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# art - Last month November 2022

Andy Warhol masterpiece from Death And Disaster series sells for €82 million
# White Disaster
# White Disaster

Andy Warhol masterpiece from Death And Disaster series sells for €82 million

Nov 17th 2022, 8:44 AM 17,766 Views 12 Comments

The rare masterpiece went under the hammer in New York.

Banksy reveals artwork on side of damaged building in Ukraine
# Banksy
# Banksy

Banksy reveals artwork on side of damaged building in Ukraine

Nov 12th 2022, 11:41 AM 41,041 Views 8 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

Art collective seek legal costs after halted prosecution over street murals

Nov 1st 2022, 4:38 PM 11,369 Views 0 Comments

Subset claimed it had lost money on legal costs when Dublin City Council dropped its case

# art - This year 2022

John Gibbons: If you're offended by soup thrown on a painting then you're missing the point
# Climate Protests
# Climate Protests

John Gibbons: If you're offended by soup thrown on a painting then you're missing the point

Oct 19th 2022, 7:30 PM 20,733 Views 53 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The world wants us to go back to normal after the pandemic. Maybe we need to rest instead

Sep 7th 2022, 7:00 PM 25,342 Views 11 Comments

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?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Andy Warhol?

Aug 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 28,930 Views 22 Comments

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
# Bansky
# Bansky

Lost Banksy painting created in West Bank resurfaces in Tel Aviv gallery

Aug 5th 2022, 9:57 AM 27,064 Views 37 Comments

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
# Planning Law
# Planning Law

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

May 27th 2022, 7:05 PM 10,069 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2022, 7:23 AM 15,138 Views 17 Comments

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

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

New murals embrace Ireland’s mythological past

May 1st 2022, 2:17 PM 20,660 Views 9 Comments

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
# Art
# Art

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

Feb 17th 2022, 9:25 PM 21,554 Views 6 Comments

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
# Art
# Art

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

Jan 31st 2022, 7:03 PM 23,782 Views 14 Comments

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

# art - Last year 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 9,221 Views 2 Comments

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
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

Oct 18th 2021, 1:30 PM 33,557 Views 31 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 19,365 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.

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 9,280 Views 30 Comments

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
# Hugh Lane
# Hugh Lane

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

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 16,457 Views 11 Comments

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?'
# 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 44,244 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.

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 10,632 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 - All time

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 63,730 Views 24 Comments

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
# Art
# Art

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

Dec 9th 2020, 10:43 AM 50,605 Views 16 Comments

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
# 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 26,719 Views 16 Comments

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'
# 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 16,803 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.

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 77,128 Views 0 Comments

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
# Art
# Art

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

Jul 6th 2020, 3:07 PM 23,242 Views 86 Comments

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?
# 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 7,666 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 64,112 Views 70 Comments

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?
# On Canvass
# On Canvass

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

May 26th 2020, 9:30 PM 53,308 Views 19 Comments

Coming to a gallery near you.

'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 18,126 Views 4 Comments

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

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 59,340 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 42,021 Views 32 Comments

It’s his birthday.

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 31,751 Views 64 Comments

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'
# 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 55,042 Views 37 Comments

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

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 12,298 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,213 Views 10 Comments

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

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 22,067 Views 51 Comments

The national broadcaster is dealing with a serious financial crisis.

'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 14,139 Views 5 Comments

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

'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 8,769 Views 2 Comments

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

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 32,823 Views 5 Comments

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

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 38,344 Views 32 Comments

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

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