Art & Culture



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.



What can you find in a cloud? A lot, says Lebanese artist

‘99 Objects Possible to Find on a Cloud,’ a solo exhibition that has been running at Ayyam Gallery in Dubai by Lebanese artist, writer and architect Nadim Karam will end on Tuesday, Dec. 31.



Cartoonists exhibit work for a laugh

The winners of this year’s awards for the best new and established cartoonists will display their work on Tuesday at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Fine Arts Institute in Riyadh.



Life of desert dwellers portrayed in new book

An American photographer has published a book about the life of a traditional desert tribe in Saudi Arabia.



Role of Arabic in fostering culture highlighted

Arabic Language Day was celebrated for the first time in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, with organizers highlighting its status regionally and internationally.



American wins $1m Picasso for just $135

PARIS: A US ticket-holder in a worldwide online charity raffle on Wednesday walked away with an exquisite $1 million Picasso after paying a mere 100 euros ($135), Sotheby’s said after organizing the



Hekayat 10…

Hekayat Ashara, Arabic for the “Story of 10”, is a photography project, with a social vision that aims to develop talents and create awareness among underprivileged women through the me



Shahad narrates mermaid story

Saudi-born film director and script writer Shahad Ameen’s film “Eye and Mermaid” attracted a number of film enthusiasts during its screening in the Dubai International Film Festiv

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