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