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#Painting

# painting - This year 2022

Scottish gallery unearths Van Gogh self-portrait hidden behind another painting
# Van Woah
# Van Woah

Scottish gallery unearths Van Gogh self-portrait hidden behind another painting

Jul 14th 2022, 9:48 AM 23,340 Views 10 Comments

Curators believe the painting is one of a series of experimental self-portraits.

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million

May 18th 2022, 3:23 PM 16,101 Views 16 Comments

There are fewer than ten drawings by Michelangelo which exist in private hands.

# painting - Last year 2021

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine
# Edvard Munch
# Edvard Munch

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:50 PM 24,782 Views 8 Comments

The phrase “Can only have been painted by a madman” is written in pencil in Norwegian on the painting.

# painting - All time

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,298 Views 3 Comments

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction
# Highest Bidder
# Highest Bidder

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction

Oct 28th 2019, 5:30 PM 25,640 Views 19 Comments

Bidding began at €3 million, with only three of the eight bidders present at the auction.

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction
# Impressive
# Impressive

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction

May 15th 2019, 7:38 AM 18,666 Views 21 Comments

The anonymous collector who brought the painting to be auctioned had bought it for €2.2 million.

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition
# Talent
# Talent

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition

Apr 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 43,313 Views 28 Comments

There were 126 winners over seven categories.

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

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

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,544 Views 10 Comments

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

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting
# Vandalised
# Vandalised

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

May 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 33,095 Views 13 Comments

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1
# Auction
# Auction

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1

Feb 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,630 Views 6 Comments

The woman had no idea what the painting was worth when she first bought it.

Bitcoin brain teaser: This cryptic painting just earned someone €40,000
# Crack The Code
# Crack The Code

Bitcoin brain teaser: This cryptic painting just earned someone €40,000

Feb 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 23,073 Views 16 Comments

The puzzle was created by crypto artists @coin_artist and Rob Myers in early 2015.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million
# Salvator Mundi
# Salvator Mundi

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million

Dec 7th 2017, 9:41 AM 15,378 Views 35 Comments

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France.

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million
# Christ Almighty
# Christ Almighty

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million

Nov 16th 2017, 7:17 AM 30,392 Views 72 Comments

The 500-year-old painting was sold by the Russian boss of the soccer club AS Monaco.

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Jul 20th 2017, 12:26 PM 10,739 Views 23 Comments

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled
# National Gallery
# National Gallery

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled

Jun 12th 2017, 7:06 PM 27,143 Views 22 Comments

King Henry has been immortalised.

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million
# Jean-michel Basquiat
# Jean-michel Basquiat

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

May 19th 2017, 8:37 AM 20,026 Views 47 Comments

The painting of a skull-like head in oil-stick was valued pre-sale in excess of $60 million.

Parisian taxi driver returns €1.5 million painting that was accidentally left in his cab
# Good Egg
# Good Egg

Parisian taxi driver returns €1.5 million painting that was accidentally left in his cab

May 2nd 2017, 10:08 PM 24,528 Views 55 Comments

Concetto Spaziale by Italian painter Lucio Fontana is one of the 20th century’s most well-known artistic works.

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000
# Irish Auction
# Irish Auction

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000

Apr 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 30,655 Views 27 Comments

“To my knowledge, the bidder hasn’t seen the picture in the flesh, so to speak,” says James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers.

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Jun 10th 2016, 10:42 AM 26,106 Views 19 Comments

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 2:47 PM 14,230 Views 16 Comments

It’s valued at about €120 million.

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state
# Philanthropist
# Philanthropist

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state

Nov 18th 2015, 4:13 PM 16,836 Views 113 Comments

The painting is part of the Russborough House collection which has been the subject of much controversy over the last six months.

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting
# Whoopsie
From The Daily Edge
# Whoopsie

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Aug 25th 2015, 10:38 AM 4,581 Views 2 Comments

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

This 3D painting will freak you out
# Amazing
# Amazing

This 3D painting will freak you out

May 22nd 2015, 6:50 PM 19,562 Views 7 Comments

We feel dizzy.

Thief on bicycle steals painting from Dublin art gallery
# Painting
# Painting

Thief on bicycle steals painting from Dublin art gallery

May 13th 2015, 2:58 PM 17,296 Views 22 Comments

Gardai at Pearse Street station are investigating the case.

11 minutes of madness: Sale of Picasso painting sets world record
# I'll Take Two
# I'll Take Two

11 minutes of madness: Sale of Picasso painting sets world record

May 12th 2015, 7:26 AM 15,350 Views 36 Comments

It took eleven minutes before a winner emerged.

Michael Flatley’s €90k tap art didn’t go down too well on the Late Late last night
# Falling Flatley
# Falling Flatley

Michael Flatley’s €90k tap art didn’t go down too well on the Late Late last night

Apr 18th 2015, 1:02 PM 37,275 Views 78 Comments

Yes. He now paints with his feet.

At $300 million, this is now the most expensive painting ever
# Price Gauguin
# Price Gauguin

At $300 million, this is now the most expensive painting ever

Feb 7th 2015, 3:18 PM 18,124 Views 36 Comments

A steal. Right?

Six year sentence for man who damaged €10 million Monet
# Time Is Monet
# Time Is Monet

Six year sentence for man who damaged €10 million Monet

Dec 4th 2014, 7:06 PM 16,915 Views 63 Comments

The painting — ‘Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat’ — was returned to public display last summer after 18 months of painstaking restoration work.

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions
# Art Attack
From The Daily Edge
# Art Attack

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions

Sep 29th 2014, 8:01 PM 34,956 Views 13 Comments

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

Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital
# Monet Monet
# Monet Monet

Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital

Sep 6th 2014, 7:25 AM 17,708 Views 12 Comments

German man Cornelius Gurlitt died and the suitcase was left at the hospital.

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 - and saved a youth club
# Mobile Lovers
# Mobile Lovers

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 - and saved a youth club

Aug 29th 2014, 12:05 PM 16,143 Views 29 Comments

The Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol has been saved – after they took a crowbar to the Banksy work.

This painting is an optical illusion and will make your brain hurt
# Mind Melter
From The Daily Edge
# Mind Melter

This painting is an optical illusion and will make your brain hurt

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:27 PM 4,795 Views 0 Comments

It’s moving, it’s definitely moving.

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning
# More Monet
# More Monet

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Jul 1st 2014, 8:25 AM 6,423 Views 16 Comments

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 5,728 Views 11 Comments

The Irish-born artist’s ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ sold for $142.4 million last year.

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day

Apr 28th 2014, 10:38 AM 18,765 Views 24 Comments

There are some lucky kids in Alberta who get to play in front of this backdrop.

Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today
# OPW
# OPW

Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,066 Views 23 Comments

The massive 3 x 2 metre painting depicts the 1014 battle, in which Brian Boru was killed.

Technology saving major works in National Gallery
# Preserve Us
# Preserve Us

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 5,446 Views 3 Comments

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

National Gallery 'disappointed' jury failed to reach a verdict in damaged Monet painting case
# Jury Deadlock
# Jury Deadlock

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

Dec 5th 2013, 5:58 PM 12,285 Views 15 Comments

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.

Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million - the most expensive ever
# Bringing Home The Bacon
# Bringing Home The Bacon

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

Nov 13th 2013, 8:21 AM 18,857 Views 85 Comments

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

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