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#Art

# art - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names This post contains videos

This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names

The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.

# art - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that' Asylum Seeker

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

# art - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection' Randomer

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50 Incognito

Can you spot the Tracey Emin? Art worth thousands going on sale for €50

The unique fundraiser beat all expectations last year with people queuing up from 4am.

# art - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park Dublin

How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park

Fairview Park has been the scene of antisocial behaviour in recent years.

# art - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family Triptych Of The Crucifixion

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.

# art - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Famous graffiti wall behind Bernard Shaw pub to be demolished to make way for 260-flat complex Dublin City

Famous graffiti wall behind Bernard Shaw pub to be demolished to make way for 260-flat complex

A Dublin street artist has suggested preserving the wall in some way, by assigning another one nearby for artists’ use.

# art - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... anyone looking for an art injection Picture This

4 events for... anyone looking for an art injection

Irish art fans are spoiled for choice this week.

# art - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers I Will Arise And Go Now

Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers

After 40 years, it looks like Poetry Ireland may finally get its own centre in Dublin.

# art - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Art teacher sacked after admitting relationship with mental health patient awarded €5,000 Unfair Dismissal

Art teacher sacked after admitting relationship with mental health patient awarded €5,000

The art teacher told the WRC hearing that the relationship “was a fully consensual, adult relationship”.

# art - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours Du Noyer

The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours

George Victor du Noyer travelled around Ireland drawing various features, accompanied by his spaniel Mr Buff.

# art - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Looted paintings owned by a Nazi-era art dealer have gone on display Hildebrand Gurlitt

Looted paintings owned by a Nazi-era art dealer have gone on display

The works are just a small fraction of the pieces discovered in 2012 in possession of his son Cornelius Gurlitt.

# art - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads Strike

# art - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize National Gallery

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize

Which is your favourite?

# art - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested' Column

Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'

Street art has emerged from the shadows and is now firmly in the mainstream, writes Dublin street artist Solus.

# art - Monday 18 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two new Banksy murals have appeared in London Up The Walls

Two new Banksy murals have appeared in London

The murals are ahead of a new exhibition of US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

# art - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

Over 35 temporary parklets were installed across Dublin yesterday.

# art - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes The Volunteers

'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes

The mural is the latest work by street artist Joe Caslin.

# art - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The Louvre is opening a Middle East outpost in Abu Dhabi Louvre

Photos: The Louvre is opening a Middle East outpost in Abu Dhabi

The museum opening was delayed by economic turmoil in the UAE due to falling oil prices.

# art - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it Give It A Go

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.

# art - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts IMMA

How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts

We spoke to the director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) about how it thought outside the box to bring in more money.

# art - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back Save The Date This post contains videos

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back

This Friday 22 September, towns and cities across Ireland will be transformed for the 12th edition of Culture Night.

# art - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps Trainspotting

Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps

Did your local railway station make the cut?

# art - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From an old Guinness boat to herding cattle: Capturing life at Dublin Port Down Memory Lane

From an old Guinness boat to herding cattle: Capturing life at Dublin Port

More than 30 aspiring artists from Dublin will see their artwork displayed in the Hugh Lane Gallery as part of a new project.

# art - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Something very unusual is going to happen in caves around Ireland this summer Entirely Hollow

Something very unusual is going to happen in caves around Ireland this summer

We talked to the artist responsible.

# art - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Chicago claims placement of 'Real/Fake' sculpture outside Trump hotel a 'coincidence' The Art Of The Fake Real

Chicago claims placement of 'Real/Fake' sculpture outside Trump hotel a 'coincidence'

A spokeswoman for the city said that the installation should be interpreted like any other piece of art.

# art - Friday 23 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity Mystery Boy

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

# art - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The National Gallery of Ireland reopens its historic wings after multi-million revamp Lick Of Paint

The National Gallery of Ireland reopens its historic wings after multi-million revamp

The Dargan and Milltown wings opened today for the first time since 2011.

# art - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Why would you continue to perpetuate something that is wrong?': New mural challenges Ireland's drug laws The Volunteers

'Why would you continue to perpetuate something that is wrong?': New mural challenges Ireland's drug laws

A new piece of art went up in Trinity College this week.

# art - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia Express Yourself

From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia

Fin Dac didn’t discover his love for painting until he went through a particularly hard time in his personal life during his 30s.

# art - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today Talent

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

# art - Friday 19 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million Jean-michel Basquiat

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

The painting of a skull-like head in oil-stick was valued pre-sale in excess of $60 million.

# art - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here are some of the big name artists' paintings that sold for €50 last week Bargain

Here are some of the big name artists' paintings that sold for €50 last week

Some of the artists’ regularly reach thousands of euro for their work.

# art - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50 Incognito

People queued up from 4am to buy art that's worth thousands of euro for only €50

The fundraiser for Jack and Jill was closed two days early after beating all expectations.

# art - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie An incredible sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has popped up on Dublin's quays George's Quay

An incredible sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has popped up on Dublin's quays

It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.

This amazing sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has gone up on George's Quay in Dublin

It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.

# art - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wall St bull versus Fearless Girl: The original sculptor isn't happy about the new girl in town Face Off

Wall St bull versus Fearless Girl: The original sculptor isn't happy about the new girl in town

Arturo Di Modica thinks the new sculpture impacts on his original.

# art - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the best pieces of art in the country by young artists Art Attack

These are the best pieces of art in the country by young artists

Seriously impressive work.

# art - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50 Incognito

You could end up buying art worth thousands of euro for just €50

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# art - Monday 13 March, 2017

Rochelle from The Saturdays turned her baby's umbilical cord into art, and people are baffled Oh Ok This post contains a poll
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