CULTURE & ARTS
03/17/2013 09:13 am ET

Irish Artists: Celebrating St. Patrick's Day With Our 5 Favorite Irish Aesthetes (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 17:  Two gallery technicians adjust a painting by Francis Bacon entitled 'Crouching Nude' in Sotheby's
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Two gallery technicians adjust a painting by Francis Bacon entitled 'Crouching Nude' in Sotheby's auction house on June 17, 2011 in London, England. The artwork features in Sotheby's sale of Contemporary art which will take place on June 29, 2011 and is expected to fetch 9 million GBP at auction. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Happy St. Patrick's Day dear readers!

We hope you are wearing green, drinking appropriately colored beer and finding four-leaf-clovers aplenty as we speak. If the boozy holiday doesn't already have you seeing double, we invite you to celebrate with us by honoring some of our favorite Irish artists.

From a Marina Abramovic protégé to a cow udder installation artist, these Irish blooded artists channel their shared heritage into vastly different works. Enjoy our quick roundup of Irish artists you should know and have a happy St. Patrick's Day!

Let us know your favorite Irish artists in the comments.

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