Ana Maria Pacheco’s Hairy Legs of the Queen of Sheba.  Courtesy of the artist and Pratt Contemporary

Many centuries ago a young Portuguese girl was said to have been so determined to remain chaste, she prayed to be made ugly. God granted her a beard. (...)

Embroidered stories: ‘Bordados’, an exhibition of Rebecca Devaney’s work  based on  her travels through Mexico is at the Mexican Embassy in  Dublin

If any medium was the Cinderella of the art and design worlds – useful and everyday, yet capable of extraordinary beauty and conveying occasional wond(...)