In Egypt, a program known as “Philosophy in Plain Arabic seeks to dispel negative perceptions and explore the discipline’s connection to everyday realities.
The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.
Ibrahim Ahmed draws on his own multinational experience to make art that challenges societal constructs.
A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.
A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.
The Iraqi historian who reported from Mosul on the ISIS occupation tells the story of how his home city outlived both Ottoman rule and the self-styled caliphate of Da’esh.
Mahmoud Said’s oeuvre reflects an engagement with beauty, heritage, and national identity that remains relevant today.
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, art enthusiast and Arab-affairs commentator, sees the burgeoning Arab art scene as a way to bring fresh insights to stale discussions.
A Palestinian student talks about her experience with liberal education.