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#Art

# art - Friday 23 June, 2017

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:17 PM 46,400 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2017, 1:28 PM 12,692 Views 18 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 11 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 23,041 Views 19 Comments

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

# art - Saturday 27 May, 2017

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

May 27th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,400 Views 12 Comments

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

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today
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Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

May 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,792 Views 14 Comments

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

# art - Friday 19 May, 2017

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million
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# Jean-michel Basquiat

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

May 19th 2017, 8:37 AM 19,990 Views 46 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 30 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 30th 2017, 8:30 AM 25,926 Views 26 Comments

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

# art - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 104,836 Views 16 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 16th 2017, 3:40 PM 73,965 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Bordalo Ii

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

Apr 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 9,008 Views 1 Comment

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

# art - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 10:24 AM 24,243 Views 58 Comments

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

# art - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 3:04 PM 22,105 Views 13 Comments

Seriously impressive work.

# art - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 8th 2017, 12:01 PM 32,263 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Oh Ok

Rochelle from The Saturdays turned her baby's umbilical cord into art, and people are baffled

Mar 13th 2017, 8:36 PM 5,604 Views 4 Comments

That’s a thing?!

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
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# Islamic State

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mar 13th 2017, 7:47 PM 15,864 Views 19 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 5th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,351 Views 21 Comments

They’re part of a huge Chester Beatty collection.

# art - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square
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# One Day Only

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:09 AM 7,002 Views 8 Comments

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

# art - Saturday 11 February, 2017

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

Feb 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 12,930 Views 1 Comment

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

# art - Thursday 26 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 24,070 Views 104 Comments

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

# art - Thursday 19 January, 2017

This metallic spike in the ground is causing a stir in north Cork
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# Big Silver Thing

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

Jan 19th 2017, 10:48 PM 40,120 Views 40 Comments

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

# art - Monday 2 January, 2017

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:51 PM 9,438 Views 11 Comments

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

# art - Monday 26 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 26th 2016, 1:00 PM 10,178 Views 11 Comments

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

# art - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:44 PM 7,424 Views 39 Comments

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

# art - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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

Dec 6th 2016, 7:02 AM 22,074 Views 27 Comments

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.

# art - Saturday 19 November, 2016

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

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,549 Views 39 Comments

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

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million
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# Explorers On The Moon

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million

Nov 19th 2016, 6:25 PM 4,134 Views 3 Comments

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

# art - Saturday 12 November, 2016

A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction
# Explorers On The Moon
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# Explorers On The Moon

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

Nov 12th 2016, 1:00 PM 10,712 Views 3 Comments

It’s a rare piece of comic book history.

# art - Friday 11 November, 2016

Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide'
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# Warts N All

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

Nov 11th 2016, 6:16 PM 31,333 Views 22 Comments

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

# art - Thursday 20 October, 2016

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

Oct 20th 2016, 6:03 AM 4,631 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2016, 6:01 AM 774 Views 24 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 9 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 9th 2016, 8:15 PM 8,956 Views 0 Comments

Leaving Cert FART, are we right lads?!

# art - Friday 23 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 22,031 Views 19 Comments

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

# art - Friday 26 August, 2016

10 reasons why Don Conroy will always be a national treasure
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# Draw With Don

10 reasons why Don Conroy will always be a national treasure

Aug 26th 2016, 2:53 PM 7,534 Views 6 Comments

Draw us an owl, Don!

# art - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 25th 2016, 6:01 AM 33,804 Views 22 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 21 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 29,930 Views 52 Comments

And they’re doing it with art.

# art - Monday 15 August, 2016

In photos: The spectacular art from the Dublin International Tattoo Convention
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# Capital Ink

In photos: The spectacular art from the Dublin International Tattoo Convention

Aug 15th 2016, 12:04 PM 26,593 Views 123 Comments

Some very impressive stuff.

# art - Thursday 23 June, 2016

This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain
# It's An Illusion
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# It's An Illusion

This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 7,352 Views 1 Comment

Talent.

# art - Friday 10 June, 2016

Every Dublin girlo needs a pair of these Dublin Bus seat leggings
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Every Dublin girlo needs a pair of these Dublin Bus seat leggings

Jun 10th 2016, 12:01 PM 10,015 Views 0 Comments

Majestic.

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
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8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Jun 10th 2016, 10:42 AM 25,593 Views 19 Comments

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

# art - Saturday 21 May, 2016

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

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

May 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 39,784 Views 19 Comments

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