Art & Culture

Photographers compete to capture Makkah’s essence

Young, budding photographers were given the chance to showcase their eye for Makkah’s beauty at a photography contest held by the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts.

Pakistani calligraphy artists spread the word of God

Arabic script has been an important part of Islam’s cultural heritage, whether in Saudi Arabia or in other Islamic countries, such as Pakistan.

Golden Tower: An architectural masterpiece on Jeddah’s corniche

Solidere International and Taameer Co. Ltd. recently revealed their leading residential project “Golden Tower” at a special ceremony in Jeddah.

Artists celebrate rule of King Abdullah

Seventeen Saudi artists have created a mix of artwork, including video documentaries and photographs, to celebrate the nine-year reign of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.

Dylan manuscript to be auctioned

WASHINGTON: Bob Dylan’s handwritten working manuscript for the lyrics of “Like a Rolling Stone” will be auctioned in June by Sotheby’s, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Abu Dhabi’s Louvre displays artwork at the Paris one

Abu Dhabi hopes eventually to lure tourists to its own branch of the Louvre museum, but pending its opening in 2015 some of its treasures have gone on display at the place that inspired it — the Louvr

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