Monday 27th February

Review: "Current" by David Hockney

Kelly Grovier reviews “Current” by David Hockney, a new book exploring the artist’s work over the past decade, including essays and some 1,500 of his iPhone and iPad drawings (published ...

Friday 24th February

A profile of Caravaggio

Sorcha Kenny spoke to art historian Andrew Graham Dixon about the artist Caravaggio, the subject of his biography “Caravaggio – A Life Sacred and Profane” and his talk as part ...

Wednesday 22nd February

A profile of Nan Goldin

Dragana Jurisic profiles the work of American photographer Nan Goldin which will be one of the major exhibitions in IMMA in 2017 Further details:   www.imma.ie/en/page_237204.htm (image shown: Trixie on the Cot, ...

Thursday 16th February

"Susan MacWilliam: Modern Experiements" at Highlanes Gallery Drogheda

Susan MacWilliam chats about “Modern Experiments”, a 20-year retrospective of her video works investigating paranormal phenomena which is running at Highlanes Gallery Drogheda Full details:   www.highlanes.ie 

Wednesday 15th February

Review: "Unreconciled: Poems 1991-2013" by Michel Houellebecq

Jessica Traynor reviews "Unreconciled: Poems 1991-2013", a collection by Michel Houellebecq (published by Penguin Random House)

Review: "Institutional Ghost" by Jac Leirner at IMMA

Declan Long reviews “Institutional Ghost”, an exhibition of the work of Brazilian artist Jac Leirner which has just opened at IMMA Full details:   www.imma.ie 

"Census" by Jean O'Brien

Jean O'Brien reads "Census" from her latest collection of poetry "Fish On A Bicycle" (published by Salmon Poetry)  

Tuesday 14th February

"Humans Need Not Apply" at the Science Gallery

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on the various exhibits at the “Humans Need Not Apply” exhibition at the Science Gallery - showcasing the changing relationship between humans and artificial intelligence Full ...

Friday 10th February

Review: "Beyond Caravaggio" at the National Gallery

Brian Fay reviews "Beyond Caravaggio", a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland Full details:   www.nationalgallery.ie     

Thursday 9th February

"How It Must Have Been" by Maurice Harmon

Maurice Harmon reads "How It Must Have Been" from his latest collection of poetry 'Hoops Of Holiness' (published by Salmon Poetry)  



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