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# art - Friday 27 May, 2022

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council
# Planning Law
# Planning Law

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council

May 27th 2022, 7:05 PM 10,008 Views 0 Comments

The group has been in a five-year court dispute over three murals around the city.

# art - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Iconic Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe fetches record $195 million

Iconic Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe fetches record $195 million

May 10th 2022, 7:23 AM 15,102 Views 17 Comments

The portrait is now the most expensive 20th century artwork ever sold at public auction.

# art - Sunday 1 May, 2022

New murals embrace Ireland’s mythological past
# Art Trail
# Art Trail

New murals embrace Ireland’s mythological past

May 1st 2022, 2:17 PM 20,562 Views 9 Comments

The new urban art trail in Drogheda will feature six large murals on buildings.

# art - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw
# Art
# Art

Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw

Feb 17th 2022, 9:25 PM 21,526 Views 7 Comments

The painting – owned by a British citizen – will go up for auction in Poland on 17 March.

# art - Monday 31 January, 2022

Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful
# Art
# Art

Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful

Jan 31st 2022, 7:03 PM 23,714 Views 14 Comments

The artist looks back at her month-long #ObjectDressChallenge and shares the lessons she’s learned.

# art - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Belfast artist collective wins Turner Prize with Irish pub immersive installation
# Turner Prize
# Turner Prize

Belfast artist collective wins Turner Prize with Irish pub immersive installation

Dec 2nd 2021, 2:47 PM 9,203 Views 2 Comments

In a first, this year’s shortlist was made up entirely of groups with no individual artist being nominated.

# art - Monday 18 October, 2021

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

Oct 18th 2021, 1:30 PM 33,257 Views 31 Comments

Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.

# art - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself

Aug 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 19,282 Views 4 Comments

Artist Ciara Chapman’s work on chronic pain is to be exhibited in Cork city – here, she explains how chronic pain has affected her life and how art has helped.

# art - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Advisory group will attempt to 'achieve gender balance' in Leinster House artworks
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Advisory group will attempt to 'achieve gender balance' in Leinster House artworks

Jul 28th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,249 Views 30 Comments

Plans for the display of some modern artworks to liven up parts of Leinster House are also under consideration.

# art - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
# Hugh Lane
# Hugh Lane

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 16,321 Views 11 Comments

The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.

# art - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 44,189 Views 0 Comments

When she collaborated with Traveller women on a project about hair and Traveller culture, Breda Mayock came to a number of realisations about Ireland and prejudice.

# art - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all

Jun 9th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,608 Views 12 Comments

Lucy Medlycott brings us the stories of female street artists in Ireland, who seek “to subvert, to question and to transform”.

# art - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Banksy confirms mural of sneezing pensioner on side of Bristol house is his work
# Artwork
# Artwork

Banksy confirms mural of sneezing pensioner on side of Bristol house is his work

Dec 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 63,706 Views 24 Comments

The image appears to show a pensioner whose sneeze is knocking over buildings.

# art - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister
# Art
# Art

14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister

Dec 9th 2020, 10:43 AM 50,565 Views 16 Comments

The Zurich portrait prize and young portrait prize winners were announced by the National Gallery.

# art - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin
# Gormleys Contemporary
# Gormleys Contemporary

Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin

Oct 11th 2020, 11:09 AM 26,680 Views 16 Comments

Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst are among the artists whose work visitors will be able to enjoy.

# art - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'
# Illuminations
# Illuminations

'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'

Oct 7th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,769 Views 1 Comment

Photographer Jeanette Lowe and artist Leanne McDonagh explore inner city life and Traveller families in new work about how the pandemic has affected Ireland.

# art - Saturday 5 September, 2020

The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers
# Fair City
# Fair City

The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers

Sep 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 76,737 Views 0 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan, now 78, went to college in his late 50s and ended up with his dream job.

# art - Monday 6 July, 2020

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces
# Art
# Art

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

Jul 6th 2020, 3:07 PM 23,226 Views 86 Comments

The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.

# art - Friday 26 June, 2020

What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?
# Picture This
# Picture This

What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?

Jun 26th 2020, 6:20 AM 7,635 Views 0 Comments

Some galleries are trying to make the experience as normal as possible.

