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

Fri 7:05 PM 9,277 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2022, 7:23 AM 15,087 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
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New murals embrace Ireland’s mythological past

May 1st 2022, 2:17 PM 20,516 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
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Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw

Feb 17th 2022, 9:25 PM 21,519 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
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Taryn de Vere: Dressing up as household objects reminded me of the importance of being playful

Jan 31st 2022, 7:03 PM 23,701 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Dec 2nd 2021, 2:47 PM 9,197 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
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Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

Oct 18th 2021, 1:30 PM 33,205 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
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Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself

Aug 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 19,268 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
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Advisory group will attempt to 'achieve gender balance' in Leinster House artworks

Jul 28th 2021, 6:15 AM 9,245 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
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'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 16,306 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?'
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Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 44,179 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
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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 10,601 Views 12 Comments

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

Dec 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 63,700 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
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14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister

Dec 9th 2020, 10:43 AM 50,557 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
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Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin

Oct 11th 2020, 11:09 AM 26,676 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'
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'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 16,764 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
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The 'oldest street photographer in Dublin' on why it's never too late to change careers

Sep 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 76,669 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
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Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

Jul 6th 2020, 3:07 PM 23,219 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?
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What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?

Jun 26th 2020, 6:20 AM 7,627 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
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'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:16 PM 64,073 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?
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Quiz: Can you match these famous paintings to their artists?

May 26th 2020, 9:30 PM 53,270 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
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'It was incredible to witness': RTÉ documentary shows the power of the arts for young children

May 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 18,083 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
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Banksy reveals new artwork as he 'works from home' during lockdown

Apr 15th 2020, 10:40 PM 59,318 Views 49 Comments

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

Quiz: How well do you know Leonardo da Vinci?
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Quiz: How well do you know Leonardo da Vinci?

Apr 15th 2020, 9:30 PM 41,995 Views 32 Comments

It’s his birthday.

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

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:08 PM 31,727 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'
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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 55,021 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
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Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,258 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
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The Irish For: The enduring genius of artist Louis le Brocquy

Nov 24th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,125 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
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RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000

Nov 19th 2019, 5:34 PM 21,990 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'
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'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Sep 9th 2019, 8:00 PM 14,100 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
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'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

Sep 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,742 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
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Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

Aug 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 32,800 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
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Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint

Jul 26th 2019, 6:05 AM 38,286 Views 32 Comments

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

Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost
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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 27,858 Views 80 Comments

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

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
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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 37,275 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.

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

May 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,664 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 2nd 2019, 4:01 PM 7,085 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.

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,498 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.

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme
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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 7,989 Views 2 Comments

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

'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need
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'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 12,147 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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