Books

Reviews of newly published art, design and architecture books.

Atlas of the Irish Revolution

Atlas of the Irish Revolution

Reviewed by Mic Moroney
Midway through the ‘decade of centenaries’, the words ‘republican’ and ‘revisionist’ were again traded as expletives at July’s West Cork History Festival which, focusing on the local War of Independence, saw Professor David Fitzpatrick claim the ‘so-called’ Irish Republic as merely a marketing slogan to win American approval at the Paris Peace Conference. Read More

Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and Its Demesne

Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and Its Demesne

William Laffan
Reviewed by David Hicks Read More

Brought to Book – Print in Ireland, 1680–1784

Brought to Book – Print in Ireland, 1680–1784

Toby Barnard
Reviewed by Jason McElligott Read More

House and Home Residential Projects from the Collections of the Irish Architectural Archive

House and Home Residential Projects from the Collections of the Irish Architectural Archive

Colum O’Riordan
Reviewed by Terence Reeves-Smyth Read More

Parks – Our Shared Heritage The Phoenix Park, Dublin and the Royal Parks, London

Parks – Our Shared Heritage The Phoenix Park, Dublin and the Royal Parks, London

OPW/The Hearsum Collection/The Royal Parks, 2017
Reviewed by Mary Forrest Read More

Incoming Richard Mosse

Incoming Richard Mosse

Texts by Giorgio Agamben and Richard Mosse
Reviewed by Anthony Haughey Read More

India in Art in Ireland

India in Art in Ireland

Ed Kathleen James Chakraborty
Reviewed by Mary Healy Read More

Making Magnificence Architects, Stuccatori, and the Eighteenth-Century Interior

Making Magnificence Architects, Stuccatori, and the Eighteenth-Century Interior

Christine Casey
Reviewed by Conor Lucey Read More

Art History after Françoise Henry – 50 Years at UCD 1965-2015

Art History after Françoise Henry – 50 Years at UCD 1965-2015

EDS Carla Briggs, Nicky Figgis, Lynda Mulvin, Paula Murphy
Reviewed by Peter Murray Read More