The life of a singer much loved across the Arab world is told in a Western-style musical in London. Can such an adaption succeed?
An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.
Waiting for Omar Gatlato, the first major survey of contemporary Algerian art in the United States, asserts the need to consider the cultural specificity of art from postcolonial nations.
Egypt celebrates its most famous modern writer in the long-delayed museum, which finally opened last year. Visitors may wish, though, that it had taken a more engaging approach.
An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.
A landmark exhibition in New York offers multiple perspectives on how the televised invasions of Kuwait and Iraq affected contemporary art and image culture.
The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.
The art calendar begins a new season with a number of exhibitions that reflect growing interest in Arab artists and Arab-world art themes.
An anthology explores “Arabicity,” the cultural links and concerns shared by artists from disparate countries throughout the Arab world.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.