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The art of torture

The News International 25 Sep 2021
“It is our duty as artists to feel what our countrymen are feeling and suffering,” Qasim Alsabti was quoted as saying in 2004 when he and 24 other Iraqi artists produced a “series of sculptures, paintings, and installations depicting the horrors of Abu Ghraib at the Hewar Art Gallery in the Wazerieh district of central Baghdad.”.
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Hitler’s favourite artists: why do Nazi statues still stand in Germany?

The Observer 07 Sep 2021
From 1937 until 1944, Breker was among hundreds of German artists whose work was shown in the Große Deutsche Kunstausstellung in Munich, an exhibition designed to showcase what National Socialists thought of as the right kind of art ... Goebbels juxtaposed this purportedly great art against its opposite.
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Why Elissa's sold-out Erbil concert was trending online this weekend

The National 27 Jun 2021
After more than a decade away, Elissa felt the love at her weekend concert in Erbil, Iraq ... The arrival of the Lebanese Arab star, Elissa, to Erbil, Iraq, to ​​perform a concert at Galaxy Hall, tomorrow, 25/06/2021 ... 1. Her arrival ... 2 ... 3 ... From the streets of Baghdad to the US pop charts. how Iraqi producer Art Beatz aims to bring music worlds together ... .
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Who is Tesher? Indian-Canadian singer of 'Jalebi Baby' teams up with Jason Derulo

The National 25 Jun 2021
If there’s a viral song going around, could Jason Derulo be far behind? ... Tesher announced the collaboration with Deluro last month, telling fans they were “about to hear Hindi and Punjabi lyrics on Top 40 radio all over the world” ... From the streets of Baghdad to the US pop charts. how Iraqi producer Art Beatz aims to bring music worlds together ... .
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Baghdad University holds 1st exhibition of scientific products

Sina 23 Jun 2021
"The University of Baghdad has more than 24 colleges and more than 420 degrees in science and liberal arts with many researchers whose scientific efforts should be utilized to support the national ...
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Sharjah Art Museum: new exhibition sheds light on Arab Modernism

The National 20 Jun 2021
The opening of the Barjeel Art Foundation’s collection at Sharjah Art Museum this past weekend sheds light on a field of art history that has too long been sheltered from permanent public view ... The partnership between the Barjeel Art Foundation and Sharjah Art Museum will include more than 120 paintings and sculptures from the Barjeel collection.
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“That Is Actually Bollocks”: 20 Propaganda Horrors From 20 Years of Media Lens (Part 2)

Dissident Voice 19 Jun 2021
On the 14 May 2007 edition of Newsnight, the BBC’s Mark Urban reported from Iraq that the US troop ‘surge’ was an attempt to ‘turn the tide of violence’ in Baghdad. This was a fascinating, weasel-worded work of propaganda art ... Urban made his opinion clear, referring to ‘Baghdad’s ...
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‘That Is Actually Bollocks’: 20 Propaganda Horrors From 20 Years of Media Lens – Part 2

Medialens 18 Jun 2021
On the 14 May 2007 edition of Newsnight, the BBC’s Mark Urban reported from Iraq that the US troop ‘surge’ was an attempt to ‘turn the tide of violence’ in Baghdad. This was a fascinating, weasel-worded work of propaganda art ... Urban made his opinion clear, referring to ‘Baghdad’s ...
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Remembering Ismail Fattah: 'There were three things he loved: life, art and Iraq'

The National 15 Jun 2021
Ismail had attended the Baghdad Institute of Fine Arts, completing degrees in painting and sculpture in 1956 and 1958 respectively, and in 1962, went to Rome where he pursued a master’s in fine art from the Accademia di Belle Arti and studied ceramics at the Accademia San Giacomo.
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Missing gender

Dawn 12 Jun 2021
... Baghdad by Hulagu Khan, or was it the subjective patronage of arts and sciences under the Ottomans which limited the domain of scientific inquiry, or was it the onslaught of colonialism and the resulting visceral reaction to all things Western and modern across the Muslim world?.
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From Najwa Karam in Saudi Arabia to Elissa in Iraq: stars plan summer concerts across the region

The National 06 Jun 2021
Najwa Karam and Majed Al Mohandes are the latest stars set to perform in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, this month ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Najwa Karam (@najwakaram). And there's more shows on the way ... Read more.. From the streets of Baghdad to the US pop charts. how Iraqi producer Art Beatz aims to bring music worlds together ... .
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Swiss exhibition pays tribute to acclaimed Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid

Arab News 03 Jun 2021
The exhibition also shows how Hadid was profoundly influenced by early-20th-century art, notably the Russian avant-garde that birthed the geometric-focused art movement of Suprematism ... He also suggests that her childhood, nurtured by her forward-thinking, art-loving parents in Baghdad, where she was born in 1950, played a huge role.
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How Iraq's Ala Bashir uses art to reflect a reality beyond the surface

The National 01 Jun 2021
He studied medicine in Baghdad in the late 1950s, working to become a doctor by day and by night, painting at the Baghdad College of Fine Arts ... Among these notable names were Hafidh Aldroubi, founder of the Impressionist Group movement, and Jewad Selim, founder of the Baghdad Modern Art Group in 1952.
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Saudi Arabian director Abdul Khaleq Al Ghanim dies aged 63: 'He was one of the greatest'

The National 20 May 2021
One of Saudi Arabia’s finest comedy directors has died. Abdul Khaleq Al Ghanim, the creator of popular satirical sketch show Tash Ma Tash, died on Tuesday after battling prostate cancer ... Dar Jacir art centre in Bethlehem suffers damage after raid ... A graduate of the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad, Al Ghanim began his artistic career in 1992 ... .
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