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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Young Saudi writer, 21, hopes to inspire with new book

Saudi writer Adwa Al-Dakheel, 21, launched her book 'Proven Billionaires' Formula' at Virgin Store in Jeddah on Sunday.

First Saudi Sign Language Dictionary launched

The Saudi Association for Hearing Impairment has launched the first Saudi Sign Language Dictionary on occasion of the first anniversary of establishing a center for sign language translation and tr

Martial Arts shows planned

The Olympia Martial Arts Academy will have its official opening in Jeddah on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital situated on Palestine Road.

Local sign language frees Cambodian deaf from ‘prison’

At a hairdresser’s shop in the Cambodian capital, there is none of the usual chit chat you might expect when getting a haircut — because the barbers are all deaf.

Spanish artist fights for Franco sculpture

First, he stuffed Spanish dictator Francisco Franco into a fridge. Now, he has transformed Franco’s head into a punching ball.

Angawi plays with light to create art

Najla Mahmoud Angawi, the first Saudi photographer to win the title of International Artist Photographer, was awarded a silver medal and declared the winner of the Federation of the International A

Sculptor Kapoor brings new stone works to old Istanbul

ISTANBUL: For his first major show in Turkey, famed Indian-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor brought huge works that have never before been exhibited to a gallery that ripped down walls to accommo

Khalid Zahid: I’m not an artist, I’m a messenger

Saudi artist Khalid Zahid draws up passion wherever he goes, whether it’s on the canvas or furniture, an inspiring message shines from his creativity.

With selfies, the world turns the camera on itself

Stuck on a ledge halfway up a 3,000-foot cliff in Oman, his climbing rope sliced in two by sharp rocks, Jimmy Chin did what anyone else would have done in his predicament.He took a selfie.

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