By Ciara Kummert It seems incredibly contradictory that an artist living in the nineteenth and twentieth century would have painted portraits for both the aristocracy while also being […]
By Maia Mathieu You know her unibrow, even if you don’t know her art. Since celebrities like Madonna discovered her art in the early nineties, Frida Kahlo has become a […]
By Mollyrose Lee In an article by The Guardian earlier this month, several artists working across a range of mediums were asked what the biggest issue they faced was, reflecting […]
By Fiona McLoone The giant billboards and moving visual displays we are confronted with on the streets of Dublin are very dependent on both digital printing and vinyl […]
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 Maia Mathieu Wading through the chaos of Friday evening in Temple Bar is an interesting prelude to the Gum Collective‘s one-night-only exhibition “Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area”. The […]
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.
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 […]
Eimear Sparks speaks to Irish illustrator and street artist Joe Caslin about his influential role in the marriage equality referendum, his work with mental health stigmas, and the upcoming 1916 commemorations.