Tracey Emin

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Donald Trump: the golf-carting embodiment of transgression. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

For a long time the hippest word in art criticism was “transgressive”. One of the things that defined a work as modern was the breaking of taboos. And(...)

Dawson Street in Dublin: name-signage for our stations, whether they are for trains, Dart or Luas, does not have to be so utilitarian. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Who doesn’t love the Luas? Smooth, clean and efficient, it gets you from A to B. And when the link-up is completed, it will also connect you to C, D, (...)

Duncan Campbell in front of  his film  Sigmar: “If you went into a small village in the 1960s and started asking people questions about their sex lives you weren’t going to get much of an answer.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Thoughtful, reserved, and considered in his speech, Duncan Campbell, who won the Turner Prize in 2014, is the opposite of the kind of flamboyant artis(...)

From Yinka Shonibare’s Recreating the Pastoral exhibition at Visual Carlow. Photograph: Aisling McCoy

As 2016 continues, past Easter weekend with its parades, ceremonies and commemorations, the parallel conversations around colonialism, victimhood and(...)

Jerry Hall wore a pale blue chiffon and silk wedding gown, reported to have been designed by Vivienne Westwood, while Rupert Murdoch dressed in a navy suit, white shirt and brown shoes. He sported a single white rose in his breast pocket. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St Bride’s church on Lond(...)

In the low late January sunshine, uniform rows of bare vines roll out towards the distant Luberon mountains. By summer this landscape will be ablaze (...)

A visitor appraises Caravaggio’s The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew. Photograph: Getty Images

As time goes on there seems to be less agreement as to what exactly constitutes art. Consider a Caravaggio painting, a shark in formaldehyde, Duchamp(...)

Detail from And When Did You Last See Your Father by Abigail O’Brien

RHA 185th Annual Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin ****   “To survive is to win,” the Chinese film director Zhang Yi(...)

Sam Smith performs on stage during the 2015 Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London, February 25th, 2015. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith have shared the honours on what was a muted night — literally in the case of Kanye West — at the B(...)

Porters at Sotheby’s of London with Turner’s ‘Rome from Mount Aventine’. It sold for €38.6 million

Mr Turner – a biographical film about a 19th-century English artist – was one of the most unlikely and unexpectedly successful cinema releases of l(...)

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