Solo Arte
Leading Irish and European Art Dealers
Based in Waterford City, Ireland.
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” Art Is a Rare Asset…..”

” Art is a rare asset and it becomes more so every day as private collectors buy works of art of all kinds, not only for enjoyment but also as pure investment”. Deloitte Art & Finance Report 2016 4th Edition.

“Business Art Is the Step That Comes After Art”, Andy Warhol

The unprecedented development of the art market over the past few years has resulted in the ‘financialisation’ of the art market. Art is now seen not only as an object of pleasure, however, also as a new alternative asset class with interesting business opportunities. Meanwhile, the globalisation of culture has lead art organisations and cultural […]

4th Deloitte Art & Finance Conference

Date: 2 December, 2011, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Venue: Ritz Carlton Hotel – 1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 USA In collaboration with Maastricht University and a panel of internationally renowned experts, Deloitte explores a fascinating subject with an enormous business potential: The enhanced importance of art and collectible assets in wealth and […]

5th Deloitte Art & Finance Conference – the New Faces of Art Investment

On 15 June 2012, Deloitte Luxembourg will host its fifth annual Art and Finance Conference in Basel, Switzerland, during the 2012 edition of the international contemporary art fair Art Basel. Learning from its experiences in Luxembourg, London, Paris, and Miami, the Deloitte Art & Finance Conference aims to be a vital event for art finance […]

Afternoon Tea at the Shelbourne

Afternoon Tea at the Shelbourne Inspired by the artist Michael Flatley The impeccable tradition of afternoon tea continues in the Lord Mayor’s Lounge at The Shelbourne, where this most pleasurable of rituals at Dublin’s favourite five-star hotel takes an artistic turn, with the dynamic new Afternoon Tea inspired by the artist Michael Flatley. Beloved and renowned for […]

American Retiree, Sheila Describes Arthur Maderson as a Modern Day Monet

    I should tell you a bit about myself.   I am 66 years old and retired from teaching special education, in the public school system, 5 years ago.    When I originally read that Arthur taught children who were handicapped , I sure could relate.     I was an artistic child and […]

Arthur Maderson – Stunning New Paintings

A Low Tide le Golfe de Saint 122 x 127cm oil on board The Pool Miraillet, France 117 x 158cm oil on board Frosty Evening Near Cappoquinn 127 x 122cm oil on board Le Vigan Market Day 34 x 34cm oil on board Road to Butterfly Cottage 110 x 110cm oil on board Reading on […]

Arthur Maderson 4th – 8th October 2011 London

Solo Arte will host an exhibition of new works by Irish based UK artist Arthur K Maderson in the Strand Gallery, 32 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6BP, from 4th – 8th October, 2011. If you would wish to receive a brochure or attend the event please contact

Arthur Maderson Exhibition Geneva May 2014

An exhibition of new works by Arthur Maderson in Geneva, May 2014

Arthur Maderson Exhibition Outstanding Success

Our recent Arthur Maderson London exhibition was an outstanding success, with a constant flow of visitors throughout the 5 day period. A selection of the recorded comments from the many art lovers who visited were as follows: “Great impact..use of colour to express form and light is exquisite” “Real movement and life, beautiful work” “Made […]

Arthur Maderson Exhibition Pre-Brochure

To receive a pre-brochure for the London exhibition of new works by Arthur Maderson please contact or ring 00 353 86 171 9096 You can also download the brochure online by clicking on the link below: Download: Arthur Maderson Pre-Brochure (5.5 Mbyte .pdf file)

Arthur Madersons Recent Paintings Receive Rave Response at It’s Official Hong Kong Launch.

While Arthur was very pleased with the International reaction to his most recent paintings he is now pursuing other interests which have avoided his attention for the past decade due to the constant demand for his paintings.Solo Arte would like to wish him well in his new endeavours.

Castletroy Park Hotel Exhibition – Munster V Racing 92 April 22nd

To facilitate our Munster rugby fans ( ourselves included) we have altered the viewing times for our exhibition on 22nd April at Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick. Now open for viewing at 11am. Please contact Pat or Claire Keegan + 353 86 171 9096 Facebook: Solo Arte Art Gallery

Christmas Art Sale, Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork

Venue: Maryborough Hotel, CorkDate: Sunday 6th December 2015Time: 12-6pmAdmission: Free Solo Arte Gallery is delighted to announce details of it’s Christmas Art Sale in the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork. The event will take place on Sunday 6th December 12-6pm in the Newenham. Entrance is free and a large number of affordable paintings will be available […]

Deloitte Art & Finance – Breakfast Briefing

Deloitte Art & Finance will host a breakfast briefing in London on Thursday 23rd March, 2017 , to discuss recent business developments in the art wealth management space for ultra-high net worth individuals. Leading figures from the art and financial industries will share insights during the morning session.  By invitation only.

