Molly Crabapple is an award-winning New York artist, author and all round kickass lady whose Victoriana-steampunk-Rococo work has appeared in places like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Marvel comics. Forever finding ways to fund and create personally fulfilling art projects, in September of last year she locked herself into a hotel […]
For those of you lucky enough not to be blessed with two left feet (yes, I’m talking about myself here), the artform of the dance is a wonder to behold. These super talented people can skip, dance, jump and move (like jagger, we’re told) with such effortless ease that it’s just not fair. Still, […]
Culture Night takes place once a year where the doors to many buildings of artistic & cultural interest are opened to the public for free in cities and towns throughout the country. In their own words: “Culture Night will take place on Friday September 24th 2010, a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure in Dublin […]
You might remember that I posted recently about the Science Gallery and their Open Call for entries to their new Flagship show, Biorhythm, which opens on July 2nd. Through my work with them, I’m privileged in that I get to hear about their upcoming exhibitions in advance and am really excited about what Biorhythm is […]
Hello Culchies, please welcome Froodie to the mix. She’s a Limerick based blogger, so she’s a genuine culchie, unlike most of us imposters. Please make her feel welcome. Today, she wants to tell us about a fairly cool project she’s working on this Summer. – Darren For six weeks last year, the Spirit Store Art […]
The 10th Múscailt Arts Festival at NUI Galway kicks off today. Highlights include new works by Alice Maher and Aideen Barry. Full details of the week’s programme can be found on the Múscailt site.
Cal Lane is a Canadian sculptor who specialises in reappropriating derelict industrial objects into beautifully complex forms. Her work is especially poignant in this era of rapid urban decay (think Detroit) and challenges viewer preconceptions of an object’s inherent qualities. Via My Love for You.
An exhibition Francis Bacon: A Terrible Beauty is being shown in the Hugh Lane Gallery on Parnell Square to celebrate the centenary of Francis Bacon’s birth in a nursing home on Lower Baggot Street, Dublin in 1909.
School of Saatchi – Final (was on BBC2) They think it’s all over. It is now. But who won it? Well, let’s have a run-through of what we had. Six artists (Samuel Zealey, Eugenie Scrase, Matt Clark, Saad Qureshi, Ben Lowe and Suki Chan). Six art pieces in the Saatchi gallery. All keyed to win […]
The Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham is hosting an exciting exhibition from New York’s MoMA this winter. The photography exhibition, Picturing New York, is made up of 145 pieces from the photographic collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. All of the photos are of New York (naturally!) […]
If you are out and about rambling Dublin city over the Christmas and want to get away from the throngs of crazy shoppers and queues then head on down to Dublin Castle Courtyard for a little bit of colour, peace an a lot of Hope! Here you will find for no entrance fee an […]
School of Saatchi BBC 2 mondays at 9pm You may have seen my post last week about this. It’s another ‘apprenticeship as prize’ type show but this one is for artists. Not the ‘able to paint really well’ type artists, it’s the ‘place a stick of celery in a large empty room and call it […]
Vampire – Edvard Munch The National Gallery of Ireland’s exhibition of Edvard Munch prints comes to an end this Sunday, 6th December 2009. This beautiful collection of prints from the Munch Museum in Oslo has attracted over 40,000 visitors so far. I found the exhibition so stunning I am returning for a second visit. Admission […]
I know a lot of interesting people. Some with more diverse personalities than others. But all genuinely, great people at heart. Because of what it is I do, I suppose, as well and to an extent the route [be dum! ] I have chosen, I get to meet those who others would call mentalist in most cases, […]