A matter of taste: prawn-head smoothies in a Domestic Godless installation

Ten years ago, when Radisson launched a new hotel on Golden Lane in Dublin, the centrepiece of the opening was the opportunity to go “sky dining”. Str(...)

Florence attack: Marina Abramovic at the Palazzo Strozzi’s exhibition of her work. Photograph: Laura Lezza/Getty

Marina Abramovic is no stranger to controversial performances, but the artist found herself involved in an unscripted spectacle on Sunday when an aspi(...)

KÁRYYN: time to get acquainted with her work – and  how to say her name. Photograph: Derek Hutchison

In what appears to be a highly-stylised pronunciation of Karen, the composer and vocalist KÁRYYN will initially have you at a loss as to how to say he(...)

Erling Kagge: “People say I have three kids and a demanding job, so how can I expect to get any silence – that’s not correct: if you do the dishes after dinner, you will get silence as no one is going to interrupt you.”

Erling Kagge has led a life so staggeringly eventful and impressive, it almost verges on parody. Already a successful lawyer in his native Norway, in(...)

Prof John Cryan (left), head of neuroscience at University College Cork, and Prof Ted Dinan, head of psychiatry at UCC, at the Gut Instinct: Art Food and Feeling exhibition in the Glucksman Gallery, UCC

Visual art and science are interlinked at an exhibition entitled Gut Instinct: Art, Food and Feeling, currently showing at UCC’s Glucksman Gallery. Th(...)

Not to be Known by Aideen Barry

Brittlefield – Aideen Barry RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin ★★★★★ It’s typical of Aideen Barry that, when she obtained an arts residency at the Kenn(...)

 Designer Helen James  at her Terenure home. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Helen James was exposed to art and design from a very early age, growing up in the grounds of the Chester Beatty Library in Shrewsbury Road, where he(...)

Detail from Rest Energy (1980), by Marina Abramovic and Ulay. Copyright Marina Abramovic and Ulay; courtesy the Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now   Works by modern and contemporary artists, including Dalí, Duchamp, Giacometti, Oppenheim, Pica(...)

The Fall by Amanda Coogan

Amanda Coogan’s I’ll Sing You a Song from Around the Town is one of the most ambitious performance art events ever staged in Ireland. It opened las(...)

Deliberately provocative? A Catholic church that has been transformed into a mosque for the Venice Biennale by artist Christoph Buchel. Photograph: Casey Kelbaugh/The New York Times

Pickled sheep; blocks of turf; sculptures made from human blood: art can be many things. At this year’s Venice Biennale, Swiss artist Christoph(...)

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