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Batman Causes A Stir

Posted in News on 19th May 2012

The estate of the late Billy Wright from Virginia turned up a few surprises when comics bought by him as a boy made a total of $3.5million with a...

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Princess Margaret Brooch

Posted in News on 19th May 2012

A brooch once owned by Princess Margaret and made by Tiffany is to be auctioned in Adams next week.  Cast in 18ct gold the brooch in the shape of...

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Vintage Clothing

Posted in News on 15th May 2012

Due to the popularity of the hit TV show “Mad Men” an interest in all vintage clothing but especially of 50s and 60s fashion has been rekindled.  So before you...

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Louis Le Brocquy Tapestries

Posted in News on 15th May 2012

The first items to test the market since Louis Le Brocquy died will go to auction In Whyte’s saleroom next week.  The series of tapestries by the artist were...

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Irish Artists At Christies

Posted in Events on 9th May 2012

Christies will hold a sale of 20th century Irish and English art on May 24th in London.  Lowry, Yeats, Henry to mention but a few will be on offer...

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World’s Most Expensive Painting?

Posted in News on 4th May 2012

The fate of this iconic painting was sealed in just under 12 minutes when it came up for auction this week in Sotheby’s.  Two telephone bidders battled to be...

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The Importance Of Being Wilde!

Posted in News on 27th April 2012

  He may have died destitute in Paris but a rare first edition copy of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” sold in Sothebys last week for €263,000...

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Good News For The State

Posted in News on 27th April 2012

Important artefacts retrieved from the wreck of the Lusitania last August are to be donated to the State.  The ship sank in May 1915 off the Irish coast near...

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End of An Era

Posted in News on 26th April 2012

The Arts World is in mourning after one of its great exponents died yesterday.  Irish art will never be the same without the leading light that was Louis Le...

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Vote For Ireland’s Favourite Painting

Posted in Events on 19th April 2012

The lines for voting for Ireland’s favourite painting have opened so if you haven’t already voted you can do so on http://www.rte.ie/tv/masterpiece/vote.html  and voting will close on Monday 21st...

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