Reported by Muireann Walsh. The launch of a brand new photography project calls on fresh Irish talent to submit work for a 6-month long exhibition. To celebrate the recent opening […]
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 […]
By Isabelle and David Nolan “Lucian Freud along with Francis Bacon were probably the greatest portrait painters of the twentieth century. The collection of 30 oil paintings and 20 works […]
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.
By Ciara Kummert. National Gallery of Ireland Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry This exhibition explores the intricate network of relationships between Vermeer and Dutch genre painters of […]
On Tuesday October 11th, a unique exhibition opened in the Copper House gallery, Synge Street. The Someone You Love exhibition featured pieces by over 30 artists, all focused on the […]
Ciara Kummert explores the influence behind Robert Ballagh’s pop-art painting, The Third of May After Goya at the Hugh Lane Gallery.
Ciara Kummert reviews the National Gallery’s exhibition At a Glance: Portraits by John Butler Yeats
Ciara Kummert reviews ‘Uniform: A Collaboration with Jackie Nickerson’ on at the National Gallery until 10 January 2016.