Art & Culture

The art scene in the Kingdom has seen its ups and downs in recent years, always seemingly concentrated on old and traditional themes, beautifully portraying different aspects of life throughout...
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Pressed by hedge funds, Sotheby’s sets $450 mn payout

NEW YORK: Venerable art auctioneer Sotheby’s bowed to pressure from activist shareholders Wednesday, announcing a $300 million special dividend, a restructuring of operations and possible property s




El Seed: Calligraffiti is my passion

Tunisian street artist and calligrapher El Seed has been travelling around the world to draw on different walls across every continent.



Pop art, the Saudi style

Famous Saudi life-style photographer Dhahi Al-Ali has drifted away from photography, starting his own business-concept designing pop art canvases and other home accessories.



Sharjah fest to put spotlight on monuments and heritage

Sharjah Light Festival, the first and largest of its kind in the Middle East, will run from Feb. 6 to 14 at 12 locations across the emirate.



Self-help books in US take on a French accent

WASHINGTON: Forever thin, effortlessly chic, a culinary queen with well-behaved children raised on broccoli — a certain image of French women thrives in the United States, or at least in its booksto






Samia Halaby — artist, activist and teacher

A young artist is searching for a way to express herself; she is looking at a Petrus Christus painting, “The Virgin and Child in a Gothic Interior”.

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