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Art

# 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.

# art - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: A novel approach to exploring Irish history

Comic book writer Sean Michael Wilson discusses the value and challenges of depicting history in graphic novels.

Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii

Part of the depiction was chiseled off with a metallic object.

# art - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Artist plans to turn UK street into massive water slide for a day Park And Slide

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# art - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

These are the sights Irish people would miss most Eyes Wide Open This post contains images

These are the sights Irish people would miss most

Sightsavers asks people to take snaps of things they would miss being able to see were they to lose their vision… this is the result.

# art - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs? Art Attack

Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs?

It’s not because the Gardaí want you to yield for errant partygoers.

# art - Thursday 6 March, 2014

“Women are under-represented”: The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts

Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.

# art - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably Smoke And Mirrors

Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably

Don’t try this at home, kids.

# art - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Here are some of the best pictures behind Irish research Beauty In Science This post contains images

Here are some of the best pictures behind Irish research

Digital images taken by researchers across science, engineering, humanities, business and the arts are currently on exhibit.

# art - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish artist creates beautiful Game of Thrones-inspired action figures Song Of Ice And Fire

Irish artist creates beautiful Game of Thrones-inspired action figures

The hand painted, hand cut wooden figures are going on show in the US this weekend.

# art - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Column: It’s time to break down the barriers around poetry

Can’t we get more from our vast historic and modern wellspring of poetry? We are, after all, the nation that has reputedly more poets per square mile than any other in the world, writes Stephen Downes.

# art - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

These 75 young artists need your votes

The winner of Doodle 4 Google will claim €5,000 in a scholarship.

# art - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge You will not believe how much Harrods’ new chandelier cost Light Up

You will not believe how much Harrods’ new chandelier cost

It’s an art installation, y’see.

# art - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# art - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Austerity sale: Portugal hopes to recoup bank bailout cash by selling art

The government has been left short of cash for spending on culture, so it is putting the Miro collection up for auction.

# art - Monday 3 February, 2014

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support

The eviction of Exchange is not just a problem for the people who participate in it, it is a problem for anyone who believes that the people who live in a city should have a say over how it is used, valued and managed, writes Patrick Bresnihan.

# art - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning, all. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# art - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Technology saving major works in National Gallery Preserve Us This post contains images

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

# art - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Deenihan: ‘Limerick City of Culture should move forward in a calm and measured way’

The Minister for Arts said he met with board members and local art groups.

Belfast artwork named one of the top five satellite images of the year

The 11-acre artwork was part of last year’s Belfast Festival and is designed to look to the future.

# art - Sunday 5 January, 2014

This man creates massive works of ‘snow art’ using just his feet

Simon Beck is a map maker who uses a snow storm to make art.

# art - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The Score The Masked Man on Sheamus, Chris Benoit’s death and why wrestling is art Interview

The Masked Man on Sheamus, Chris Benoit’s death and why wrestling is art

“The thing that people bring up is that wrestling’s fake, as if that’s some kind of insult, but that’s actually the most interesting thing about it.”

# art - Friday 13 December, 2013

Portraits of Bob and BOD now hang on the walls of the National Gallery of Ireland

The photographic portraits of Bob Geldof, Brian O’Driscoll and actor and writer Olwen Fouéré are part of the gallery’s ‘New Portraits’ display.

# art - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Capturing Depp, Jolie and Ireland – the Irish photographer searching for honesty

Kevin Abosch has taken portraits of some of Hollywood’s most famous faces, but he says it isn’t about star power or celebrity.

# art - Saturday 7 December, 2013

The Week in Photos: Heavens Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Heavens

This the week that was, in photos…

This man is turning fog horns, sirens and a cherry picker into performance art

Jez Colborne is the winner of one of the Arts & Disability Ireland’s lucrative commissions.

# art - Thursday 5 December, 2013

National Gallery ‘disappointed’ jury failed to reach a verdict in damaged Monet painting case

A Dublin man is accused of causing of causing €7 million worth of damage to a Monet oil painting in the National Gallery of Ireland.

# art - Monday 2 December, 2013

Communities can take back their town with pop-up museums in vacant spaces

The Heritage Council is hosting a workshop in Kilkenny to teach people how to create their own pop-up museums.

# art - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Artist colours in his children’s drawings with magical results Colours Of The World

# art - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before Photography This post contains images

You have not seen Killarney National Park like this before

Photographer Norman McCloskey has spent three years trekking the 25,000 acres of the park to capture these breathtaking but little-known vistas.

# art - Sunday 24 November, 2013

A kettle, a hammer, an Ouch Pouch: the painful secrets of making a ballet shoe fit

Ballet Ireland’s Zoe Ashe Brown on ‘breaking in’ a pair of pointe slippers. We weren’t expecting that.

# art - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Kids’ drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs Grand Art

# art - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million – the most expensive ever

The price was $60 million more than the auctioneers had expected as seven bidders pushed the price up during a fast-moving auction.

# art - Monday 11 November, 2013

Prices for NAMA artworks slashed to achieve faster sale

Four paintings that once belonged to financier Derek Quinlan will go on sale later this month.

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