Marcel Duchamp

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Shark tank: Damien Hirst with his piece Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living in 2013.  Photograph: Natalie Naccache/New York Times

Are artists different? Some lines from Thomas Kinsella are stuck in my mind: “I wonder whether one expects/ Flowing tie or expert sex …/ Of poets any (...)

Banksy’s Girl With Balloon is destroyed moments after being sold for more than £1m. Photograph: PA  Banksy’s Girl With Balloon is destroyed moments after being sold for more than £1m. Photograph: PA

The moment I love most in the video Banksy has released of his latest art stunt is when a bespectacled man with the intelligent, well-groomed air of a(...)

Oona Doherty’s Hard to Be Soft – A Belfast Prayer at Dublin Dance Festival. PR photograph: Luca Truffarelli

In 2014 I was asked to take part in a theatre conference at NUI Galway called “Pushing Form”. My paper was on my own experimental work, exploring form(...)

“Imagine,” it blurbs on the inside cover of this perceptive, often illuminating double album, “if Eno had a jukebox. Maybe two jukeboxes. One for stra(...)

Issue 5+6 of Aspen magazine:  edited and designed by Brian O’Doherty in 1967, it challenged the idea of magazines and art. Photograph: © Aspen Magazine/Authors

What is it? Aspen 5+6 is a double issue of the experimental magazine which appeared in just 10 instalments between 1965 and 1971. The double issue wa(...)

Unspeakably disgusting toilet scene: Ewan McGregor as Renton in    Trainspotting (1996) Weekend Review January 2017. Ewan McGregor as Renton in the Danny Boyle film Trainspotting, from 1996.

Why was Piglet staring down the toilet? He was looking for Pooh. Today, November 19th is Toilet Day. Urine for a treat. So what should we all do to ce(...)

Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Freedom of Movement, film still, at the MART Gallery

Freedom of Movement – Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani ★★★ The Mart Gallery What do we think of when we hear the word “race”? In Nina Fischer &(...)

Artist Brian O’Doherty: ‘Now that I’ve got less permanent, I would like to do some permanent installations.’ Photograph: George Tatge

In Brian O’Doherty’s studio there is a large photograph dating from 2002. Five figures are posed against a white background: Brian O’Doherty, William (...)

Socially engaged: Deirdre O’Mahony made X-PO a focus for the community

People tend to think that the rule book for the visual arts was banished forever when Marcel Duchamp submitted his urinal to the International Exhibit(...)

Poker de Damas (2016) by Teresa Margolles. Photograph: copyright Manifesta 11/Wolfgang Traeger

Europe and the “European project” are going to remain in the news for some time. Integration versus diversity, community versus edicts, free markets (...)

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