Lucian Freud

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Shouting, Jack B Yeats is expected to set a new record for the artist (€1.5m- €2m),  Whyte’s

Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the country’s most important artists, two forthcoming sales will test the market for the (...)

Sotheby’s Three Treasures sale of Stuart Weitzman set a new record for a coin at auction when the 1933 Double Eagle $20 coin achieved $18.9 million (€15.9 million)

Despite Covid and lockdowns, it has been a strong six months in the antiques and fine art industry, with some notable results. An extremely rare Iris(...)

The Old Days by Jack B Yeats,  formerly owned by  film producer John Huston when he lived in Galway. (£500,000-£800,000/€581,300- €938,100). Christie’s

Two upcoming sales offer art lovers the opportunity to add some serious heavyweights to their collections. The first is the BJ Eastwood Collection, of(...)

David Hockney: ‘I’m teaching the French how to paint Normandy.’ Photograph: Nathanael Turner/New York Times

“I think it looks terrific,” says David Hockney. “It’s all on one theme, isn’t it? And there’s not many exhibitions like that, really, a show all abou(...)

Sculling by Jack B Yeats (Lot 47, €200,000-€300,000)

The week ahead is a busy one for fine art on the Irish auction circuit, with a dizzying number of superb paintings for sale. On Monday, December 7th,(...)

Young Kerry artist, Casey Etherton – from Coláiste na Sceilge, Caherciveen – overall winner in the senior 16-18 years age category for  ‘Kevin In The Pink’

When aspiring art student Casey Etherton noticed his neighbour sitting under a light in his grandparents’ home he saw in the moment a self-portrait by(...)

Greenhall Lodge, Tinahely, Co Wicklow

In a recent interview, U2 singer Bono clarified a comment about everyone being in the same boat during the current coronavirus crisis, by likening the(...)

Two Travellers, Jack B Yeats (1942). Courtesy of the Tate

What is it? A 1942 painting by Jack B Yeats (1871-1957). How was it done? It is, stylistically, later Yeats. That is, the period when the artist ha(...)

Luggla: Garech Browne on his Co Wicklow estate in 1999. Photograph: Joe St Leger

His parties and hospitality were unsurpassed, but a new documentary about Garech Browne paints a portrait of a spendthrift who eventually ran out of m(...)

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(...)

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