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#Art

# art - Sunday 15 May, 2016

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

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

May 15th 2016, 7:30 PM 24,641 Views 5 Comments

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

# art - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 2:47 PM 14,190 Views 16 Comments

It’s valued at about €120 million.

# art - Saturday 9 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,845 Views 5 Comments

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

# art - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

These giant naked murals won't be covered up
# Melbourne
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# Melbourne

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Apr 5th 2016, 3:13 PM 34,368 Views 42 Comments

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

# art - Monday 28 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 28th 2016, 10:59 AM 4,685 Views 2 Comments

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

# art - Sunday 20 March, 2016

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares
# Jack And Jill
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# Jack And Jill

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

Mar 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,734 Views 1 Comment

You might have spotted them in a public space recently.

# art - Saturday 13 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 13th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,871 Views 7 Comments

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

# art - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
# Starman
From The Daily Edge
# Starman

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

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:58 PM 6,861 Views 2 Comments

A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.

# art - Monday 25 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 25th 2016, 2:42 PM 15,481 Views 35 Comments

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

# art - Monday 11 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 11th 2016, 10:13 AM 37,208 Views 13 Comments

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it
# Starman
From The Daily Edge
# Starman

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

Jan 11th 2016, 9:35 AM 4,757 Views 0 Comments

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

# art - Friday 8 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 8th 2016, 9:47 PM 63,902 Views 69 Comments

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

Lady Gaga and her fiancé covered themselves in paint and had sex on a canvas, because art
# Artpop
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# Artpop

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

Jan 8th 2016, 8:00 PM 10,938 Views 6 Comments

Ah, Weird Gaga. We missed you.

# art - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This Irish painter's works are 'among the art world's best kept secrets'
# Undiscovered
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# Undiscovered

This Irish painter's works are 'among the art world's best kept secrets'

Dec 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,973 Views 4 Comments

A new book on Cork painter James Barry has just won a major award. The book’s author tells us how Barry’s works are like “something from Dan Brown, only real”.

# art - Monday 7 December, 2015

Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember

Dec 7th 2015, 4:16 PM 10,846 Views 8 Comments

U2, the Rolling Stones and Sinéad O’Connor all recorded at the studio.

# art - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

A film about a jihadist attack on Paris is on hold because of eerie echoes with reality
# Made In France
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# Made In France

A film about a jihadist attack on Paris is on hold because of eerie echoes with reality

Nov 17th 2015, 4:22 PM 10,533 Views 34 Comments

Posters for the film placed all over the city’s metro have been taken down.

# art - Sunday 15 November, 2015

There's an intriguing story behind why this Irish design genius was ignored for decades
# Eileen Gray
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# Eileen Gray

There's an intriguing story behind why this Irish design genius was ignored for decades

Nov 15th 2015, 7:59 PM 30,705 Views 11 Comments

The first Irish biography about her has been nominated for an Irish Book Award.

# art - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'What does your man know about art?': Brent Pope shows off his hidden passion
# RTÉ
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# RTÉ

'What does your man know about art?': Brent Pope shows off his hidden passion

Oct 15th 2015, 10:00 PM 11,967 Views 17 Comments

A new side to the former rugby player is being shown in a new documentary.

# art - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo
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# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Oct 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 12,030 Views 16 Comments

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

# art - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece
# Joe Caslin
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# Joe Caslin

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece

Sep 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 23,797 Views 110 Comments

Joe Caslin tells us about the latest work from his Our Nation’s Sons project.

# art - Thursday 17 September, 2015

No plans for Culture Night? Here is what's happening in the SOUTH
# Culture Night Guide
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# Culture Night Guide

No plans for Culture Night? Here is what's happening in the SOUTH

Sep 17th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,474 Views 5 Comments

It’s Culture Night tomorrow and there’s plenty of events to choose from.

# art - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Marvel illustrator proposes to girlfriend by drawing cartoons of their relationship
# Surprise
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# Surprise

Irish Marvel illustrator proposes to girlfriend by drawing cartoons of their relationship

Sep 14th 2015, 9:55 AM 24,422 Views 20 Comments

He showed the images at a surprise birthday he threw for her.

# art - Monday 7 September, 2015

The ‘Queen’s Vagina’ has been vandalised again
# Anti-Semitism
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# Anti-Semitism

The ‘Queen’s Vagina’ has been vandalised again

Sep 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,063 Views 26 Comments

The graffiti has been condemned as “hateful”.

# art - Saturday 5 September, 2015

PHOTOS: 80-something graffiti artists hit the streets in Portugal
# No Good Punks
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# No Good Punks

PHOTOS: 80-something graffiti artists hit the streets in Portugal

Sep 5th 2015, 5:30 PM 9,165 Views 8 Comments

“It’s good to keep learning until you die.”

