Art & Culture

Saudi artists excel in first conceptual photography event

The top 20 winners of the conceptual photography contest by Bab Rizq Jameel saw their works exhibited at “The Gallery” premises on Saturday under the umbrella of Bab Rizq Jameel and in

Tortoiseshell craftsmen adapt to new century

What did Yves Saint Laurent, Jackie Kennedy and the architect Le Corbusier have in common? Their eyewear, for one, as clients of the luxury French tortoiseshell artisan, Bonnet.

A piece of art for every home

Over 100 national and international artists will display more than 1,000 inexpensive pieces of paintings, sculptures and other art works at the fifth annual Affordable Art exhibition at Jeddah Atel

Mona Fares’ passion for art and fashion

Artist Mona Fares is a motivated young woman who has been living in the UAE since the age of two.

Decofair 2012 combines interior design and luxury

The fourth interior design and furniture expo Decofair showcased many budding interior designers. The four-day event, which is held annually, finished on Thursday in Jeddah.

Qassim’s Khulaijah Festival promotes productive families

Local community festivals are an opportunity to explore local traditions and they provide a platform for the work of local artisans and craftsmen.

Saudi culture on show in Islamabad

Saudi Embassy and diplomatic missions in Pakistan and students in the Saudi school in Islamabad participated in an annual cultural festival organized by the Pakistan&rsq

Dubai-based artist showcases ‘bleeding Syria’ map

DUBAI: A popular map on social networks depicting a “bleeding” war-torn Syria has emerged as the centerpiece of an exhibition in Dubai by digital artist Tammam Azzam.

Louvre masterworks to light up ex-mining town

THE Louvre will shine the light of high culture on a depressed former mining town this week, as the Paris museum opens a gleaming new satellite among the slag heaps of northern Lens.

Two faces of Syrian cinema on show in Paris

PARIS: For half a century Syria’s filmmakers were forced to work under a numbing state censor or choose exile.

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