Deloitte Luxembourg Is Pleased to Invite You to the 2013 Art & Finance Seminar Series.

Deloitte Luxembourg is providing seminars for finance professionals who wish to have an insight into the recent business developments of the Luxembourg Freeport, and showcase services to maximise the convergence of Art and Finance. Due to the imminent opening of the Luxembourg Freeport, private bankers, asset managers, and institutional investors have together come to the realisation that […]

Fine Art Christmas Sale the Kingsley Hotel, Cork 11th December

SUNDAY 11th December, 2016 The Kingsley Hotel, Cork 10am – 6pm Solo Arte and The K-Gallery are hosting a Fine Art Christmas Sale Entrance Free

Forged Marc Chagall Painting

When British collector Martin Lang submitted one of his paintings to a French committee, he was hoping to find out if it was an authentic work by Marc Chagall. But not only did the Chagall Committee declare the painting a forgery, it said Lang’s painting should be burned under strict French laws that protect artists’ […]

Happy Christmas

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients, far and near a very Happy Christmas and healthy 2017.We will have stunning new works in the New Year, including amazing paintings by American artists!

Hayfield Manor 8th October Introduction to Technical Tax Issues on Investments, Real Assets & Art

Upcoming Event – 8th October 2015 Hayfield Manor Hosted by Solo Arte in conjunction with The K Gallery ‘Introduction to technical tax issues on investments, real assets & art’ Presentations by  Mr. Brian Flanagan, Investment Consultant, Cork – Overview of the Investment Market Mr. Tom Stapleton, Tax Consultant, Stapleton & Associates, Cork – Wear & […]

Irish Times – Michael Flatley Prepares to Enter Global Art Market

Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging from £50,000 to £250,000 (about €68,000 to €340,000).  After testing the market by selling a few of his paintings through auction houses in Ireland, Flatley is entering the global […]

John Hayes – Special Branch Carvings – What a Talented Man!

Special Branch Carvings are based in Fenor, County Waterford and specialise in hand carved wooden sculptures. John Hayes will be demonstrating his handcrafted wooden sculptures at the Ploughing Championships again this year.  John uses a range of chainsaws to complete his work and it is intriguing to watch him create his magnificent pieces. John transformed […]

London Calling for Irish Artists and Poets Ahead of Exhibition

THE organisers of the next London Irish Art exhibition have issued a call out for Irish visual artists (painting, mixed media, sculpture) and Irish poets living in Britain. London Irish Art organiser’s Martin Davis (Sol Art Gallery) and Patrick Keegan (Solo Arte) will take over 3,000 square feet of space in the historic Central Hall […]

London Irish Art Exhibition 2015 to Include New Works by Mr. Michael Flatley

This years’ London Irish Art exhibition to be held at Central Hall, Storey’s Gate, Westminster, London 14th – 17th January 2015 will include new works by ‘Lord of the Dance’ star Mr. Michael Flatley please contact for more details

London Irish Art Exhibition January 2015 to Be Officially Opened by Minister Jimmy Deenihan

“I look forward to launching the exhibition. The promotion of Irish culture through the work of Irish visual artists will form a very important part of my Diaspora Strategy which is due to be launched early in the New Year”  – Minister for Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan T.D.

London Irish Art Exhibition Official Opening Thursday 15th January @ 6pm

The official opening of the London Irish Art exhibition 2015 will take place on Thursday 15th January at Central Hall, Storey’s Gate, Westminster, London SW1H 9NH Minister for Diaspora Mr Jimmy Deenihan and H.E. Ambassador Dan Mulhall will officially open the exhibition, to be followed by a talk from international artist Hughie O’Donoghue For further […]

London, Cork Street Exhibition 10th – 14th December, 2013

Exhibition works to include Arthur Maderson, James Brohan, Jimmy Lawlor, Liam O’Neill & Kenneth WebbThe London Irish Art Exhibition is to be opened by Irish designer Paul Costelloe

Michael Flatley’s Paintings Generate Sales of €1 Million

‘The Tempest’Michael Flatley Acrylic on Marley Board 99cm x 100cm Michael Parsons Irish Times Tue, Aug 4, 2015 Retired dancer’s art career has taken flight following his debut exhibition in London Paintings by Michael Flatley have generated sales of more than €1 million since the former dancer’s debut exhibition in London last month. The original star […]

New Art Markets Trends: the European and Chinese Perspective

On behalf of the Luxembourg Government, the Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster, the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), and the Chinese National Academy of Arts, Deloitte is pleased to invite you to the “New Art Markets Trends: the European and Chinese Perspective” Conference. The conference, which is under the auspices of […]

New Works by Arthur Maderson London October 2011

An exhibition of new works by Arthur Maderson will be hosted by Solo Arte in London October 2011.

