The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.
The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.
The institution’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery focuses on how Islam influenced the aesthetic designs of everyday objects across the Islamic world.
Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.
An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kenza Sefrioui gained insights on the problems faced worldwide by small publishing houses like hers.
A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.
A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.