Wednesday February 26, 2020

Nailed to the wall

The humble manicure has been taken to the next level. The National Gallery of Ireland and nail artists Tropical Popical are once again collaborating, bringing major artworks to the tip of your fingers

24th June, 2018
Andrea Horan, founder of Tropical Popical on South William Street

Galleries are reverent places. You move through them thoughtfully, usually with a degree of respect and awe demanded of famous and masterful artworks. In more recent years, however, there has been a move to shake things up in these more traditional institutions.

Take London’s monthly Tate Late series, which involves art, music, DJs, theatre and street food until ten at night. In New York, find MetFridays at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, where you...

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