We welcome all articles on topics
concerning painting, sculpture or printmaking, as well as photography,
stained glass, ceramics, or any contemporary art-form such as Installation,
Conceptual or Performance art. In addition, we welcome reviews of exhibitions,
comments and opinions about the organization and support of visual artists
in Ireland. If you would like to become a regular contributor or columnist
with your own byline, please contact the Editor.
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aims to be a leading online VISUAL resource for Irish and world art.
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of hundreds of world class artists from Munster, Leinster, Connacht
and Ulster, Europe, America and Russia; plus articles on the history
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of visual art in Ireland: 3000 BCE - Present.
Ideas about Ancient Celtic
art (metalwork, sculpture, pottery), or Celtic
designs (interlace, spirals).
Famous Irish painters/sculptors:
their lives, works, reputations and influence.
Contemporary arts: artistic merit, styles and exponents. The
Most Expensive Irish Paintings.
Detectable Irish art styles.
Your view of the best
The role of public art: as a community service; as vocational
The history and/or role of Irish
arts organizations and artist groups like Aosdana.
How art is/should be financed.
Irish art galleries and
Major exhibitions: previews or reviews.
Non-representational versus Representational
painting in Ireland.
Plein-air painting versus
Your opinions about Irish
Your views on Irish Portraitists.
Your criticisms/praise for Irish
Your views on Irish Sculpture.
Practical advice for would-be professional artists.
The Irish art world: how it operates, winners and losers.
Views on the historical roles of the Royal
Hibernian Academy, and Irish
Exhibition of Living Art.
The Irish art market: who
is overvalued/undervalued?; galleries vs auctions; tips for buyers.
The art establishment: how representative, how open/closed.
New ways of selling paintings. (eg. art
Ways of making painting more fun and more accessible. (eg. Art
The value or meaning of art.
The difference between "Modern
Art" and "Contemporary
Art." Which do you prefer?
What is Postmodernist art and
what it means to you.
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