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#Art

# art - Sunday 20 August, 2017

How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts

We spoke to the director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) about how it thought outside the box to bring in more money.

# art - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back Save The Date This post contains videos

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back

This Friday 22 September, towns and cities across Ireland will be transformed for the 12th edition of Culture Night.

# art - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps

Did your local railway station make the cut?

# art - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From an old Guinness boat to herding cattle: Capturing life at Dublin Port

More than 30 aspiring artists from Dublin will see their artwork displayed in the Hugh Lane Gallery as part of a new project.

# art - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

We talked to the artist responsible.

# art - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Chicago claims placement of 'Real/Fake' sculpture outside Trump hotel a 'coincidence'

A spokeswoman for the city said that the installation should be interpreted like any other piece of art.

# art - Friday 23 June, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge This amazing sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has gone up on George's Quay in Dublin Bordalo Ii

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

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

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

Seriously impressive work.

# art - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

The challenge is in spotting the masterpiece.

# art - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Rochelle from The Saturdays turned her baby's umbilical cord into art, and people are baffled Oh Ok This post contains a poll

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

# art - Monday 26 December, 2016

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.

# art - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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.

# art - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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.

# art - Saturday 19 November, 2016

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.

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.

# art - Saturday 12 November, 2016

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

It’s a rare piece of comic book history.

# art - Friday 11 November, 2016

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.

# art - Thursday 20 October, 2016

"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.

"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.

# art - Sunday 9 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Art Still Life

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

Leaving Cert FART, are we right lads?!

# art - Friday 23 September, 2016

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.

# art - Friday 26 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 reasons why Don Conroy will always be a national treasure Draw With Don

# art - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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.

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