Paintings by New Artist Carlos Bruscianelli

Please contact for further details.  Stunning paintings !

Private Art Viewing and Presentation on Investing in Art

The K Gallery and Solo Arte would like to invite you and a guest to a Private Art Viewing and Presentation on Investing in Art on Thursday 3rd December at 6.30pm. The event takes place in the InterContinental Hotel (Formerly The Four Seasons), Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (Junior Ballroom). Michael Flatley New Year’s Eve Acrylic on […]

Sculptor – Jan Verhees


Solo Arte Exchange Waterford Crystal for Cash

SOLO ARTE now trading in Waterford Crystal. SOLO ARTE now directly purchasing Waterford Crystal collections. SOLO ARTE willing to lend on a short time basis against Waterford Crystal collections. Apply to or 086 171 9096 for terms & conditions.

Solo Arte to Exhibit Works at Chelsea Art Fair 2013

Solo Arte are to exhibit a selection of its artists paintings at Chelsea Art Fair 11th – 14th April, 2013 in London.

Solo Arte to Exhibit Works by a Maderson at Olympia

Solo Arte are to exhibit works by artist Arthur Maderson at Olympia Art Fair London, from 6th – 16th June 2013.

Solo Arte to Launch London Exhibition October 2011

Solo Arte will launch an exhibition of important Irish works in LondonOctober 2011. Further details can be viewed on our website from 1st May 2011. Contact by e-mail or phone 00353 86 171 9096

Sotheby’s Irish Art Auction 13.9.2016

Gottfried Helnwein’s painting ‘The Disaster of War 47’ was estimated between £30,000 – 50,000 in Sotheby’s Irish art auction yesterday 13.9.2016.  The actual hammer price including buyers premium for the painting was £115,000 !!!! In the same auction an oil on linen painting by Irish artist Martin Finnin was estimated between £5,000 – 7,000 and […]

Spanish Art Trade

The Spanish art trade is breathing a huge sigh of relief after the government decided last week to slash sales tax on works of art to 10 per cent, down from the previous punishing rate of 21 per cent, introduced in 2012. The welcome news comes three weeks ahead of the opening of Arco, the […]

Sunday Business Post Discusses Upcoming Boutique Art Show

Sunday Business Post, November 1st 2009Ros Drinkwater Ros Drinkwater discusses the Christmas Show, the auction items and the artists involved. The show is being run in aid of Cork Cancer Research and will take place at Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork. Sunday 8th November, 2009 12-7pm Download The Complete Article .pdf file format. 

The 2010/2011 Artprice Annual Report on the Contemporary Art Market

Download: The 2010/2011 Artprice Annual ReportPages 63 to 73 lists the top 500 artists in the world based on sales from July 1st 2010 to June 30th 2011 During this past year (2010-2011), financial market jitters and poor economic indicators on both sides of the Atlantic have put additional wind into sails of two assets: gold […]

The Art Market by Georgina Adams

Even seasoned auction-goers admitted to being stunned by the amount of money splurged at sales of contemporary art in New York this week. In the evening sales alone, over $630m was spent on classic contemporary, pop art and minimalism, with estimates left in the dust and a whole raft of new artist records set. The […]

The Art Market: Recovery in Ireland While International Boom Continues

The art market: recovery in Ireland while international boom continues Auctioneers confidence restored as demand returns Michael Parsons Irish Times Saturday January 2nd 2016 The past 12 months saw a recovery in the Irish market and a continuing boom in international art and antique sales. Auctioneers face 2016 with confidence for the first time since […]

The Vintage Bewick Collection

A selection of works by internationally renowned artist Pauline Bewick, spanning 5 decades of her life.For a catalogue please contact

Video Highlights From London Irish Art 2015

Watch highlights from the wonderful London Irish Art event held in Westminster in January 2015. The event celebrates many of the incredible Irish artists living in London alongside some of the best of young Irish artists over from Ireland. Hear from Hughie O’Donoghue about his trips to Ireland in his youth from Manchester and how […]

Waterford Tall Ship Paintings by Kenneth Webb

A selection of new Waterford Tall Ship paintings by artist Kenneth Webb will be available from Solo Arte from March 2011. Contact for further details or 086 606 1377.


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Solo Arte

Leading Irish and European Art Dealers based in Waterford City, Ireland.

Mobile: +353(86)1719096

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