Ros Drinkwater

Ros Drinkwater

Stormy Orpen skies and rural dreamscapes

Stormy Orpen skies and rural dreamscapes

According to Bruce Arnold, William Orpen’s biographer, the artist took a busman’s holiday on ...

Chippendale show reveals a riot of colour within wood

Chippendale show reveals a riot of colour within wood

The passage of time has a way of pulling the wool over our eyes. Think of all those pristine whit...

Object of desire & Auction results & Events calendar

Object of desire & Auction results & Events calendar

Of all the automobiles in all the world, this is the one that movie and television directors find...

An extravagant glimpse of life in great Irish houses

An extravagant glimpse of life in great Irish houses

The sheer diversity of Fonsie Mealy’s Chatsworth summer sale provides a remarkable insight into...

From Obama street art to Flann O’Brien

From Obama street art to Flann O’Brien

Catching the zeitgeist is second nature to American street artist Shepard Fairey. The 48-year-old...

Events calendar & Object of desire & Auction results

Events calendar & Object of desire & Auction results

TODAY JULY 1: The Sunday Sale, live webcam auction; de Veres, 153 lots of affordable art; see: de...

Portraits of the lady of Carton House

Portraits of the lady of Carton House

If ever a woman deserved to have a luxury hotel suite named in her honour, it’s Lady Emily Mary...

Music icon Cobain honoured in Kildare

Music icon Cobain honoured in Kildare

As Nirvana fans are well aware, art of a very different ilk was produced by rock legend Kurt Coba...

Fine art and furniture from legendary ploughing family

Fine art and furniture from legendary ploughing family

The Nolans are best known for staging the National Ploughing Championships. But coming from a suc...

Events calendar

Events calendar

Until June 30: Solomon Gallery, Balfe Street, Dublin 2, 086-8142380 Vadim Tuzov: recent works ] U...

Advice for collectors: spot talent early

Advice for collectors: spot talent early

Savvy market professionals had wise counsel for art lovers at the third annual Art Summit in Adare Manor

Alluring portrait and covetable furniture at Sheppards sale

Alluring portrait and covetable furniture at Sheppards sale

Making the switch from paint to pixels

Making the switch from paint to pixels

Just as conservative Irish collectors are warming to contemporary abstract art, along comes somet...

Appealing vistas at Morgan O’Driscoll’s summer sale

Appealing vistas at Morgan O’Driscoll’s summer sale

Georges Seurat would certainly approve of three of the paintings in Morgan O’Driscoll’s curre...

Events calendar & Auction Results

Events calendar & Auction Results

Events calendar Until June 21: Kerlin Gallery, Anne’s Lane, South Anne Street, Dublin 2, 01-670...