By Stacey Wrenn The technological advance of steel-frame construction by the Chicago School in the late nineteenth century is arguably the single most revolutionary move in recent architectural history. It […]
By David Boyd During the twentieth century, artworks had the ability to mobilise audiences behind political ideologies, and some of the most progressive developments in the use of […]
By Weronika Kocurkiewicz Performance art, or living art, is considered to be the most radical medium and is generally acknowledged to have revolutionised and shaped the way we perceive art […]
By Aoife O’Donoghue The work of Kristjana S. Williams, a fine art illustrator, is a unique affair. A combination of hand-drawing and collage work, she has used a quote from […]
By Stacey Wrenn In an age of instant gratification it is becoming increasingly difficult to satiate the needs of our miniature adults, with small screens taking over our retinas. State […]
By Muireann Walsh One of my favourite ways to immerse myself in a new and unfamiliar city is by delving into its artistic side. Art and architecture reveal the […]
By Emma Meehan My favourite pieces are those which prompt the most visceral initial reactions, and continue to demand those same involuntary responses every time I lay my eyes on […]
By Alexandra Day. Babies aren’t inherently unpleasant looking beings. Sure, some might look a little wrinkly or bruised at first, but overall these little people are not known for their […]
Alan Bennett once wrote, “The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – which you had thought special and particular to you. Now here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out and taken yours.” I’d had that experience through books, poetry and words, but had been struggling deeply with an ineffable reality of constant pain.
Ciara Kummert explores the influence behind Robert Ballagh’s pop-art painting, The Third of May After Goya at the Hugh Lane Gallery.