Villa E1027 by Eileen Gray

Summer 1926. The Irish designer Eileen Gray, age 48, begins work on a holiday dream home for her lover, the Romanian art critic and architect Jean Bad(...)

Cecilia Moore, Wah Wah in silver with Big Blue Wah Wah, 2017

The three artists who will share this year’s Golden Fleece Award, worth €30,000, were announced at a ceremony in the RHA, Dublin on Thursday. They are(...)

Jack Hickey with  his painting My Time, which has won the 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize

The 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize has been awarded to Jack Hickey for his painting My Time. Its subject is a woman lying, apparently on a bed, her eyes(...)

Artist Miranda Blennerhassett receives the RCSI silver medal from Prof John Hyland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Miranda Blennerhassett is the winner of this year’s Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) Art Award. Blennerhassett won for her installation RHA, which is(...)

Kate Mc Bride, Kildare with Michelle Considine from Malahide, looking at Eilis O'Connell's bronze sculpture entitled Angular Momentum, which was shortlistlisted for the RCSI Art Award, Varnishing Day, at the RHA.Photo Kenneth O Halloran

The five shortlisted artists for this year’s RCSI Art Award have been announced at a ceremony at the RHA in Dublin. The nominated works are: RHA Site(...)

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(...)

One of four adjoining, spacious lightboxes that form an extensive arena in My Mind’s I by Janet Mullarney

My Mind’s I – Janet Mullarney Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda *****   There’s a fleet-footed, magic realist character to Janet Mu(...)

Artist Patrick Scott. He was described by Minister for the Arts Jimmy Deenihan as “a guiding light in the Irish art world for many decades”

Patrick Scott was a founder member of Aosdána, the association of artists, and a Saoi in the organisation – the h(...)