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Mohammed Sami: The Point 0; Giorgio Morandi: Masterpieces from the Magnani-Rocca Foundation – review

The Guardian 29 Jan 2023
Camden Arts Centre; Estorick Collection, London The masterly paintings of Baghdad-born Mohammed Sami conjure an ominous no man’s land ... His head is lost in the shadows ... Its title is Meditation Room ....

Iraqi-American painter Vian Sora’s work finds the beauty in decay

Arab News 27 Jan 2023
On the night before the bombing began, Sora, who is of Kurdish origin, drove with her family from Baghdad to the town of Balad Ruz, around 120 kilometers away ... We watched the B-52’s bomb Baghdad.” ... Sora was born in Baghdad in 1976, three years before Saddam Hussein came to power in Iraq, changing the course of political affairs in the Middle East.

Iraq International Festival featuring musician Hasan Almajidy in Baghdad

MENA FN 24 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Hip Hop-24) Iraqis are proud of their rich culture and vibrant art scene. This is evident in the Iraq International Festival, which was held recently in Baghdad. The music festival ... .

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar gain the cultural upper hand with heavy investments in the ...

Arab News 12 Jan 2023
In the UK, for instance, leading galleries and museums have seen drastic cuts to their Arts Council England funding for 2023, while the former Arab cultural capitals of Damascus, Baghdad and Beirut, devastated by wars, instability and talent drain, are today mere shadows of their former selves ... MISK Art Week in Riyadh.

The Richest Man in the World, by Larry Romanoff

The Unz Review 21 Nov 2022
Sassoon ben Salih was the chief treasurer to the pashas of Baghdad.SASSOON ... Published estimates claimed that at least 200,000 items of art and culture, many of which were of inestimable value to the history of the world, were stolen from Iraqi museums in Baghdad, Mosul, and other cities ... https.//

Sharjah Art Museum retrospective pays tribute to 'Picasso of Iraq' Ismail Khayat

The National 19 Nov 2022
However, Khayat’s work has finally been given the retrospective it deserves at Sharjah Art Museum ... After secondary school, having been turned down by the Baghdad College of Fine Arts, he enrolled in the Teachers' Institute in Baqubah, before being drawn to the city of Sulaymaniyah — renowned across Kurdistan as a city of art, beauty and liberty.

Bella Hadid and Naomi Campbell enjoy a busy week in Qatar ahead of the World Cup

The National 30 Oct 2022
They included Thebe Magugu and Abdel El-Tayeb. View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Dr Naomi Campbell (@naomi) ... She added ... Hadid and Campbell also went on a "beautiful night tour" of Doha's distinctive Museum of Islamic Art, which was designed by celebrated architect I M Pei. The pair were present at the opening of the museum's Baghdad ... ....

Feature: Iraq struggles to preserve Baghdadi-style heritage buildings

People Daily 29 Oct 2022
BAGHDAD, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Walking in the narrow and crowded alleys on the east bank of the Tigris River in central Baghdad, one cannot miss the beautiful old Baghdadi-style heritage buildings in the neighborhood ... It reflects Baghdad's image which is rich in heritage sites," Ali told Xinhua.  (Web editor.

‘It is the memory of the people’: unpacking Iraq’s artistic heritage

The Observer 27 Oct 2022
“What happened in 2003 was a painful blow to Iraq’s heritage and the plastic arts movement,” said Mohammed ... Exemplary of this style is a mid-20th century colourful painting by Hafidh al-Droubi, a painter and art educator who studied in Rome and London and is most famous for using cubism to depict Baghdad life.

Naomi Campbell hits back at criticism over Qatar fashion show

Hibbing Daily Tribune 27 Oct 2022
Naomi Campbell has hit back at criticism from gay rights campaigners for hosting a fashion show in Qatar ... Naomi was photographed on Tuesday (25.10.22) at a VIP dinner in Qatar’s Doha to mark the launch of the ‘Baghdad. Eye’s Delight’ exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art, along with guests including model Bella Hadid, 26 ... Naomi has said ... .

Naomi Campbell cuts a trendy figure in white strapless top and matching trousers as she ...

The Daily Mail 27 Oct 2022
Naomi Campbell cut an elegant figure as she attended the EMERGE Business Talks panel at The National Museum of Qatar in Doha on Thursday ... Event ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Fighting for their right... On Tuesday, she joined a VIP dinner in the capital Doha to mark the opening of the Baghdad. Eye's Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art ... .

Model Bella Hadid explores cultural offerings in Doha

Arab News 26 Oct 2022
Carine Roitfeld and Bella Hadid attend a VIP dinner celebrating the opening of new exhibition Baghdad ... During her trip to Qatar, Hadid also visited the Museum of Islamic Art for the opening of “Baghdad ... “Baghdad ... A post shared by Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) (@miaqatar). “The Museum of Islamic Art is delighted to mark its recent reopening with Baghdad.

Naomi Campbell faces wrath of equality campaigners for hosting fashion show in Gulf state where ...

The Daily Mail 26 Oct 2022
On Tuesday, Miss Campbell joined a VIP dinner in the capital Doha to mark the opening of the Baghdad. Eye's Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art ... On Tuesday, Miss Campbell joined a VIP dinner in the capital Doha to mark the opening of the Baghdad. Eye's Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art.

Social justice warriors Bella Hadid and Naomi Campbell attend exhibition opening in Qatar amid human ...

The Daily Mail 26 Oct 2022
The supermodels decided to visit the Museum of Islamic Art for a lavish dinner as part of the opening of the Baghdad ... The supermodels stepped out at the Museum of Islamic Art for a lavish dinner as part of the opening of Baghdad ... The pair both stunned in black and white outfits as they stepped out at the Museum of Islamic Art for a dinner.

Anwar Gargash: Emirati values can help forge new perspectives about Arab culture

The National 25 Oct 2022
The art world was used as an example of the UAE’s regional and global perspective that still maintains close ties to its heritage and links to the Arab world. “If a visitor goes to Cairo, Beirut or Baghdad, they will most likely be exposed to the modern national art for those countries,” he said.

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