Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art: House of 93,000 artifacts

The Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin is the largest of its kind in Europe, as well as North and South America,...

National Museum of Qatar to present jewels of Jean Schlumberger

The National Museum of Qatar will present an exhibition dedicated to the vibrant and sculptural work of Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987), who transformed...

Young Iraqi artists paint revolutionary road

Taking vibrant spray paint to Baghdad's grimy concrete walls, Iraqi artists protesting against the government -- many of them young and female...

China hottest investment: Expensive sneakers

Forget stocks, real estate, even cryptocurrencies - China's hottest investment nowadays may be the Nike, Adidas, and Puma basketball shoes that "sneakerheads"...

Missing some stars, New York auctions push lesser-known artists

Harry Santa-Olalla runs the auction during the Gilda's Club NYC 24th Annual Gala. New York's...

Celebrating artistic expression of Islamic civilization

Jade hookah (shisha) reservoir set in ruby and emerald floral motifs. India, probably Deccan. Late 11th-early 12th century AH

Graffiti speak volumes in Chile’s protest crisis

A visitor wondering what the deadly unrest in Chile is about can learn a lot from the graffiti that has blanketed the...

DAI opens “al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization” exhibition

As part of the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah's (DAI) 25th cultural season, the "al-Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization" exhibition opened at the...

Nigerian contemporary art booms and prices soar

First there was Tutu, the "African Mona Lisa" sold last year for 1.5 million dollars. Then a second portrait by revered Nigerian...

Russia’s richest man unveils new Moscow arts centre

Gas tycoon Leonid Mikhelson is normally seen inking deals and meeting President Vladimir Putin, but on Tuesday Russia's richest man rubbed elbows...

Global fashion brands, designers attend 16th edition of ‘Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition’

Fashion designers from different countries gathered again at the biggest fashion event in Qatar 'Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition' that took place on...

Gaza man wheels, deals to restore classic cars

Munir al-Shindi could not get parts for his classic cars in the blockaded Gaza Strip, so he decided to fashion his own...

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