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The International Association of Art Critics – Ireland (AICA Ireland) is the Irish section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).  Ireland has been an active member of AICA International from its foundation in 1948/1949 in Paris. The Irish membership includes leading critics, essayists, and theoreticians, as well as honorary life members.

AICA Ireland promotes professional practice and exchange among the professionals who work in the area of critical discourse, stimulating research and reflection within the visual arts, education and culture. Members are issued with a press card, updated with a yearly stamp, which is recognized for entrance to museums and art events around the world. AICA Ireland members benefit from quarterly meetings, a monthly newsletter, as well as additional events that support the practice of its members. Members are also informed of relevant international members activities in the bi-yearly AICA Newsletter and are invited to the Annual AICA International Congress, held in a different nation each year.

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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine authorities recovered on Tuesday more than a dozen paintings, including a work by Pablo Picasso, from an office and residences of lawmaker Imelda Marcos, a day after an anti-corruption court ordered their seizure.

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kafKinsale Arts Festival has announced the winner of Now Wakes the Sea 2014, the annual open submission exhibition, as visual artist Laura Smith. The emerging artist exhibition tookplace at Temperance Hall in the centre of Kinsale, and ran until 28 September.… Read the rest

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monstortruck-logo_pinkMonster Truck has announced that Róisín Bohan (CIT Crawford College of Art & Design) will take up the first Monster Truck Studios – Royal Dublin Society (RDS) studio award in 2014. This award is open to undergraduate/postgraduate/PHD students who completed their studies in 2014.… Read the rest

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the hipsters of animation, Portland, Oregon-based Laika studios is not afraid to play on the fringe with its latest film “The Boxtrolls,” and its lead stars are not your average cute animated monsters.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the hipsters of animation, Portland, Oregon-based Laika studios is not afraid to play on the fringe with its latest film “The Boxtrolls,” and its lead stars are not your average cute animated monsters.

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virtually-there-syposium1 – 5.30pm
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

Kids’ Own and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, will host a national symposium for the education & arts sectors on Thursday 16 October 2014 on the theme “Virtually There? Are we on the road to meaningful arts experiences with children in schools?”

The symposium will explore how we create, support, share and document this activity.… Read the rest

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hunt-museumThe Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick

– ‘Women & the Solidarity Movement’
30 September | 13:00 – 14:00
Speaker: With Dr Gabriel Doherty, University College Cork.

– ‘Celtic – Slavic vision of Woman. Similarities & Differences’
2 October 2014 | 13:00 – 14:00
Speaker: Tomasz Wybranowski, Journalist, Writer, Poet.… Read the rest

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talksandlecturesTwo free public lectures dealing with the philosopher Goethe’s unique way of seeing and his radical theory of colour.

Delivered by Pearse O’Shiel and Malin Starrett, D.Phil.

The lectures will take place on Friday, October 17 in lecture theatre FG042 in the Foundation Building , University of Limerick at 18.30pm.… Read the rest

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China Minsheng Bank / Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum / International Association of Art Critics / Royal College of Art

Deadline 15th October, 2014
Application fee: none

These new annual International Awards for Art Criticism are open to candidates from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held between 1 January and 30 September 2014.… Read the rest