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# Art

Last month
October 2023
The Art Riddler: 'What did I know about art or about mounting an exhibition? Nothing'
The anonymous patron outlines how he found himself supporting artists as a new exhibition runs this weekend.
This year
Some of largest Irish sculptures ever to hit the market to go on sale this week
The works have gone on display at the Culloden Estate and Spa in Co Down.
US Supreme Court rules against Andy Warhol's estate in copyright dispute over image of Prince
The photo taken by Lynn Goldsmith was used as the basis for a screenprint of the musician created by the pop artist.
The National Gallery of Ireland now has its first ever painting by Paul Cézanne
La Vie des Champs – Life in the Fields – was completed in 1877 in Cézanne’s native Provence, in southern France.
Opinion: Shouldn't protest art provoke exactly the response we've seen this week?
Art History and Cultural Policy Associate Professor, Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald, looks at the controversy this week around a reworked famine-era eviction scene.
Andy Warhol works to feature in Ireland’s largest exhibition of pop art
The work of fellow US artists Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring and Robert Indiana will also be on show.
Banksy artwork in Kent dismantled hours after being claimed by the elusive artist
The street artist claimed the Margate artwork by sharing a series of photos of the piece on their Instagram account on Tuesday.
Last year
Andy Warhol masterpiece from Death And Disaster series sells for €82 million
The rare masterpiece went under the hammer in New York.
Banksy reveals artwork on side of damaged building in Ukraine
The anonymous graffiti artist has posted a photo of a mural he has created in the town of Borodyanka.
Art collective seek legal costs after halted prosecution over street murals
Subset claimed it had lost money on legal costs when Dublin City Council dropped its case
John Gibbons: If you're offended by soup thrown on a painting then you're missing the point
The environmental campaigner says scientists have been warning us about climate change for decades, but no one has listened.
Opinion: The world wants us to go back to normal after the pandemic. Maybe we need to rest instead
Artist Áine O’Hara has created the Rest Rooms, where rest is a form of resistance – here, she explains the background to the installation.
Quiz: How much do you know about Andy Warhol?
Warhol’s studio became a well-known gathering place for intellectuals, drag queens, playwrights and celebrities,
Lost Banksy painting created in West Bank resurfaces in Tel Aviv gallery
The artwork sprayed on a concrete wall shows a rat with a slingshot.
Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council
The group has been in a five-year court dispute over three murals around the city.
Iconic Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe fetches record $195 million
The portrait is now the most expensive 20th century artwork ever sold at public auction.
New murals embrace Ireland’s mythological past
The new urban art trail in Drogheda will feature six large murals on buildings.
Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw
The painting – owned by a British citizen – will go up for auction in Poland on 17 March.
Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful
The artist looks back at her month-long #ObjectDressChallenge and shares the lessons she’s learned.
All time
Belfast artist collective wins Turner Prize with Irish pub immersive installation
In a first, this year’s shortlist was made up entirely of groups with no individual artist being nominated.
Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.
Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself
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.
Advisory group will attempt to 'achieve gender balance' in Leinster House artworks
Plans for the display of some modern artworks to liven up parts of Leinster House are also under consideration.
'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.
Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'
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.
Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all
Lucy Medlycott brings us the stories of female street artists in Ireland, who seek “to subvert, to question and to transform”.
Banksy confirms mural of sneezing pensioner on side of Bristol house is his work
The image appears to show a pensioner whose sneeze is knocking over buildings.
14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister
The Zurich portrait prize and young portrait prize winners were announced by the National Gallery.
Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin
Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst are among the artists whose work visitors will be able to enjoy.
'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'
Photographer Jeanette Lowe and artist Leanne McDonagh explore inner city life and Traveller families in new work about how the pandemic has affected Ireland.
The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers
Jim O’Callaghan, now 78, went to college in his late 50s and ended up with his dream job.
Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces
The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.
What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?
Some galleries are trying to make the experience as normal as possible.
'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin
Dublin City Council has said that an accelerant was used in the fire, with the damage clearly visible today.
Quiz: Can you match these famous paintings to their artists?
Coming to a gallery near you.
'It was incredible to witness': RTÉ documentary shows the power of the arts for young children
It follows the launch of the creative programme in Irish schools last year.
Banksy reveals new artwork as he 'works from home' during lockdown
Banksy’s trademark rat can be seen causing mayhem in a bathroom.
Quiz: How well do you know Leonardo da Vinci?
It’s his birthday.
Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.
Don Conroy launches his new Youtube channel: 'People want their kids to experience what they did when they were young'
Conroy plans to provide free drawing tutorials over the coming weeks. It came about, he says, by popular demand.