# art - Monday 22 June, 2020

'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin
# Tree Of Life
# Tree Of Life

'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:16 PM 64,077 Views 70 Comments

Dublin City Council has said that an accelerant was used in the fire, with the damage clearly visible today.

# art - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you match these famous paintings to their artists?
# On Canvass
# On Canvass

Quiz: Can you match these famous paintings to their artists?

May 26th 2020, 9:30 PM 53,279 Views 19 Comments

Coming to a gallery near you.

# art - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'It was incredible to witness': RTÉ documentary shows the power of the arts for young children
# Creative Kids
# Creative Kids

'It was incredible to witness': RTÉ documentary shows the power of the arts for young children

May 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 18,085 Views 4 Comments

It follows the launch of the creative programme in Irish schools last year.

# art - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Banksy reveals new artwork as he 'works from home' during lockdown
# Rat Tat Tat Tat
# Rat Tat Tat Tat

Banksy reveals new artwork as he 'works from home' during lockdown

Apr 15th 2020, 10:40 PM 59,322 Views 49 Comments

Banksy’s trademark rat can be seen causing mayhem in a bathroom.

Quiz: How well do you know Leonardo da Vinci?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know Leonardo da Vinci?

Apr 15th 2020, 9:30 PM 41,997 Views 32 Comments

It’s his birthday.

# art - Friday 3 April, 2020

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
# Funding
# Funding

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:08 PM 31,729 Views 64 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.

# art - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Don Conroy launches his new Youtube channel: 'People want their kids to experience what they did when they were young'
# Uncle Don
# Uncle Don

Don Conroy launches his new Youtube channel: 'People want their kids to experience what they did when they were young'

Apr 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 55,023 Views 37 Comments

Conroy plans to provide free drawing tutorials over the coming weeks. It came about, he says, by popular demand.

# art - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,265 Views 3 Comments

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.

# art - Sunday 24 November, 2019

The Irish For: The enduring genius of artist Louis le Brocquy
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: The enduring genius of artist Louis le Brocquy

Nov 24th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,144 Views 10 Comments

The Irish artist’s painting Táin was sold for €102,253 at an auction earlier this week.

# art - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000
# Easel Money
# Easel Money

RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000

Nov 19th 2019, 5:34 PM 22,006 Views 51 Comments

The national broadcaster is dealing with a serious financial crisis.

# art - Monday 9 September, 2019

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'
# Making A Mark
# Making A Mark

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Sep 9th 2019, 8:00 PM 14,104 Views 5 Comments

Mark Smith, who has Down Syndrome is performing in a new show about his life, written by Shaun Dunne.

# art - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art
# Frayed
# Frayed

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

Sep 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,745 Views 2 Comments

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

# art - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist
# Wilhelmina Weber Furlong
# Wilhelmina Weber Furlong

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

Aug 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 32,808 Views 5 Comments

An exhibition on her fascinating work is in Ireland for the first time.

# art - Friday 26 July, 2019

Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint
# In Rude Health
# In Rude Health

Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint

Jul 26th 2019, 6:05 AM 38,289 Views 32 Comments

The OPW said the piece has been moved into an individual office now after “an objection” to the artwork.

# art - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost
# Public Art
# Public Art

Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost

Jul 13th 2019, 9:00 AM 27,864 Views 80 Comments

Percent for Art scheme aims to make art accessible to the general public.

# art - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
# Carlow Arts Festival
# Carlow Arts Festival

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,277 Views 24 Comments

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

# art - Monday 6 May, 2019

Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin

May 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,670 Views 32 Comments

They worry that rising rental prices will force cultural creative spaces to close.

# art - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors
# Culture
# Culture

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

May 2nd 2019, 4:01 PM 7,086 Views 4 Comments

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

# art - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,500 Views 6 Comments

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

# art - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme
# National Museum Of Ireland
# National Museum Of Ireland

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme

Mar 21st 2019, 11:43 AM 7,990 Views 2 Comments

The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.

# art - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need
# Jack And Jill Foundation
# Jack And Jill Foundation

'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need

Mar 5th 2019, 7:00 PM 12,150 Views 2 Comments

You won’t know whose picture you have – amateur or world famous professional – until after the purchase, but all proceeds go to the Jack and Jill foundation.

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