Art & Culture



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.



Never seen before artwork at Louvre Abu Dhabi show

Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its next exhibition ‘Birth of a Museum’ on April 22 that will run until July 20 on Saadiyat Island showcasing important works of art from the Louvre Abu Dhabi



Thank you SCTA! Saudi artisans cheer tourism commission

A number of artisans have expressed their appreciation of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) for organizing several events for them to showcase and market their handmade produc



Ben Affleck wins top prize at DGA awards

LOS ANGELES: Three week before the much-anticipated Oscars, US film director and actor Ben Affleck won a new top prize for his film “Argo,” a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran.



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.

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