Books

Reviews of newly published art, design and architecture books.

Ireland

Ireland

New from the Winter 2018 edition. Ireland by American photographer Susan Wood is a deeply personal collection of photographs spanning a period of fifty years from her first visit to the country on assignment for British Vogue in 1969 Read More

Hugh Lane: The Art Market and The Art Museum 1893-1915

Hugh Lane: The Art Market and The Art Museum 1893-1915

New from the Autumn 2018 edition. Morna O’Neill’s informative and well-presented book concentrates on Hugh Lane as a dealer and as the founder or benefactor of galleries Read More

Books: The Art of Robert Emmett Costelloe

Books: The Art of Robert Emmett Costelloe

New from the Summer 2018 edition. The Art of Robert Emmett Costelloe by Patricia McCabe brings to light the promising career of this young Irish artist, sadly curtailed by his death in 1974 Read More

A Rising People – The Brian P Burns Collection of Irish Art

A Rising People – The Brian P Burns Collection of Irish Art

New from the Summer 2018 edition. A Rising People – The Brian P Burns Collection of Irish Art Reviewed by Margarita Cappock Read More

The Life and Work of John ffrench, Irish Ceramic Artist (1928-2010)

The Life and Work of John ffrench, Irish Ceramic Artist (1928-2010)

New from the Spring 2018 edition. Reviewed by Eleanor Flegg. This is a thorough study, a comprehensive artistic biography, approached from the perspective of a collector and a connoisseur. Read More

Elizabeth Cope: Seduced by the smell of paint

Elizabeth Cope: Seduced by the smell of paint

New from the Spring 2018 edition. Reviewed by Alannah Hopkin. This magnificent monograph marks forty years of intense artistic activity on the part of Elizabeth Cope Read More

The building site in eighteenth-century Ireland

The building site in eighteenth-century Ireland

New from the current edition. The Building Site in Eighteenth-Century Ireland
Reviewed by Frederick Dwyer Read More

Who do I think I am?

Who do I think I am?

New from the Winter 2017 edition. Homan Potterton
Reviewed by Peter Somerville-Large
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Making Majesty: The Throne Room at Dublin Castle

Making Majesty: The Throne Room at Dublin Castle

New from the Winter 2017 edition. Myles Campbell and William Derham
Reviewed by John Coleman
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