Art

Rachel Ballagh’s approach to art differs from her famous father

Rachel Ballagh’s approach to art is quite different from her famous father’s, writes Colette Sheridan.

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Living in a glasshouse: Meet stained-glass artist Alison Byrne

Aileen Lee meets stained-glass artist and owner of WildBird Studio, Alison Byrne.

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Your guide to buying art

Getting familiar with the art scene and deciding who and what to buy can be challenging for a newcomer, but there’s plenty of information and hand-holding available, writes Carol O’Callaghan.

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Stage version of Mick Flannery's Evening Train premieres in Cork

As it morphs into something exciting and unpredictable, thanks to inventive productions such as Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen and Hadestown, it is clear there is still plenty of room for experimentation within the musical genre.

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Harnessing the creative energy of youth in Cork city

The teenage years are not only a time for rebellion, but an important time to build a creative identity, according to William Frode De La Foret, Cork Community Art Link’s (CCAL) artistic director.

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Scene and Heard with Des O'Driscoll

All the latest music and arts news with Des O'Driscoll.

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Working mother of three among new graduates from Crawford art college

Orla O'Byrne is excited about embarking on a new career in art, having always maintained her interest in it while working as a baker and running her three cafés in Cork since founding the Natural Foods Bakery in 2002.

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Five things for the week ahead with Des O'Driscoll

Des O'Driscoll has you covered for five things to do for the week ahead.

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LS Lowry in the picture

Des O’Sullivan previews Whyte’s sale which features a number of leading names from the Irish art world

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Academic cracks code of mysterious Voynich manuscript

The Voynich manuscript, housed at Yale University, is a medieval, handwritten and illustrated text.

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Sounds of the city: Artist explains Crawford Art Gallery's latest installation piece

Limerick-born artist Andrew Kearney is allowing Cork gallery-goers to eavesdrop on what he calls the “oozing activity of the city” with Mechanism, his latest installation in the Crawford art gallery.

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Wave of inspiration for Sherkin artist following sea crossings

Memories of regular sea crossings with her seriously ill husband lingered with Majella O’Neill Collins, the Sherkin artist whose work has been bought by George Clooney, writes

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When war meets art: Doris Salcedo on representing violence without violence

Doris Salcedo rails against the violence of her native Colombia in her major exhibition at IMMA, writes Ellie O’Byrne

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500 years on: Leonardo Da Vinci continues to influence the world

Today marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death.

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Why is a building in Miami giving the West End and Broadway a run for its money?

The Royal Caribbean International cruise line works on shows in Miami before sending cast members out to ports across the world.

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Naked woman with pet dog portrait shortlisted for £35,000 award

A self-taught artist has been shortlisted for a National Portrait Gallery prize for an image of a naked woman with her pet dog.

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