Art & Culture



As Indian art world meets, prices stay depressed

India’s art world has converged on New Delhi for the industry’s biggest annual event where upbeat talk and parties are likely to disguise a market that is still in the doldrums since cr



Syrian art show a ‘garden of flowers’

A seven-day art exhibition of the work of Hisham Al-Ayesh and 17 other Syrian artists opened at Alamia Gallery on Tuesday.



Artist beats the odds to create art

Charred bodies lie scattered against blood-stained walls and debris covers the ground.



Saudi painter wins in London

Saudi painter Budur bint Abdullah Al-Sudairy won a prize of distinction at the London Art Biennale of 2013 for her work representing the Saudi life at the concluding function at the in Chelsea Old



China artists work up-close with old masters in Madrid

With brushes and paint-splotched palette, Chinese artist Yang Feiyun adds the finishing strokes to his latest work: a portrait of the moustached 17th century Spanish King Felipe IV.



Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

A Dutch architect has designed a house “with no beginning or end” to be built using the world’s largest 3D printer, harnessing technology that may one day be used to print houses



One Saudi woman’s visual Journey of Belonging

Manal Al Dowayan’s first solo exhibition in the Kingdom has been a long time coming.



Female voices and the picture of freedom

Her growing up in the oil compound of Saudi Aramco can be likened to the life of “army brats”, who live inside the impenetrable ring of protection, privilege and promotion, barricaded f



Kholoud Attar: Designed to lead

Kholoud Attar, founder and creative director of Design, the first magazine focusing on design in Saudi Arabia, has barely three decades in this world, and far less in the design world, yet has the



Bab Al-Kaaba steals limelight at heritage show in Washington

Saudi heritage exhibition titled “Saudi Archaeological Masterpieces through the Ages,” at the Smithsonian in Washington DC, is attracting a large number of visitors from different count

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