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The art scene in the Kingdom has seen its ups and downs in recent years, always seemingly concentrated on old and traditional themes, beautifully portraying different aspects of life throughout...
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Harrods designer: Middle East interior style is classic, complex

The Middle East’s taste and style in interior design is much more classic and the work is always a lot more intricate and complex than that of Europe, where the style is more linear and refin

Athr Gallery to represent Saudi art at Art Dubai 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, Athr Gallery from Jeddah has been chosen to represent the Saudi art scene at Art Dubai 2013 following a rigorous selection process.

Art show wows Alkhobar enthusiasts

An exhibition of paintings by an Indian artist in the Eastern Province received overwhelming response from the Saudi and expatriate communities.

Asir celebrates honey, heritage

JEDDAH: It's that time of the year again when Asir's beekeepers enjoy aplenty the sweet fruits of their labor, quite literally.

Al-Jouf sculptures capture Jeddawi hearts and minds

In a 10-day solo exhibition, the innovative sculptures of Faisal Numan, a Saudi artist from Al-Jouf, are drawing the attention and hearts of people in Jeddah.

Ancient Afghan papers shed light on Jewish life

JERUSALEM: A cache of 1,000-year-old documents written by the Jewish community in Afghanistan and unveiled in Jerusalem on Thursday sheds unprecedented light on the medi

Um Ruqaiba camel pageant winners awarded prizes

Prince Mishaal, chairman of the Allegiance Council, yesterday distributed King Abdul Aziz prize to the top winners of a major camel pageant at Um Ruqaiba, a desert area

From Syria with Love: letters bearing art in war

A neatly stacked bundle of letters, all addressed “From Syria With Love,” wait to be picked, peeled and opened by anticipating viewers who enter the premises

Sculpture knock-offs prove plague of art world

An epidemic of sculpture knock-offs is plaguing the art world, and just like the sale and production of counterfeit designer handbags and shoes, law enforcement is having a difficult time keeping u

Prince Salman exhibition attracts massive crowds

The exhibition “Salman bin Abdul Aziz … Pioneering in Urban Heritage” has been receiving large crowds since its launch by Crown Prince Salman two weeks ago.

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