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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.

Rochelle from The Saturdays turned her baby's umbilical cord into art, and people are baffled Oh Ok This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum Islamic State

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

From TheJournal.ie These incredible 200-year-old Japanese prints are going on show in Dublin Chester Beatty

These incredible 200-year-old Japanese prints are going on show in Dublin

They’re part of a huge Chester Beatty collection.

From TheJournal.ie Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square One Day Only

Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square

The organisers had hoped to display 100 submissions, but due to the number of responses have decided to increase that over 250.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud Maudie

This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud

Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault at Donald Trump protest-cum-art project He Will Not Divide Us

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault at Donald Trump protest-cum-art project

The installation will see a live camera at a New York City museum for four years

From TheJournal.ie This metallic spike in the ground is causing a stir in north Cork Big Silver Thing

This metallic spike in the ground is causing a stir in north Cork

A local councillor said he had been inundated with calls asking about the sculpture.

From TheJournal.ie Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90 RIP

Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90

Berger’s Ways of Seeing programme changed the face of art criticism.

From TheJournal.ie A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House State Art

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.

From TheJournal.ie The People's Acorn: Giant artwork planned for grounds of Áras to commemorate 1916 Giant Acorn

The People's Acorn: Giant artwork planned for grounds of Áras to commemorate 1916

The bronze cast artwork will be placed in woodland surrounding the President’s residence.

From TheJournal.ie This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize Art

This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize

The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history.

From TheJournal.ie Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall Interview

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall

The 35-year-old’s love for his craft is matched only by his love for his city.

From TheJournal.ie Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million Explorers On The Moon

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million

The sale, which was expected to fetch between €700,000 and €900,000, broke records for the highest sale for a single cartoon drawing.

From TheJournal.ie A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction Explorers On The Moon

A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction

It’s a rare piece of comic book history.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide' Warts N All

Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide'

Irish-based cameraman Alex Sapienza uses 19th century wetplate photography to show ‘imperfections’ of life.

From TheJournal.ie "Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change Lingo Festival

"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change

A spoken word festival will be held across multiple venues in Dublin this week.

From TheJournal.ie "Humour resolves conflict, and it doesn't threaten" - Blindboy on mental health, society and Gasc**tism Opinion

"Humour resolves conflict, and it doesn't threaten" - Blindboy on mental health, society and Gasc**tism

We chatted to one half of the Rubberbandits ahead of the Lingo 2016 spoken word festival.

13 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Art

Leaving Cert FART, are we right lads?!

From TheJournal.ie Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend Change Generation

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

From TheJournal.ie Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case Million Dollar 'e'

Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case

The world-famous artist Peter Doig said he did not create the desert landscape painting.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets Waterford Walls

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

And they’re doing it with art.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: The spectacular art from the Dublin International Tattoo Convention Capital Ink This post contains images
Every Dublin girlo needs a pair of these Dublin Bus seat leggings Art
From TheJournal.ie 8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland Sponsored By Campo Viejo

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

From TheJournal.ie This not-very-pretty shopping centre has helped inspire a movement Reimagining Phibsborough

This not-very-pretty shopping centre has helped inspire a movement

We spoke to one local artist about trying to bring change in the area.

From TheJournal.ie 70s soft porn and setting roses on fire: Here's how to make a striking book cover Creative Minds

70s soft porn and setting roses on fire: Here's how to make a striking book cover

We chatted to Conor and David from Workgroup about how they do their work.

From TheJournal.ie Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house Masterpiece

Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house

It’s valued at about €120 million.

From TheJournal.ie Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone' Easter Rising Tribute

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'

A new exhibition remembers the 262 citizens killed during the Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie These giant naked murals won't be covered up Melbourne

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style

Will Sliney draws for Marvel Comics, but he’s turned his attention to a different kind of superhero.

From TheJournal.ie It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares Jack And Jill This post contains images

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares

You might have spotted them in a public space recently.

From TheJournal.ie You can rent 'Van Gogh's bedroom' on Airbnb for $10 Property Porn

You can rent 'Van Gogh's bedroom' on Airbnb for $10

Step inside the seafoam green and blue room, as imagined by the revered painter.

People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural

A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp Les Miserables

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

From TheJournal.ie Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it Starman

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

From TheJournal.ie Lady Gaga and her fiancé covered themselves in paint and had sex on a canvas Artpop

Lady Gaga and her fiancé covered themselves in paint and had sex on a canvas

The singer is guest editor of this season’s V Magazine.