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Mohammed Sami review – phenomenal paintings send depth charges through Churchill’s home

The Guardian 10 Jul 2024
The pomp, the bling, the baggage of Blenheim all have the capacity to kill contemporary art ... The Baghdad-born artist’s first institutional show at Camden Art Centre was a highlight of last year.

How the world could have looked: the most spectacular buildings that were never made

The Observer 16 May 2024
Along with the opera house, there would be a civic auditorium, a planetarium, art museums, a grand bazaar, gardens, fountains and tiered highways, all wrought in the curving language of caliph-era ...

Art as Resistance: Vian Sora On Veiled Meaning and Unleashed Expression

New York Observer 07 May 2024
This follows acquisitions of her work by the Baltimore Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Shah Garg Foundation, among others, along with recent profiles in Artnet, The Guardian and Vogue Arabia.

Doing the Baghdad walk: art tour highlights creativity in the heart of Iraq

The Guardian 05 May 2024
... building in the Bab al-Sharji neighbourhood in central Baghdad where preparations for an annual contemporary arts festival are underway.

Architecture in 2024 Oscar best picture nominees careens from fantasy to willful ignorance

The Los Angeles Times 09 Mar 2024
It's that time again! The blocks around the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood have been transformed into a security zone worthy of Baghdad in wartime in preparation for Oscars 2024 ... I've also got some essential arts news.

Annual Chamber Music Festival begins this Thursday

Morgan Citizen 27 Feb 2024
The next concert will feature a special music program titled “Art & Music in the Life of Steffen Thomas“ on Thursday, May 2 at 7.30 p.m ... Children’s Cancer Hospital in Baghdad.” ...

Iraqi publisher survives assassination attempt in Baghdad

CPJ 26 Feb 2024
Karim, publisher and editor-in-chief of Al-Mada newspaper, was on his way home after attending a book fair organized by the Al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture, and Arts in the capital, Baghdad.

Oud master Naseer Shamma unveils hidden talent in debut art exhibition

The National 11 Feb 2024
Speaking to The National, Shamma describes his approach to art as driven by a set of motivating factors ... His passion for art goes back to the 1980s, originating in Baghdad and continuing throughout his life in Tunisia, Jordan and Egypt ... The Arts Edit.

Major storm expected to bring heavy rain, snow to East Coast; Trump asks Supreme Court ...

The Roanoke Times 04 Jan 2024
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say an airstrike on the logistical support headquarters of an Iran-backed militia in central Baghdad has killed a high-ranking militia commander.

Healing threads: Weaving workshop revives Iraqi tradition and empowers women

The National 15 Dec 2023
A passionate advocate for cultural preservation, she is not only determined to safeguard the traditional art, but to provide a haven for widows, divorcees and other women in the province of Al Muthana, about 400km south of Baghdad.

‘It was my way to resist’: the Iraqi-born artist who grew up under a dictator

The Observer 23 Oct 2023
Sora grew up around art, with her father ... Her first solo show was in 2001 at Inaa Art Gallery in Baghdad, and she has continued to exhibit steadily ever since, even during times of war and dislocation.

WATCH: Iraqi fighter Shakir Al-Tekreeti Wins on His ONE Debut

Sport 360 17 Oct 2023
The martial art may be in its development stages in Iraq, but in ...

13 of Spain’s most extraordinary Unesco sites

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Oct 2023
... on the Guadalquivir River became a western outpost of religious tolerance dedicated to the arts and sciences, and built, says Unesco, “to rival the splendours of Constantinople, Damascus and Baghdad”.

Portsmouth 2023 City Council candidate Josh Denton

Seacoast Online 06 Oct 2023
I fell in love with Portsmouth as a UNH undergraduate, thought about the city often while I was in the Army, and moved here over 15 years ago upon returning from Baghdad ... While our arts, outdoor ...