Arts & Culture

“I believe sales of canvases and paints went through the roof,” South Tipperary Art Group Adapts to Lockdown

The spirit of creativity continues to be nurtured throughout the lockdown at South Tipperary Art Group. With restrictions leading to both the groups and classes being indefinitely cancelled, the creative nature of STAG managed to adapt quickly to the times. All members have continued to paint at home, with some embracing outdoor painting. The group has even acquired new members …


Arts & Culture

The Enduring Appeal of Frida Kahlo

With an image reproduced on prints, t-shirts, even drink coasters, there’s something curiously unmistakable about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. A face which symbolises defiance, glaring through naïve styled brushstrokes with her trademark bushy brows and traditional headdress. All generations have seen unusual statement trends, but Frida’s popularity spawns from more than just an absence of a tweezer. Instead, she has …