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday
# Electric Picnic
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# Electric Picnic

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday

Sep 5th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,313 Views 12 Comments

Rise and shine!

# art - Sunday 30 August, 2015

"Dublin isn’t all about tradition and pints of Guinness and leprechauns"
# Dublin Gallery Weekend
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# Dublin Gallery Weekend

"Dublin isn’t all about tradition and pints of Guinness and leprechauns"

Aug 30th 2015, 5:30 PM 11,001 Views 15 Comments

The capital is being turned into a huge art gallery in September.

# art - Sunday 23 August, 2015

This artist made a portrait out of the hateful and threatening tweets sent to Caitlyn Jenner
# Art
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# Art

This artist made a portrait out of the hateful and threatening tweets sent to Caitlyn Jenner

Aug 23rd 2015, 10:30 AM 18,051 Views 174 Comments

Jenner has praised the young artist saying he turned hate into love.

# art - Thursday 20 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Banksy's take on 'the happiest place on earth'
# Dismaland
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# Dismaland

PHOTOS: Banksy's take on 'the happiest place on earth'

Aug 20th 2015, 3:44 PM 23,405 Views 26 Comments

The bemusement park is opening this weekend.

# art - Sunday 16 August, 2015

These posters are going to help give two families new homes
# Quote/unquote
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# Quote/unquote

These posters are going to help give two families new homes

Aug 16th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,819 Views 15 Comments

‘I struggle to get my head around how many people are homeless.’

# art - Saturday 15 August, 2015

This guy wants to broadcast online from the ear he's been growing on his arm
# Ah Ear Leave It Out
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# Ah Ear Leave It Out

This guy wants to broadcast online from the ear he's been growing on his arm

Aug 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 14,927 Views 37 Comments

Yes, you read every word of that correctly.

# art - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

This woman has said thanks for the Yes vote by leaving free pieces of art about the place
# Free Stuff
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# Free Stuff

This woman has said thanks for the Yes vote by leaving free pieces of art about the place

Jul 21st 2015, 12:08 PM 11,403 Views 25 Comments

Keep your eyes peeled, there could be one for you.

A Dublin artist said thanks for the Yes vote with 22 acts of kindness
# Love Is Love
From The Daily Edge
# Love Is Love

A Dublin artist said thanks for the Yes vote with 22 acts of kindness

Jul 21st 2015, 11:13 AM 3,245 Views 2 Comments

“Cheers lads”.

# art - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
# Breast Is Best
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# Breast Is Best

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway

Jul 15th 2015, 9:14 PM 30,836 Views 26 Comments

Magical mammaries.

# art - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

TD says State shouldn't destroy Leaving Cert Art work
# Pink Floyd Moment
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# Pink Floyd Moment

TD says State shouldn't destroy Leaving Cert Art work

Jun 30th 2015, 7:03 PM 18,811 Views 35 Comments

“Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone!”

# art - Monday 22 June, 2015

Sale of Russborough paintings may be postponed after 'generous proposal' from Irish donors
# Possible Purchase
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# Possible Purchase

Sale of Russborough paintings may be postponed after 'generous proposal' from Irish donors

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:40 PM 11,160 Views 17 Comments

An emergency meeting of the board will consider the new proposal as soon as possible.

# art - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings
# Ireland's Art
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# Ireland's Art

'Christie's, the stinkers': Auction house will 'disgrace themselves' if it charges penalty fee for Russborough paintings

Jun 18th 2015, 5:40 PM 25,028 Views 34 Comments

There have been calls for the board of the foundation to be dissolved.

# art - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Someone has vandalised the 'Queen's Vagina'
# Only In France
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# Only In France

Someone has vandalised the 'Queen's Vagina'

Jun 17th 2015, 11:05 PM 40,030 Views 26 Comments

Ah lads…

# art - Friday 12 June, 2015

Here's why animation fans are being told to go to Dingle
# Fair Play
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# Fair Play

Here's why animation fans are being told to go to Dingle

Jun 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,056 Views 8 Comments

There’s some top stuff happening there.

# art - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings
# Auction
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# Auction

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Jun 8th 2015, 9:32 PM 10,097 Views 19 Comments

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

# art - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Shocking or fine? Artist criticised for vagina sculpture in Versailles
# On Show
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# On Show

Shocking or fine? Artist criticised for vagina sculpture in Versailles

Jun 7th 2015, 1:06 PM 28,370 Views 32 Comments

It’s either a massive tuba or else Marie Antoinette’s vagina – but the artist isn’t saying.