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.
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.
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.
The institution’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery focuses on how Islam influenced the aesthetic designs of everyday objects across the Islamic world.
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.