s RHA Annual Exhibition also saw the announcement of a shortlist for a new award: the RCSI Art Award. Five artworks made th(...)

The art project by Cliona Harmey displays the names of the most recent ships to arrive into and leave from Dublin Port

Irish trains are named for rivers, while the planes in the Aer Lingus fleet carry the names of saints. This creates the lovely idea of locomotives (...)