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#Artwork

# artwork - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 16th 2021, 10:50 AM 30,917 Views 21 Comments

The piece, Create Escape, shows an inmate escaping lockdown using paper from a typewriter.

# artwork - Thursday 10 December, 2020

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 63,593 Views 24 Comments

The image appears to show a pensioner whose sneeze is knocking over buildings.

# artwork - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction
# Gorilla In A Pink Mask
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# Gorilla In A Pink Mask

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

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:18 PM 25,073 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.

# artwork - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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

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 - Friday 26 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 26th 2019, 6:05 AM 38,217 Views 32 Comments

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

# artwork - Monday 4 February, 2019

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum
# Girl With Balloon
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# Girl With Balloon

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

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,418 Views 10 Comments

Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.

# artwork - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats
# Stormzy Out
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# Stormzy Out

Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:05 PM 30,888 Views 38 Comments

“We’re attempting to transform what is a negative situation for us into a catalyst for cultural change.”

# artwork - Monday 9 October, 2017

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'
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# Jim Fitzpatrick

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

Oct 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,805 Views 127 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.

# artwork - Thursday 7 September, 2017

There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it
# Give It A Go
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# Give It A Go

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

Sep 7th 2017, 1:16 PM 20,457 Views 37 Comments

Irish Rail has installed the decorated piano on the southbound platform of the station.

# artwork - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 38,298 Views 8 Comments

We talked to the artist responsible.

# artwork - 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 10,177 Views 11 Comments

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

# artwork - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland
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# Irish Book Awards

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,026 Views 8 Comments

Here are five images taken from 100 artworks that tell the story of a nation.

# artwork - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 17th 2016, 7:41 AM 3,108 Views 0 Comments

‘Cause it’s D7 and we love it.

# artwork - Friday 15 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 15th 2016, 8:56 PM 6,874 Views 2 Comments

“Anyone got any idea about 5 Across?”

# artwork - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

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.

# artwork - Monday 12 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 12th 2015, 8:03 PM 7,480 Views 0 Comments

Kimmy K loves Irish artists, dontcha know?

# artwork - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

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

May 19th 2015, 7:17 AM 2,790 Views 1 Comment

It’s the same artist behind the now-iconic mural on George’s Street in Dublin.

# artwork - Thursday 2 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 30,716 Views 3 Comments

“Look, mam! LOOK WHAT I MADE.”

# artwork - Monday 29 September, 2014

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions
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# Art Attack

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions

Sep 29th 2014, 8:01 PM 34,829 Views 13 Comments

He paid $140,000 at auction for the painting, which turned out to be by Italian artist Guercino. Handy.

# artwork - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Famous works of art...recreated with buttons
# Plastics
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# Plastics

Famous works of art...recreated with buttons

Oct 1st 2013, 1:28 PM 1,547 Views 1 Comment

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

# artwork - Sunday 24 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,905 Views 11 Comments

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

# artwork - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church
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# Art Theft

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church

Aug 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 443 Views 3 Comments

The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.

# artwork - Monday 15 August, 2011

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

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”.

# artwork - Friday 5 November, 2010

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 1,483 Views 0 Comments

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