Sean Keating

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When the Chicago World Fair opened in 1893, there was not one, but two rival model Irish villages.

People frequently forget that history isn’t composed of a grand sweep of happenings, ordained by institutions from on high. While these undoubtedly co(...)

A piece by Gabriel Hayes at the entrance to the Church of the Ascension in Gurranabraher in Cork. Hayes was one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th century.

Sculpture is a hot topic right now. It is an ideal time to look at the life and work of one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th ce(...)

Tuskar Rock Lighthouse by Ivan Sutton (€1,500-€2,000), Whyte’s.

With lockdown restrictions lifting, auction houses are beginning to open up for public viewings once again. Both de Vere’s of Kildare Street and Whyte(...)

Lot 59: Qing bronze and polychrome censer achieved €30,000 (€15,000-€20,000) through Sheppard’s

Auction results Thursday, February 20th  Sheppard’s Asian Art Sale  95 per cent sold including: lot 59, Chinese Qing gilt bronze and polych(...)

David Hockney’s The Splash which sold for £23.1m (€27.4m) at Sotheby’s in London.

AUCTION RESULTS Tuesday, February 11th Sotheby’s Contemporary Art London. David Hockney painting, The Splash, sold for £23.1m (€27.4m) – nearly eigh(...)

Norman J McCaig Barges on the Liffey €1,000-€1,500 Whyte’s

Auction results Wednesday, January 29th Victor Mee Pub Memorabilia Sale Lot 387, rare Shamrock Whiskey mirror Kirker Greer & Co Ltd, Belfast 19(...)

Cecil Maguire’s Fair Day, Clifden, is among the 259 lots in the Morgan O’Driscoll online auction.

Ends Monday, January 20th: Morgan O’Driscoll online auction. Two hundred and fifty-nine works, including lot 4, Seán Keating’s Head of an Aran Girl (€(...)

Gaetano de Gennaro’s portrait of Margaret Burke Sheridan at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An Italian artist made a home for himself in Ireland in the 1940s. Today his portrait of Ireland’s first president, Douglas Hyde, hangs in Áras an Uac(...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

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 (...)

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