ART & CULTURE
Art & Culture

Sharjah-sponsored show of pioneering Emirati artist Hassan Sharif opens in Sweden

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

The major retrospective ‘Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist,’ organized in collaboration ......

Saudi Arabian artist Ohud Abdullah Almalki makes world’s ‘largest coffee painting’

Monday, 19 October 2020

A Saudi artist has created the world’s “largest coffee painting,” becoming the first woman from the ......

Discover the story behind the 11-year global embroidery project ‘The Red Dress’

Sunday, 18 October 2020

The artist behind an international art project to produce a gown featuring work from 202 artisans ......

Coronavirus: New York Philharmonic cancels 2020-21 season over COVID-19

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

The New York Philharmonic has canceled all shows through mid-June 2021 over the coronavirus pandemic ......

Turkish authorities ban unprecedented Kurdish-language play

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Turkish authorities have banned a Kurdish-language play that was due to be shown on Tuesday in ......

Dutch ready to return seized colonial art, but tracking owners difficult

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

A cannon that once saluted a Sinhalese king and a diamond looted from an Indonesian sultan are among ......

Lebanese-born Armenian opera singer Kevork Hadjian dies on Nagorno-Karabakh frontline

Friday, 09 October 2020

The Lebanese-born Armenian opera singer Kevork Hadjian was killed in combat in Nagorno-Karabakh on ......

Future of museums: Abu Dhabi’s Louvre, NYU to host prestigious meeting on challenges

Wednesday, 07 October 2020

Global art experts are set to meet virtually next month to discuss how the museum sector can survive ......

Egyptian artist Hany Genedy crafts pictures with salt

Tuesday, 06 October 2020

Egyptian artist Hany Genedy focuses as he carefully pours white salt onto a black surface to create ......

Britain’s Royal Opera House to sell David Hockney painting to raise funds

Sunday, 04 October 2020

Britain’s Royal Opera House plans to sell a portrait by David Hockney in a bid to raise funds, as it ......

Photographer captures loss and hope following Beirut blast in new photo series

Sunday, 04 October 2020

A few days after the August 4 Beirut port explosion that devastated Lebanon’s capital city, Lebanese ......

Pioneering artist Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim to represent UAE at Venice Biennale 2022

Monday, 28 September 2020

Pioneering Emirati artist Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim will represent the United Arab Emirates at the 2022 ......

UK artist Sacha Jafri to create world’s largest painting at Dubai’s Atlantis

Saturday, 26 September 2020

British artist Sacha Jafri paces barefoot back and forth across his giant canvas stretched across ......

Coronavirus delays Rio’s Carnival for the first time in a century

Friday, 25 September 2020

Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle ......

Israeli orchestra Firqat Alnoor plays arrangement of Emirati Hussain al-Jassmi’s song

Friday, 25 September 2020

Israeli orchestra group Firqat Alnoor has paid tribute to the historic Israeli-UAE peace deal by ......

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