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National Gallery of Ireland Turning Heads

Early this year, the National Gallery of Ireland will be staging an entire exhibition dedicated to ‘the tronie’ – an old Dutch word for ‘face’ that represented creative experimenting with facial expressions and particular heads – featuring some of the most iconic examples of the genre by Dutch and Flemish artists, including Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer. All eyes will be on Dublin, when Turning Heads: Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer opens on Saturday,...

Ireland Holds Biggest Ever Andy Warhol Exhibition

Hugh Lane Gallery and Dublin City Council have announced the largest ever Andy Warhol exhibition in Ireland – the first in 25 years. Andy Warhol Three Times Out will feature more than 250 works including the iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans and Marilyn Monroe. A unique exhibition of Andy Warhol’s paintings, prints, photographs, films and installations will open at Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland this autumn (6th October 2023 – 28th January 2024) showcasing the artist’s...

Comerford Collection of Irish Miniature Paintings to be Exhibited

Chiswick Auctions has announced the results for the sale of the The Comerford Collection of Irish portrait miniatures on March 25th. This outstanding collection was compiled over forty years by the late John and Pauline Comerford, who descended from the Irish miniaturist John Comerford (c.1770-1832). Their love of the art form began by sourcing works by some of the leading Irish miniaturists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The entire collection of 121...

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