Rory Sweeney “is like a sorcerer when he’s bent over his laptop”, says collaborator Ethan Soost, a rapper from Philadelphia.
On an Otter-Spotting Expedition along the Grand Canal, a Painter Discusses His Methods
“I just paint what catches my attention, and that is compelling to me, and that beg to be painted,” he says.
Often Seen in the 1960s as a Wife and Mother First, a New Exhibition Aims to Let Her Shine as an Artist
“Do art and housekeeping mix?” a 1963 article on Marianne Ågren-McElroy mused. “Some people would say that they don’t – especially long-suffering husbands.”
Delayed Artist Studios in Artane Should Be Up and Running This Year
The council is subsidising the studios to try to keep the rents affordable.
Largest Share of Funding from Developers for Council Projects Spent in Wealthy South East Area of the City
Meanwhile, the council’s North West Area is set to get just 4.4 percent of these development levies.
How an Independent Curator and His Hats Charmed the Art World from the Outside
Tony Strickland has put together a new show at Gallery X on Hume Street.
Through “Artistic Surveillance”, a Painter Captures People’s Transient Moments on the City’s Streets
Carl Hickey lurks with a camera, recording images he’ll later commit to canvas: men with traffic cones on their heads, Spiderman brawling, a khaki-clad crowd.
An Artist Documents Derelict Dublin, While Dreaming of a Prettier Future for the City
With marker pen and pad, Nadine Maguire searches out the properties that spark a thought in her, a mental image of how they could look if done up.
At Bodyjam, You Learn to Use Your Body as Material to Make Art With
The monthly workshops for working and aspiring performance artists are like guided meditations, encouraging people to express themselves physically.
For Immigrant Arts Graduates, Chasing the Right to Stay in Ireland Can Mean Abandoning Dreams
Many arts-sector jobs are freelance gigs, and immigrants can’t get work permits and permission to stay in the country based on them.