Applications open tomorrow for the new pilot initiative, which will give a weekly stipend to selected artists for three years.
A Tale of Colonial Development Versus Primeval Magic
The gorgeous Irish animated feature Wolfwalkers is perfect holiday family viewing.
A Memorial to Crimes Against Women and Children in Ghostly Glass
Northern Irish artist Alison Lowry addresses the 200 years of crimes perpetrated by the Catholic Church in collaboration with the Irish state.
Paint a Lost Past in a Game Inspired by Irish Folklore
“Scéal” is a game on a ghost’s journey that unfolds like a storybook, its painting-like animation inspired by Irish folklore.
Irish Artists Fight to Repeal Their Country’s Abortion Ban
Artists in Ireland are using diverse tactics to broadcast the message of the pro-choice movement, despite efforts to silence them.
How an Imaginary Island Stayed on Maps for Five Centuries
A tiny blot of a landmass off the western coast of Ireland is curiously labeled “Imaginary Isle of O Brazil” on cartographer Thomas Jefferys’s 1768 “Chart of the Atlantic Ocean.” A 21st-century viewer might wonder: why include a fictional island on a map of the known world?
The Push and Pull of Claiming an Irish Heritage
DUBLIN — We all have that one story we tell, about a crazy thing we did when we were younger. Few of us make a commissioned art installation about it.
Tax Tips for Artists
T.S. Eliot’s claim that April is the cruelest month feels particularly true during tax season. Assuming you’re an artist in the United States who makes at least $10,000 a year, you may be scrambling to file your return before tomorrow’s deadline.
Alan McMonagle’s “Psychotic Episodes”: “I’ve a feeling we’re not in [Old] Ireland anymore”
“Being born in Scotland carries with it certain responsibilities.”
That observation, made by Derek Taylor, the Liverpool-born newspaperman who became the Beatles’ press officer, was irreverently included on the back cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s record album The Plastic One Band/Live Peace in Toronto 1969.
Warhol in Northern Ireland
BRIGHTON, UK — Warhol’s old mantra, “I think everybody should like everybody,” has been endowed with fresh significance in Belfast, where his first show ever to take place North of Ireland’s contentious border is now underway at the Metropolitan Arts Centre.