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# paintings

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# Art
14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister
The Zurich portrait prize and young portrait prize winners were announced by the National Gallery.
# skint
RTÉ putting five paintings up for auction in a bid to boost funds
The broadcaster has been making a loss for several years.
# Nazis
Louvre launches new display in hope of reuniting owners with art stolen by Nazis
More than 45,000 stolen objects have been handed back to their rightful owners since World War II.
# National Gallery
These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize
Which is your favourite?
# Talent
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.
# Bargain
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.
# repairs
Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years
In recent years the popular tourist attraction, constructed in the mid 1700s and located close to the Blessington Lakes, has faced funding difficulties.
# Post-Impressionist
Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum
The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.
# Baltinglass
A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings
The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.
# Across the water
The Beit paintings should not have been allowed to leave Ireland
An Taisce’s case against The National Gallery of Ireland and the State has been settled.
# hugh lane
This Dublin gallery wants its paintings back from London
The National Gallery in London has for decades claimed ownership of paintings left to Dublin in a codicil to Sir Hugh Lane’s will.
# profiler
People are making old paintings take selfies and the results are deadly
Brush strokes on point.
# Art Online
Want your very own masterpiece? Now you can buy one online
Here are just some of the beautiful works of art now available from the National Gallery of Ireland.
# Art robbery
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.
# Crime
Flatscreen TVs, laptop and Markey Robinson paintings stolen from Antrim home
A digital camera and jewellery were also stolen.
# Anglo Art
For sale! Auction of Anglo art to be held next week
The sale is part of the liquidation process of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation and features works valued at up to €12,000 from some of Ireland’s most sought after artists.
# Pressies
Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011
Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.
# art heist
Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum
Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and two by Monet.
# out of frame
Photos: 3-D paintings that come alive (almost)
The exhibition of art pieces literally coming out of their frame opened in China this week.
# the persuaders
The 10 celebs championing ‘Ireland’s Favourite Paintings’
RTÉ reveals the rest of the list arguing the case for each of the top ten… what do you think of it?
NAMA makes over €600k selling over paintings belonging to developer
Two paintings believed to have been owned by developer Derek Quinlan were sold in New York last night – and another eleven will be up for sale in London next week.
# Jack yeats
Pic exclusive: Two previously unseen Jack B Yeats works to go on show
Sligo arts centre achieves coup with first major exhibition of Yeats’s work in 30 years – including two works never before seen in public.