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International Art Exhibition, seminar to be held in February this year

Urdu Point 03 May 2021
An international exhibition and seminar of arts will be organized jointly by the University College of Art and Design Islamia University Bahawalpur and Bahawalpur Arts Council and Bahawalpur Museum ... Dr Athar Mehboob at Baghdad Campus ... The Bahawalpur Arts Council ...

Meg Loncharic: Mural project highlights art by Erie's new Americans

Erie Times-News 02 May 2021
Erie Arts & Culture received a grant from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art to provide opportunities for Erie artists from Muslim countries so they may gain wider recognition here ... Kelly Armor, Erie Arts & Culture's folklorist in residence, is quick to share news of the grant ... He has an art degree from the University of Baghdad.

Remembering Mahood Ahmed: The Iraqi painter who captured both injustice and pure joy

The National 24 Apr 2021
He first studied painting at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad, and in 1959 he won a scholarship to what was then the USSR ... When he returned to Iraq in 1979, he and his wife, Wassma Al Agha, became part of the educational establishment, as he joined the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad.

Artist of the Month: AJ Uphold

Sapulpa Times 16 Apr 2021
He served active and reserve duty, and he was deployed in Kuwait and Baghdad, Iraq. While gainfully employed and enlisted in the service, Uphold pursued his art education. AJ spent one year studying at the Rocky Mountain School of Art where he concentrated on the human form and studied under Philip J ... He also has a vast collection of art books.

What are the ings tting for the week of April 12th to 18th?

Swords Today 13 Apr 2021
Men’s UP TV Live. Here is the program of the week on your screens. The Never, Monday, April 12 at OCS. The series tells the story of women in London during the last years of the Victorian era who were suddenly attacked by extraordinary talents ... Murder in turbulent waters, Sunday, April 18 at 3 p.m ... Baghdad Central, Thursday, April 15 on

Keep the lights on for Arab cultural capitals

The Arab Weekly 09 Apr 2021
Literature, art, cinema and theatre productions as well as interest in the plastic arts were probably better than some European-Mediterranean countries ... The rival capitals, Baghdad and Damascus, then paid attention ... The public clamoured for Iraqi and Syrian touches in all art genres ... Others a mix between heritage and contemporary art.

Annual Art Exhibition held in Baghdad, Iraq 06 Apr 2021
A visitor takes pictures of a painting in the Annual Art Exhibition in Baghdad, ...

Newsletter: Essential Arts: Homelessness in Echo Park is out of sight but not out of mind

The Los Angeles Times 03 Apr 2021
Miranda, arts and urban design columnist at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential culture news.The Echo Park shutdown ... Times art critic Christopher Knight paid a visit to six shows at LACMA in advance of the museum’s reopening to the public this week ... The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has acquired Judith F.

Calligraphic classics go under the hammer

Arab News 02 Apr 2021
... Islamic Arts of the Book, Ahmad Al-Rumi ... Pages from a Qur’an that is believed to have been scribed by Al-Kamili, one of the most prolific calligraphers working in Baghdad in the middle of the 14th century CE — a time when the Iraqi capital was the center of the calligraphic arts.

Art Dubai 2021: How women inspire Iraqi artist Afifa Aleiby

Arab News 28 Mar 2021
For some families, it was socially unacceptable for their children to study art,” she explained ... It was eventually the art of painting that captivated Aleiby, who pursued her studies at Baghdad’s renowned Institute of Fine Arts, where she became a protege of Iraqi pioneers Shakir Hassan Al-Said and Rafie Al-Nasseri.

Egypt’s Opera House hosts art exhibition for Iraqi artist Mona Marie on March 23

Egypt Today 22 Mar 2021
... that Mona Marie obtained a BA in Fine Arts in 1997 and worked as a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad.

THE BREAKDOWN: Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal discusses his traveling installation ‘168:01’

Arab News 19 Mar 2021
Here, in his own words, Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal discusses his traveling installation helping to revive the College of Fine Arts library in Baghdad ... The College of Fine Arts library lost more than 70,000 books ... The installation (pictured here) is helping to revive the College of Fine Arts library in Baghdad.

Bodour Al Qasimi receives Noura Al Kaabi at the House of Wisdom

Urdu Point 06 Mar 2021
01', Iraqi-born, New York-based artist Wafaa Bilal’s fitting monument to the staggering cultural losses endured throughout Iraq’s history, most notably when a fire destroyed more than 70,000 books at the library of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad in 2003.

Beirut protesters demand end to power cuts - in pictures

The National 01 Mar 2021
final preparations across Baghdad and Erbil - in pictures.

American University in Baghdad seeks to fill needs of Iraq’s growing youth

Middle East Online 16 Feb 2021
BAGHDAD - In one of former Saddam Hussein-era palaces, the American University in Baghdad (AUIB) has been established, promising a US-style education to meet the needs of Iraq’s growing youth ... The dream, he said, was to bring an American-style university with a core liberal arts program to Baghdad.