Art & Culture

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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Traditional art and craft decline worries Egypt

The centuries-old Khan El-Khalili market is one of the few places in modernizing Cairo that retains the atmosphere of a by-gone era, but its artisans warn their crafts are slowly dying.

Top Saudi artists to auction their creations

Several Saudi and Arab artists will auction 72 of their creations here on Thursday that have been on display at the Rochan Gallery for the past four days.

Saudi artists display unique sculptures

A dazzling array of sculptures by Saudi artists is on display at the Furniture and Decoration Exhibition in Jeddah.

Abu Dhabi Art celebrates creativity and innovation

The fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Art gathered artists and galleries from all around the world for its diverse program of art exhibitions, film-screenings, performances, music and talking panels that

Call of culture — in quest of a dialogue

A Saudi initiative named ‘Call of Culture’ is making a buzz globally and especially in the United Nations. Eng.

Top Saudi and Arab artists to auction work in Jeddah

Several top Saudi and Arab artists will have their creations up for sale at an auction in Jeddah on Dec. 5.

‘Art can change young people’s lives’

WASHINGTON: Michelle Obama praised the power of the arts to change young people’s lives as she helped hand out awards to 13 programs, including one from her Chicago hometown.

Gold-laden Indian brides defy prime minister as culture triumphs

MUMBAI, India: As the sound of traditional drums, trumpets and cymbals ushers Amrita Mannil into the wedding hall, she’s adorned by four finely crafted necklaces, rings, 16 bangles, a glistening be

Spanish photographer explores Africa’s dreams, aspirations

Photographer Cristina De Middel’s trip to Nigeria has been profitable.

Purchased titles ‘tarnishing’ Malaysian royalty institution

For centuries, the Malay royal title “Datuk”— Malaysia's equivalent of “Sir” — was a high honor that unlocked doors to the elite. But Datuks like K. Basil don't feel so special these days.

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