Irish Arts Review Journal

Irish Arts Review

First published in 1984, the Irish Arts Review is one of Ireland's top quarterly arts journals. It is beautifully illustrated 150-page magazine, which reviews fine art painting, crafts, sculpture, ceramics, tapestry, photography and architecture.

2010 Subscription

Available on subscription, from numerous Irish art galleries, museums and bookshops, for €56 per year (2010), it has an ABC certified circulation of 11,439, including art collectors, investors, architects, designers, gallery owners, Irish art organizations, and others. Subscribers receive 4 magazines a year, plus benefits as follows:

• A free copy of the Annual Price Guide to Irish Art - an 80-page, fully illustrated guide to the Irish art market, featuring comprehensive details of all Irish painting and Irish sculpture sold at auction.

• Special discounts regarding RDS shows such as the Irish International Antiques & Contemporary Art Fair, the Interior Design & Art Fair and the Dublin Antiques & Contemporary Art Fair.

• 10 percent discount off purchases of fine art and prints at galleries around the country, including the bookshop at the National Gallery of Ireland, the bookshops at all four sites of the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland Bookshop, the Chester Beatty Library Bookshop and at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane Bookshop. In addition, there are subscriber discounts to theatres, bookshops and hotels.


The Irish Arts Review website features an index of articles published in previous issues, dating back to 1984. These articles are not reproduced but are available for purchase via back-issues. Articles covered included: Antiques, art sales, ceramics, stained glass, jewellery, museums and collections, prints/drawings, tapestry art and education.

Also available on the Irish Arts Review website is an online gallery of over 1,000 Irish artists and 10,000 works. The gallery provides a biography and the means to communicate instantly with the artist. You can search for an artist by price, medium, title, or name. It is also a free service for artists who wish to subscribe and upload visuals of their works. There is also a comprehensive listing section on events, exhibitions and festivals, broken down by county.

Selection of Artists Featured in Irish Arts Review (1984-2010)

Among its many articles, the journal has published articles on the following Irish artists:

Bacon, Francis
Ballagh, Robert
Barret, George Wynne
Barton, Rose Mary
Behan, John
Belton, Liam
Bewick, Pauline
Blackshaw, Basil
Bourke, Brian
Boyle, Alicia
Brennan, Cecily
Burke, Augustus
Burton, Frederick
Clarke, Carey
Clements, Nathaniel
Comerford, John
Conolly, Thurloe
Conor, William
Cooke, Barrie
Cotter, Maud
Cross, Dorothy
Crozier, William
Cullen, Charles
Cullen, Michael
Davidson, Lilian Lucy
Dixon, James
Doherty, Willie
Donovan, Jack
Douglas Hamilton
Duffy, Rita
Egan, Felim
Elvery, Beatrice
Feeney, Jacinta
Fitzgerald, Mary
Flanagan, Barry
Flanagan, T.P.
Francis, Mark
Gale, Martin
Gingles, Graham
Gorman, Richard
Graham, Patrick
Hall, Patrick
Hamilton, Letitia
Hamilton, Richard
Hanlon, James
Henry, Grace
Henry, Paul
Hickey, Patrick
Hill, Derek
Hone, Nathaniel
Hore, James
Hunter, Robert
Jellett, Mainie
Kane, Michael
Kindness, John
King, David
King, Richard
Knuttel, Graham
Lavery, Sir John
Lawless, Matthew
Le Brocquy, Louis
Leech, William
Lohan, Mary
Luke, John
MacGonigal, Maurice
Maclise, Daniel
Madden, Anne
Maguire, Brian
Markievicz, Casimir
McAleer, Clement
McGuinness, Norah
McGuire, Edward
McKenna, Stephen
Miller, Nick
Mitchell, Susan
Morphy, Garret
Mulcahy, Michael
Nicholl, Andrew
O'Donoghue, Hughie
O'Dowd, Gwen
O'Kelly, Aloysius
O'Malley, Tony
O'Connor, James
O'Conor, Roderic
O'Doherty, Brian
O'Donoghue, Hughie
O'Neill, Daniel
Orpen, William
Osborne, Walter
Phillips, Tom
Praeger, Sophia Rosamond
Sadler, William
Salkeld, Cecil
Scott, Michael
Scott, Patrick
Scully, Sean
Shawcross, Neil
Shinnors, John
Short, Constance
Souter, Camille
Tansey, Francis
Teskey, Donald
Thaddeus, H Jones
Tuohy, Patrick
Vallely, John
Walker, Sarah
Waterford, Marchioness of
Whelan, Leo
Yeats, Jack B.

More Information About Irish Arts Review

For more details about this top arts publication, and its coverage of the visual arts in Ireland, please contact:

Irish Arts Review
State Apartments
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2. Ireland
Phone: (+353) 01-679-3525

• For facts about the art industry in Ireland, see: Homepage.
• For a personal view of the top 20 contemporary fine art painters, see: Best Irish Artists.
• For the evolution of sculpture and painting in the 32 counties, see: History of Irish Art.

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