An exhibition celebrating the Society of Artists in Ireland casts light on some lesser-known 18th-century figures
The Irish government has announced a grand investment package for the country’s culture sector. But is it too little, too late?
The scholar, teacher and advocate of the applied arts of 20th-century Ireland has died at the age of 69
Frederic William Burton’s sentimental watercolour scenes reflect the taste of a bygone era
Highlights in Dublin and Cork this year include exhibitions on Brian Maguire, Wolfgang Tillmans and Mary Swanzy
It’s time for leading cultural figures to work with the state to reform Irish heritage protection
The National Gallery of Ireland’s six-year-long refurbishment gives its Old Masters and Irish paintings a chance to shine
Shortly after Matisse’s death, Clive Bell called time on the artist’s rivalry with Picasso – and rightly so
The French sculptor attracted commissions and controversy in equal measure, and his reputation is constantly being reassessed
Tancred Borenius (1885–1948), one of Apollo’s earliest contributors, is remembered for his significant contribution to art history and criticism
The artistic achievements of the Mamluks rival those of the Renaissance, argued Mahonri Sharp Young in a 1981 issue of Apollo
Henri Fantin-Latour’s finest works are the flower paintings that he made in bulk – but he didn’t think so
It’s been a long wait indeed, but the gallery’s refurbishment is nearing completion, and there’s a good line-up of temporary exhibitions, too
This new book on Irish art in the early modern period includes excellent texts by non-national authors that finally place Irish artists in a European context
Irish art history owes a huge debt to the pioneering contribution of Anne Crookshank
Public collections need eloquent and passionate defenders if they are to thrive in today’s tough climate
The term’s been dropped from the title of the government department in charge of culture
Historic property goes on sale after long battle for the Browne family
And the National Gallery knows it
Ireland should be more concerned over the dispersal of its cultural heritage
Mike Fitzpatrick salvaged the programme after its disastrous start, but what’s next for the city?
Ireland’s outstanding 18th-century decorative arts have been long overlooked, but a new exhibition in Chicago looks set to change that
It was once nicknamed ‘The Wallace Collection of Ireland’: are efforts being made to save what remains of Bantry’s historic collection?