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Archaeologists Uncover Ancient City And Hundreds Of Artefacts Close To Baghdad

MENA FN 10 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - USA Art News) An archaeological dig in Al-Suwaira, some 35km south of Baghdad, has revealed an ancient Parthian (247BC to 224AD) city and unearthed more than 200 artefacts. According to a ... .
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How artist Salam Atta Sabri works to preserve Iraq’s collective memory

Arab News 15 Jul 2022
BAGHDAD. In his apartment on Haifa Street in Baghdad — a short walk from the Museum of Modern Art, Iraqi artist Salam Atta Sabri has spread a selection of his recent works across a table ... Atta Sabri was born in Baghdad in 1953. He moved to the US in the early Seventies and studied art at the California State University in Los Angeles.
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Qatar Museums plans array of cultural initiatives

Gulf Daily News 30 Jun 2022
Anchoring the cultural programme is the opening in October of a completely reimagined and reinstalled Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect I M Pei, a celebrated landmark in the heart of Doha ... •    Baghdad ... Arab Museum of Modern Art;.
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For Iraqi-American artist, horses illustrate separation from home

The Arab Weekly 23 Jun 2022
The Errm Art Gallery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, recently hosted a solo exhibition by Iraqi modern artist Qais Al-Sindy ... Visitors at the Riyadh art gallery ... He subsequently started to study art. In 2000, he received BA, from the Academy of Fine Arts, at Baghdad University and then he received his MFA (Master in Fine Art) in 2004.
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British Jim Fitton Got 15-Year Imprisonment For Smuggling Antiquities In Iraq

MENA FN 21 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - USA Art News) Jim Fitton was arrested at Baghdad airport on March 20 after airport security discovered the items in his luggage. A British citizen was sentenced by an Iraqi court to 15 ... .
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Germany’s documenta exhibition presents new perspectives on Arab art

Arab News 17 Jun 2022
... Tunis-based El Warcha bringing their idea of the workshop to Kassel with a library and public art installation; and Sada curating an exhibition of commissioned video works from Baghdad, there’s a great deal of collective action and alliances from the Arab world at documenta 15.
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Moroccan star's Iraq gig stormed by protesters

The New Arab 12 Jun 2022
Lamjarred was due to perform on 9 June at Sinband Land– an “entertainment and arts” hub - in Iraq’s capital Baghdad ... Activists called for Lamjarred’s concert in Baghdad to be cancelled in May over allegations of sexual assault, as the Arabic hashtag "Saad Lamjarred’s concert is rejected" went viral on social media platforms ... ....
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Renowned Iraqi poet Muzaffar Al Nawab dies aged 88

Gulf News 20 May 2022
Al Nawab was born in Baghdad, in 1934 into an aristocratic family of Indian origin that appreciated art, poetry and music ... He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Baghdad and became a teacher, but was expelled for political reasons in 1955 and remained ...
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Meet the Iraqi muralist reviving Baghdad's infrastructure

The New Arab 13 May 2022
Al-Majid, who also teaches at Baghdad’s Fine Arts College, specialises in watercolours. Having already completed 16 murals across Baghdad city, Al-Majid’s recent and completed projects are dedicated to prominent Iraqi Artists Jawad Saleem (1919-1961), one of the greatest 20th ...
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In Pics | Murals bring #39;joy#39; to Baghdad#39;s concrete jungle

Moneycontrol 06 May 2022
At least 16 murals have been painted across Baghdad, with one devoted to Jawad ...
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Iraqi Nabil Ali imitates region’s reality in Cairo art exhibition

The Arab Weekly 04 May 2022
The art collection is an invitation to life ... Nabil Ali is a 42-year old Iraqi plastic artist who graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad. He holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Baghdad ... third prize in the Ishtar Youth Festival in Baghdad 2015.
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Murals bring ‘joy’ to Baghdad concrete jungle

Dawn 03 May 2022
Perched on a scaffold at a busy intersection, the 49-year-old artist and instructor at the Baghdad College of Fine Arts is adding final touches to a mural dedicated to celebrated Iraqi poet Muzzafar al-Nawab ... to get rid of the grey and dusty colours” that hang over Baghdad.
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Iraqi woman artist brings 'joy' to Baghdad's concrete jungle

Your Middle East 03 May 2022
At least 16 murals have been painted across Baghdad, with one devoted to Jawad Salim, considered the father of Iraqi modern art and another to the late, world-famous Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. ... .
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Murals bring ‘joy’ to urban Baghdad

Taipei Times 02 May 2022
Perched on a scaffold at a busy intersection, the 49-year-old artist and instructor at the Baghdad College of Fine Arts is adding final touches to a mural dedicated to celebrated Iraqi poet Muzzafar al-Nawab ... streets to get rid of the gray and dusty colors” that hang over Baghdad.
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Murals bring 'joy' to Baghdad concrete jungleMajed, an artist more accustomed to exhibiting her work ...

Deccan Herald 02 May 2022
Perched on a scaffold at a busy intersection, the 49-year-old artist and instructor at the Baghdad College of Fine Arts is adding final touches to a mural dedicated to celebrated Iraqi poet Muzzafar al-Nawab ... to get rid of the grey and dusty colours" that hang over Baghdad.

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