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Banksy artwork on side of Reading Prison in England defaced with rival’s name
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Banksy artwork on side of Reading Prison in England defaced with rival’s name

Mar 16th 2021, 10:50 AM 30,932 Views 21 Comments

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

Dec 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 63,624 Views 24 Comments

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
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Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:18 PM 25,096 Views 9 Comments

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
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Stolen Banksy tribute to victims of 2015 Paris attack returned to France from Italy

Jul 14th 2020, 4:09 PM 18,048 Views 0 Comments

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
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Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint

Jul 26th 2019, 6:05 AM 38,249 Views 32 Comments

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
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Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,438 Views 10 Comments

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
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Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:05 PM 30,928 Views 38 Comments

“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'
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Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'

Oct 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 26,106 Views 128 Comments

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
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There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it

Sep 7th 2017, 1:16 PM 20,467 Views 37 Comments

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 38,378 Views 8 Comments

We talked to the artist responsible.

A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House
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A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House

Dec 26th 2016, 1:00 PM 10,190 Views 11 Comments

It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland
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Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,031 Views 8 Comments

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
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These students in Dublin transformed a Luas hoarding with their own artwork

Aug 17th 2016, 7:41 AM 3,112 Views 0 Comments

‘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
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A pensioner filled in a crossword at a museum, only to discover it's art worth €80,000

Jul 15th 2016, 8:56 PM 6,875 Views 2 Comments

“Anyone got any idea about 5 Across?”

Six valuable paintings stolen from a church in 2013 have been found in Offaly
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Six valuable paintings stolen from a church in 2013 have been found in Offaly

Apr 12th 2016, 8:03 PM 21,784 Views 21 Comments

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
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Kim Kardashian just shared this Irish illustrator's drawing with her 48 million followers

Oct 12th 2015, 8:03 PM 7,496 Views 0 Comments

Kimmy K loves Irish artists, dontcha know?

A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway
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A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway

May 19th 2015, 7:17 AM 2,797 Views 1 Comment

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
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10 questionable works of art every Irish person made in primary school

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 30,760 Views 3 Comments

“Look, mam! LOOK WHAT I MADE.”

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions
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Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions

Sep 29th 2014, 8:01 PM 34,848 Views 13 Comments

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
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# Plastics

Famous works of art...recreated with buttons

Oct 1st 2013, 1:28 PM 1,560 Views 1 Comment

and beads, and shells, and barbies, and curtain hooks…

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990
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FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990

Mar 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,907 Views 11 Comments

The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church
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Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church

Aug 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 444 Views 3 Comments

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
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Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen

Aug 15th 2011, 3:31 PM 714 Views 2 Comments

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
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Bank of Ireland to donate 12 works to IMMA

Nov 5th 2010, 3:18 PM 1,485 Views 0 Comments

Mary Hanafin welcomes BoI’s move, saying works will not be lost to public view after all.