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Events calendar

Events calendar

Strictly for the birds

Strictly for the birds

This week is National Antiques Week, so unleash your magpie instinct for collecting, and go along to one of the numerous dealer lectures and events

Object of desire

Object of desire

Events calendar

Events calendar

Bogie and Bacall’s ‘bounty’ set for sale

Bogie and Bacall’s ‘bounty’ set for sale

Adam’s scene stealers

Adam’s scene stealers

Landscape art is one of painting’s primary genres. Some of the best from Irish artists – including Middleton, Dillon and Yeats – go under the hammer this week

Landscapes lead at online auction

Landscapes lead at online auction

Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry has been painted ad infinitum, but the most inspired depiction I’ve seen is Cecil Maguire’s, currently on offer in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Off the Wall online sale – bidding ends tomorrow.

Rock gods set to take Whyte’s to The Edge

Rock gods set to take Whyte’s to The Edge

Leading Whyte’s Rock, Pop and Movies sale is a Hokada Spanish-style acoustic guitar believed to be the first ever used by David Howell Evans, aka The Edge of U2. Bought by the vendor in 1980 from The Edge’s mother, it is inscribed “Best wishes, Edge”

Taking a look at fine art in the round

Taking a look at fine art in the round

Thanks to the latest IT innovation, art lovers are destined to spend even more time online: this month, Adam’s and Morgan O’Driscoll have introduced 360-degree viewing of selected lots on their online catalogues.

Brooches set to fly out the door

Brooches set to fly out the door

We have been wearing brooches since the Bronze Age, and after decades in the wilderness they are bang back in vogue. At the Milan fashion shows this month Prada, Marni and Emporio Armani pinned them on lapels, collars, waistbands and hairbands.

Modernist masters

Modernist masters

Ireland’s only Fauvist and one of its most notable Expressionists are among the artists who will go under the hammer at de Veres

Bagshawe’s bowlers

Bagshawe’s bowlers

A painting believed to be the earliest known depiction of Irish Road Bowling will be offered by Nicholas Bagshawe Fine Art at the Chelsea Antiques Fair in London, March 18 to 22, (£35,000).

A compulsion for collecting

A compulsion for collecting

From Warhol’s cookie jars to Hirst’s taxidermy, a new book reveals what artists collect and how it can influence their work.

Object of desire

Object of desire

Emmet Kane comes from five generations of master craftsmen and has turned his woodworking eye on everything from tulips to hedgehogs.

Events calendar, Sunday 8-3-2015

Events calendar, Sunday 8-3-2015

A selection of art events from around the country.