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Insight and inspiration

Reviewing a play in which the human relationship in the face of death and disability is explored with tenderness, and some humour, Prof Eoin O’Brien believes Tuesdays With Morrie will enrich understanding for all who care for ill people.

Dublin gallery set for a Munch of Bacon

Major twentieth-century artists, Francis Bacon and Edvard Munch, are now on show in Dublin, Dr John Wallace reflects on two new important exhibitions running this autumn {openx:269} The Hugh Lane Gallery on Dublin’s Parnell Square is hosting a major exhibition of Francis Bacon’s work.

Southern views on display from accidental artist

Niamh Mullen speaks to Prof Colin Bradley, whose photographs are on exhibition in UCC, along with those of Dr Colman Casey and Dr Frank van Pelt Accidental artist Prof Colin Bradley’s first exhibition of photography runs at the Jennings Gallery in University College Cork (UCC) this month.

Tragedy in a landscaped paradise

Dr John Wallace looks at the major exhibition in Dublin of the work of the short-lived Wexford painter Thomas Roberts.

A five-star collection of Irish and European art

Dr John Wallace takes a look at a superb art collection of works by European and Irish artists, which is located in the Merrion Hotel and Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in central Dublin.

An investor’s guide to the art market

Dr John Wallace looks at a new book that analyses the Irish art market from an investment perspective and offers an understanding as to how the art market works in this country.

Impressionist interiors, moments lost in time

Dr John Wallace looks at the current Impressionist exhibition in the National Gallery, which includes some of the best-known exponents of the style: Monet, Renoir, Degas and Morisot.

Art intervention in Big Apple

The ‘Open Window’ group from St James’s Hospital was invited this month to present its project, ‘Art Intervention in the Stem Cell Transplant Unit’ at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York.