It is said that artists represent the consciousness of people.
NEW YORK: A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality.
Hafez Gallery in Jeddah launched this Wednesday a solo art exhibition by the Egyptian artist, Ibrahim El Dessouki, under the title “Synchronizing light and shadow.”
So the saying goes: "A picture speaks a thousand words". Yet, it is also true that a picture may even have a message that goes well beyond words alone.
Within the Islamic culture the art of Khatt (calligraphy) is understood as the art of the pen and an expression of the sacred. It’s a practice that has been studied for ages.
Eman Al-Qahtani is a successful, talented and ambitious young Saudi artist. She combines thoughts and colors in her paintings.
The sixth edition of Abu Dhabi Art Fair opened its doors last weekend to welcome artists, galleries, art professionals and visitors from around the world to be part of a program that takes the region’
Every society undergoes change, but many people keep a core idea of their nation and cultural heritage through a strong identification with particular landscapes and narratives.
NEW YORK: A pair of paintings by iconic abstract expressionist artist Mark Rothko sold Monday for a whopping $76.5 million, the auction house Sotheby’s said.
Since the early 1960s, the Kingdom has been quietly amassing an eclectic collection of fine art by Saudi artists that has caught the attention of local and international crowds.
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