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# Artwork

This year
Kent council returns freezer to Banksy artwork after removing it 'on grounds of safety'
Thanet District Council confirmed it had returned the freezer after making it safe for the public.
All time
Banksy artwork on side of Reading Prison in England defaced with rival’s name
The piece, Create Escape, shows an inmate escaping lockdown using paper from a typewriter.
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.
Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction
The piece, Gorilla In A Pink Mask, appeared at the former social club in the elusive artist’s home city in 2001.
Stolen Banksy tribute to victims of 2015 Paris attack returned to France from Italy
It was found in the attic of an abandoned farmhouse in the eastern Italian region of Abruzzo last month.
Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint
The OPW said the piece has been moved into an individual office now after “an objection” to the artwork.
Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum
Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.
Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats
“We’re attempting to transform what is a negative situation for us into a catalyst for cultural change.”
Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'
The artist who created the iconic Che Guevara print says he’s “immensely proud” of his artwork, and says many misunderstand the Cuban revolutionary.
There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it
Irish Rail has installed the decorated piano on the southbound platform of the station.
Something very unusual is going to happen in caves around Ireland this summer
We talked to the artist responsible.
A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House
It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.
Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland
Here are five images taken from 100 artworks that tell the story of a nation.
These students in Dublin transformed a Luas hoarding with their own artwork
‘Cause it’s D7 and we love it.
A pensioner filled in a crossword at a museum, only to discover it's art worth €80,000
“Anyone got any idea about 5 Across?”
Six valuable paintings stolen from a church in 2013 have been found in Offaly
The paintings, part of a set of 14 Stations of the Cross, were reported stolen almost three years ago.
Kim Kardashian just shared this Irish illustrator's drawing with her 48 million followers
Kimmy K loves Irish artists, dontcha know?
A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway
It’s the same artist behind the now-iconic mural on George’s Street in Dublin.
10 questionable works of art every Irish person made in primary school
“Look, mam! LOOK WHAT I MADE.”
Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions
He paid $140,000 at auction for the painting, which turned out to be by Italian artist Guercino. Handy.
Famous works of art...recreated with buttons
and beads, and shells, and barbies, and curtain hooks…
FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990
The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.
Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church
The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.
Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen
Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.
Bank of Ireland to donate 12 works to IMMA
Mary Hanafin welcomes BoI’s move, saying works will not be lost to public view after all.