Jeddah: The Sculptural Capital of the Arab World
SUSIE OF ARABIA: It’s a little known fact but the original work of some of the world’s most famous sculptors is scattered throughout the Saudi port city.
Art ‘Spiritual Answer for Oppression’
VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: Al Jazeera talks to Libyan artist Mohammad bin Lamin who used art to survive his time in prison before the country’s revolution.
What Byzantium Can Teach Us About Today
DR MEHNAZ AFRIDI, CGNEWS: Our common links across faith and culture are clear from an exhibition of Byzantine culture
Orientalism: Seeing the Positive after Said
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Orientalism was a two-way street, with information, opinion, and observations flowing between observer and observed.
Art’s Struggle to Define Who & What is ‘Tahrir’
M.LYNX-QUALEY: Dina Adel asserts that all this means art in Egypt (and perhaps beyond) is undergoing a renaissance, another Nahda…
Beirut: Stone Figures Come to Life, Spark Debate
MICHE CAFE: I love these huge figures. They make you stop, think… And the idea of public works of art, open for all to see and appreciate, or disparage – is brilliant.