Books

Reviews of newly published art, design and architecture books.

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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One Hundred and one Hosannas for Architecture

One Hundred and one Hosannas for Architecture

Shane O’Toole
Reviewed by Deirdre Conroy
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Atlas of the Irish Revolution

Atlas of the Irish Revolution

John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil and Mike Murphy John Borgonovo (eds)
Reviewed by Mic Moroney
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Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and Its Demesne

Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and Its Demesne

William Laffan
Reviewed by David Hicks Read More