Art & Culture



‘Glorious fabrics’ of Indian poor drape UK art show

ROBERT Rauschenberg’s fabrics in electric blues and rich reds pop from the sterile walls of the Gagosian Gallery in London in a show of one of the American artist’s lesser-known collect



Swedish cameraman carries the day for Gaza snapshot

AMSTERDAM: Swedish photographer Paul Hansen won the 2012 World Press Photo award Friday for newspaper Dagens Nyheter with a picture of two Palestinian children killed in an Israeli missile strike b



Muscat festival celebrates humanity and culture

Oman’s biggest cultural and shopping extravaganza, the Muscat Festival 2013, got off to a colorful start on Jan. 30.



Women of color

I wasn’t expecting the color, at least not in such vivacity, on my last visit to Ro’iya art studio in Jeddah.



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

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