Reverie by Jack B Yeats (€500,000- €700,000)

The Ernie O’Malley Collection exhibition at the RDS on November 23rd, in advance of Monday’s sale by Whyte’s and Christies, is an opportunity to (...)

Girl with a Balloon (Gold) Number 1/88 of the artist’s proof set a record for a Banksy print t achieving £395,250 through Christie’s

Results Monday September 23rd – Morgan O’Driscoll Online Auction: Kenneth Webb, Fair Day Clifden €6,400, Norah McGuinness, Geese at Sutton Cross €1,4(...)

May Guinness, Woman In Red (detail) achieved €34,000 (€6,000-€8,000) to a collector in California through Whyte’s

Auction results September 15th, Oliver Usher, Beamond House, Bellewstown, Co Meath. French grand piano, €1,600; club fender, €1,800; pair Regency kni(...)

Lot 105: The Lovers After Courbet by Basil Blackshaw (€20,000-€40,000).

Mankind has long been fascinated by the naked human body expressed as an art form. A refection of ourselves, and sometimes conveying social and politi(...)

Lot 13: ‘Double Portait of Two Girls’ by Margaret Clarke (€20,000-€30,000) is among the artwork that was seen as too unorthodox in earlier decades, but now takes centre stage at Whyte’s auction

The Whyte’s Irish and International Art auction on March 4th at the RDS will offer an array of works by Louis le Brocquy, from lithographs, silkscreen(...)

Norah McGuinness, Evening Flight: Adam’s Lot 19

Artworks from the collection of the late playwright Brian Friel have raised €162,300 for the homeless charity the Peter McVerry Trust. A total of 22 o(...)

Top of the sales lists was Jack B Yeats, whose Morning Glory rose above its top estimate to make €175,000 (€80,000–€120,000)

Is Irish art finally coming out of the shadow of recession and back into the sun? There were certainly some glittering prices at Whyte’s Important Ir(...)

Harry Kernoff RHA – ‘Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham’ (1940) €2,000-€3,000

The arrival of the new year in the Irish art market doesn’t mean out with the old. Far from it. Most of the pictures in the first big art auction of 2(...)

Artist Alice Maher photographed in Lough Carra, Co Mayo recreating one of her installations entitled ‘Les Filles d’Ouranos Art Grandeur Nature, Seinne Saint-Denis, Paris. Photograph: Keith Heneghan.

In 1986, the US feminist group Guerrilla Girls proclaimed that “It’s even worse in Europe”, referring to the art world’s sexual and racial discriminat(...)

 Molly Keane with Sally Phipps’s godfather  John Gielgud,  c1930. Photograph courtesy  of Waterford County Museum

In 1945 Elizabeth Bowen wrote to her lover Charles Ritchie that “The people I was staying with – Bobby and Molly Keane – have the most heavenly child (...)

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