Teaching and working in New York, the artist opens viewers to new possibilities of seeing the mundane with curiosity and wonder.
Through animation and painting, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji confronts the human condition of having to leave one’s home and settle elsewhere.
The French-Algerian artist explores the way Western countries collected art, nature and artifacts from colonized countries, then tries to repair some of the damage done by such collections.
An Oxford-based project collects aerial and satellite photographs of historically important sites across the Middle East and North Africa.
A retrospective of works by Mohammad El Rawas melds lifelong themes with big political questions and allusions to the power of female forms.
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, a key figure in the Emirates’ avant-garde art scene, uses vivid colors in works that blur the line between painting and sculpture.
Publishers, authors and bookstore owners feel pressure as the government clamps down on books with political content.
Jeddah’s “21, 39” art week and a continuing exhibition shed light on an artistic environment that’s been gaining momentum for over a decade.
A judge ordered the organization Racines to dissolve. Advocacy groups protest the ruling as a chilling attack on freedom of expression.
A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.