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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.

Whyte’s ‘art for everyone’ online sale has lots at €50

Whyte’s ‘art for everyone’ online sale has lots at €50

Whyte’s first online only auction this week offers 148 lots of affordable art by artists as diverse as Warhol and Markey Robinson, with estimates ranging from €50 to €3,000.

Object of desire

Object of desire

While Genesis records that Eve tempted Adam, not everyone believes that she did it with an apple.

Events calendar

Events calendar

A selection of art events from around the country.

Auction results

Auction results

Auction results February 23, 2015.

Sold on gold at Sheppard’s

Sold on gold at Sheppard’s

This week at Sheppard’s, if it glisters, chances are that it’s gold, from an 18-carat Tiffany gentleman’s wristwatch (€3,000-€5,000) to the holy grail of our national sport, the All-Ireland hurling winner’s medal won by Ned Gilmartin of Galway in 192

New book on Irish cartoonist who pricked our conscience

New book on Irish cartoonist who pricked our conscience

Silver saviours of civilisation

Silver saviours of civilisation

A well-dressed table turns any meal into a feast; add elegance to yours at the Adam’s auction of silver spoons, plates and lobster picks.

Achieve enlightenment at Sheppard’s March sale

Achieve enlightenment at Sheppard’s March sale

Headline lots at Sheppard’s in March put the focus on the Age of Enlightenment. The star piece of furniture is a magnificent walnut, herringbone and satinwood inlaid chest-on-chest, circa 1720. Of exceptional honey colour and in original condition, i

Object of desire

Object of desire

One of the most archaeologically correct gothic revival castles built in Victorian times is Dromore Castle in Co Limerick. All its interior furnishings were designed for the third Earl of Limerick by foremost English architect and designer of the day

Swiftian silverware spearheads latest set of Fonsie Mealy lots

Swiftian silverware spearheads latest set of Fonsie Mealy lots

Furniture from Castlemorres, a carved white marble group from Iveagh House, a vintage Louis Vuitton trunk from Coolavin, and a silver ink pot from Lissadel are among lots with serious provenance at Fonsie Mealy’s this week.