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Art

# art - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Creative mum turns kid’s wall scribble into a work of art Art Attack

Creative mum turns kid’s wall scribble into a work of art

There’s making the best of a bad situation, and then there’s this.

# art - Friday 15 August, 2014

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson ‘gay kiss’ warning

“If it was a man and woman kissing there wouldn’t have been an issue.”

# art - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Europe’s top footballers immortalised in series of fine art type portraits Beautiful Game

# art - Thursday 7 August, 2014

This Temple Bar lane is going to be turned into an open-air art gallery

The Love the Lanes project will see artists creating works which will hang at Crampton Court throughout August.

# art - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man draws quick, amazing portraits of commuters on the new New York subway Draw Me

Man draws quick, amazing portraits of commuters on the new New York subway

Art on your commute, could there be anything better?

# art - Friday 18 July, 2014

Death rates for HIV-positive adults have halved

However, the risk of death from non-AIDS cancers remained stable.

# art - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges Art

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges

Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.

# art - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 hilarious times Snapchat and fine art were the perfect union Snapchat Appreciation

Fianna Fáil is ‘seriously considering’ banning under-18s from buying spray paint

Barry Cowen raised the issue in the Dáil recently after members of the public suggested the idea.

# art - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Rare treasures displayed for first time at Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library

The A-Z exhibition showcases a diverse range of beautiful and culturally significant artifacts.

# art - Saturday 5 July, 2014

A Polish town has an interesting new Lenin statue

The little, urinating man – complete with condom – has received a mixed response in Nowa Huta.

# art - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

# art - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge There is a bouncy castle full of boobs in a New York museum Jump Around

There is a bouncy castle full of boobs in a New York museum

Quite literally. NSFW, perhaps.

From The Daily Edge Charles Saatchi’s website is selling paintings of him strangling Nigella Lawson Saatchi

Charles Saatchi’s website is selling paintings of him strangling Nigella Lawson

The paintings are selling for up to €21,958.

# art - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Here’s what it’s like to live inside this unusual 114-year-old fire station

It’s home to 10 visual artists – and the building next door has been converted into apartments for them too.

# art - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Groups of young men across the country are creating street art, but why?

The project was created by Irish artist Joe Caslin.

# art - Thursday 26 June, 2014

NCAD’s decision not to replace a furnace ‘tells a bigger story about arts funding’

The college has not had capital investment in four years.

# art - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour History In Colour

8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour

Colour makes all these amazing photos seem that little bit more real.

# art - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren’t sure where it’s from Art Haul This post contains images

Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren’t sure where it’s from

Own a hotel or stately home? It may be yours.

# art - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This selfie is worth €37 million*

*Okay, we’re sick of selfies too, but this one is worth serious cash.

# art - Thursday 5 June, 2014

National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike

The dispute is based upon leave arrangements and the cutting of some payments to staff.

# art - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Artist sets up fake “tattoo parlour for children”, gets genuine requests from parents My First Tattoo

Artist sets up fake “tattoo parlour for children”, gets genuine requests from parents

One request was from a father who wanted his six-year-old daughter tattooed.

From The Daily Edge Scientists have grown a replica of Van Gogh’s severed ear, and it’s alive What?

# art - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Here’s President Higgins looking quite pleased with a new painting he was given

The President was presented with the painting by one of the winners of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

# art - Sunday 25 May, 2014

These Irish artists prove that age is never a barrier to creating art

The Wandering Methods project was part of the Bealtaine Festival, and saw older people create art inspired by Dublin Castle.

# art - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ponydance: Sexy, fun, irreverent… here’s why you need to see these dancers

Here are two shows at the Dublin Dance Festival that show dance is for everyone.

# art - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism Art Attack

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

# art - Monday 12 May, 2014

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

# art - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Beaumont Hospital gets an art walk exhibition

All the art works are available to buy.

# art - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge That artist in Bristol really did turn the street into a waterslide Water Lot Of Fun

That artist in Bristol really did turn the street into a waterslide

He said he would, and by God, he did.

# art - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin mum creates beautiful fairytale scenes with her baby and Barry’s Tea Baby Love

# art - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From Business ETC Lost Andy Warhol artwork recovered from old Amiga floppy disks Pixel Drawings

Lost Andy Warhol artwork recovered from old Amiga floppy disks

The artwork, which include a pixelated version of The Birth of Venus, was produced by Warhol back in 1985 when the Amiga 1000 first launched.

# art - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Artist turns homophobic tweets sent to Tom Daley into beautiful portrait Art Attack

Artist turns homophobic tweets sent to Tom Daley into beautiful portrait

The Olympic diver endured homophobic abuse after he came out last December.

# art - Friday 18 April, 2014

No, it’s not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art

The portrait covers two acres and was created using fertiliser to help bring out the image from the surrounding grass.

# art - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Banksy has painted a new mural – but nobody knows where it is Art

# art - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Why did someone buy this cup for $36 million? Because he liked it, of course

Liu Yiqian does not understand why people are questioning the price tag of an item known as the ‘chicken cup’.

From The Daily Edge These classic works of art have gotten a social media makeover Arty Farty

These classic works of art have gotten a social media makeover

Google Map your way around the Garden of Earthly Delights.

# art - Friday 4 April, 2014

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you

Four lanes in Dublin’s Temple Bar are set for an artistic makeover.

# art - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy

The works are by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard.

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