Twelve movies from a host of Asian countries were screened at the 7th Asian Film Festival, which began early March in Jeddah at the Japanese consul general’s residence.
SANTA ANA, California: Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some
Islamic geometric artwork, tile work, parquetry and illumination are considered a very rare form of art nowadays.
Art Dubai, the leading international art fair in the Middle East and South Asia, which concluded last week with marvelous exhibits and huge sales, attracted a large number of art lovers to Dubai.
Art Dubai opened Wednesday at Madinat Jumeirah.
For Jeddah-based artist Dorothy Boyer, painting is as imperative as breathing.
Mona Al Munajjed held recently a three-day exhibit of some 60 paintings from her private collection at the Residence of French Ambassador Bertrand Besancenot inside the Diplomatic Quarter (DQ).
NEW YORK: Ancient vessels, modern contemporary paintings and masterpieces representing ancient cultures are among the highlights of Asian art sales in New York next week.
Saudi photographer Amer Alsaad was born in Sakakah in the northern region of Saudi Arabia and currently lives in Riyadh.
WASHINGTON: It’s taken him 12 years, but an amateur art historian from Texas reckons he’s solved the mystery of the Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile, five centuries after it was immortalized by Leonardo da
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