Art & Culture



Grammys shared among many on music’s big night

LOS ANGELES: Indie pop band fun., rockers The Black Keys and Australian-Belgian singer Gotye shared the top prizes at the Grammys on Sunday, in an eclectic year for the music industry’s biggest awards



Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ best film at BAFTAs

LONDON: Iran hostage crisis drama “Argo” won the best film prize at Britain’s BAFTA awards on Sunday in a further boost for US actor-director Ben Affleck’s movie ahead of the Oscars later this month.<



Rare Afghan fashion show seeks to empower women

Afghan models paraded down a candle-lined catwalk Friday as men and women watched from the audience in a restaurant off a muddy street in Kabul.



‘Wajda’ to feature in London film fest

Saudi film “Wajda,” portraying women’s role in the Saudi society, will be a major event on the concluding day of the 17th Human Rights Watch Film Festival opening in London on Mar



Residents wow Dubai outdoor art project

Dubai’s residents and visitors, especially those who are staying in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), are enjoying artistic touches and creative artwork in The Walk area of the district.



A celebration of Saudi culture in Ireland

Three Saudi scholarship students at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Ireland held recently a Saudi Arabian cultural event that attracted many Irish, who expressed their admiration for



Aleppo in the artist’s eyes

Hisham Al-Ayesh the famous Syrian artist has a unique exhibition showcasing 32 paintings that highlight his different artistic techniques at Alamia Gallery, under the patronage of Taha Saban. 



When Picasso was outsripped on home turf

A major Edward Hopper retrospective has pulled in more than three-quarters of a million visitors, outstripping even a blockbuster collection of the works of long-time Paris resident Picasso.



Kingdom participates in World Book Fair in India

Saudi Ambassador in New Delhi Saud Al-Sati inaugurated the Kingdom’s pavilion at the 21st World Book Fair which was opened in New Delhi on Monday.

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