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.
ABU DHABI: The Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi offered a peek Sunday of several artworks which will be displayed at its Guggenheim museum, set to open in 2017.
NEW YORK: A bronze sculpture by Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti valued at more than $100 million and 20 works by pop art icon Andy Warhol headline New York’s fall art auction season next week.
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