Sean Scully

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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(...)

Diamond set Cartier love bangle in 18ct rose gold, €7,000-€7,500, O’Reillys

RESULTS Saturday, September 7th Woodward Auctions, Cork Set of six Cork dining chairs by O’Connell’s of Lavitts Quay, €2,500 (€2,000-€3,000); Sher(...)

Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

Lot 268, an 18th century   German table box. It sold for €36,000

While auction catalogues can make fine bedtime reading, the highly-charged atmosphere through the online audio link of Fonsie Mealy’s sale in Birr on (...)

The V&A in Dundee which was designed  by Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma. Photograph:  Getty Images

V&A Dundee Scotland’s first design museum opened in September in a stunning building designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma that looks like se(...)

Sean Scully pastel M.18.04 made €556,686

Auction results Christie’s, Modern British Art Evening Sale, June 19th. Sean Scully, pastel M.18.04 made €556,686, a record in the medium for th(...)

 Full-time artist Leah Hewson  has a new jewellery line with Edge Only jewellery. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ahead of Leah Hewson’s exhibition Scintilla in 2017, buzz climbed at a steady clip until it eventually reached a crescendo. The Dubliner had enjoyed a(...)

John Noel Smith: ‘Moving Lines I, 2017’, oil on canvas, 200 x 240 cm

John Noel Smith: Moving Lines ★★★★★ Reproductions don’t do justice to John Noel Smith’s paintings. That’s true of most paintings, though by no means (...)

Sleeper lot: “Italian school” had a guide of €500-€800 but made €120,000 at Adam’s

Sunday, April 9th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Last weekend’s At Home auction hit the headlines when Lot 160, an apparently unremarkable (...)

“Perhaps I was too much in awe of him to describe him as a friend,” says Stephen Rea, right, of Seamus Heaney. Photographs: Matt Kavanagh, Brenda Fitzsimons

“I’m going to be in trouble for saying that,” Stephen Rea says. We’re in the Merrion Hotel, where Rea has been talking about the Field Day programme o(...)

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