Nan Goldin

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Co-artistic directors of Pan Pan Theatre Gavin Quinn and Aedín Cosgrove

When did you last cry? Aedín: You’re always crying. You were crying in the rehearsal room the other day. Gavin: No I wasn’t! Aedín: It was close. T(...)

Aideen Barry’s ‘Press Image’

SUNDAY ART Water Colour Society of Ireland watercoloursocietyofireland.com. The Concourse, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, Until October (...)

Ciarán Murphy’s L-2 (2013) at the Hennessy Art Fund for Imma

Hennessy Art Fund for Imma Collection ** Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Until November 26th imma.ie Once upon a time, the Irish M(...)

Nan Goldin and Vivienne Dick at the launch of the exhibitions Weekend Plans and 93% Stardust in Imma, Dublin. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

At Thanksgiving in 1978, the year after the US photographer Nan Goldin moved to New York, she was heading to dinner in a British man’s house with a bu(...)

Oscar Wilde  wrote to the Daily Chronicle about the dismissal of one of Reading Gaol’s warders for giving a young child, imprisoned for poaching rabbits, a biscuit.

“Where there is sorrow,” wrote Oscar Wilde in De Profundis, the long letter he wrote in Reading Gaol, “there is holy ground.” Sites of suffering can (...)

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(...)

Weekend in . . . Provence
  • Travel
  • August 29, 2015, 01:00

Exploring Provence’s vast, rugged sprawl can be exhilarating – and daunting. From the salt marshes of the Camargue to storybook hilltop villages li(...)

Photograph taken in Dublin by Eamonn Doyle for his photo book ON

Eamonn Doyle has experienced the highs and lows the music industry has to offer over the past 20-odd years. He started out as a DJ and founded D1 R(...)

Disappear With Me: Alec Soth’s Snapchat images, which vanish from your phone almost as soon as you receive them, have sold out. Photograph: Jenn Ackerman/New York Times

It’s a First World problem that is insignificant in the face of life’s major traumas, but a defining malady among those who have enough is the nagging(...)

Kyoto lidded vase, mark of Namikawa Yasuyuki, circa 1890. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Seven Treasures Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle *****   Cloisonné is an ancient enamelling technique. As a process, the(...)