Dublin Spire – The most viewed piece of Irish art

Dublin Spire – The most viewed piece of Irish art

Some time ago, I was walking through O’Connell Street in Dublin and passed two tourists beneath ‘the spike’ (known officially as The Spire of Dublin, but then who gives these things their correct name?)  One was leaning back, taking photos of the famous 120m landmark...
A World Of Light

A World Of Light

Boats at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer by Vincent Van Gogh   Why watercolour? It’s a question I’m asked from time to time because for many people, the picture they have in their mind when the word ‘painting’ is mentioned involves an oil...