Vera Klute

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Dublin City Council said it was   “serious consideration will be given in light of the most recent attack to alternative ways of protecting this important work. Removal temporarily or permanently or finding an alternative site cannot be ruled out” due to the ongoing vandalism. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí investigating criminal damage to the Luke Kelly sculpture in Dublin’s north docks have arrested and charged a man, aged in his 40s. The man w(...)

The Luke Kelly statue on guild Street, Dublin being cleaned after being defaced. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

The sculpture of musician Luke Kelly in Dublin’s north docks is a “site specific work” and is integral to its waterside setting, public art manager wi(...)

The Luke Kelly statue after being daubed with black paint.

A statue of musician Luke Kelly on Sheriff Street, Dublin, has been vandalised. Photographs on social media show black paint across a section of the (...)

 The Invisible Past.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Five artists have been shortlisted for the 2019 Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) Art Award. The artworks were selected from more than 500 work(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina, with Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and artist Vera Klute, having unveiled the Luke Kelly statue in Dublin 1, on January 30th, 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

We all have our heroes, some of us may even do heroic things, but it is not given to everyone to have a statue erected in their memory, never mind two(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina, with Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and artist Vera Klute, at the Guild Street site, in the docklands. Mr Higgins unveiled two sculptures of   Luke Kelly  on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Luke Kelly’s version of A Town I Loved So Well is regarded as the definitive one though it was written about Derry and not his native Dublin. The la(...)

The Luke Kelly statue by Dublin artist Vera Klute is lowered into place on Sherrif Street in Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Kelly

You wait years for a Luke Kelly statue, and then two of them come along at once. Tomorrow, the city unveils two separate sculptures, on either side of(...)

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(...)

Stephanie Deady, Concealed Pink I (2018, Oil on board, 22.5 x 17cm). Image courtesy of the artist

188th RHA Annual Exhibition ★★★★ Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2 If art exhibitions can seem formal affairs – where works hang prim(...)

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(...)

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