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Have a look and share this book by photographer artist Ahmed Mater: the Unofficial Histories behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca.
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Have a look and share this book by photographer artist Ahmed Mater

Desert of Pharan

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Ink Theory Art
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Work From Home Today
Please note we are closed on Thursday, January 19, 2017 to attend a book presentation at Leiden University.
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Invitation Book Launch Western Arabia in the Leiden Collections

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Read about this revealing and honest book about Mecca by one of Saudi Arabian's most intelligent artists with an eye for both truth and beauty. Typically for the region, it seems, he once listened to music played by one of the 9/11 hijackers. We saw the manuscript in Jeddah (the New York Times prefers Jidda) in February and admired it. I am sure it will be for sale soon not only in the United...
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Read about this revealing and honest book about Mecca by one of

A Physician-Turned-Artist Offers a Diagnosis for Islam’s Holiest City

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Shashi Orphan
Yanis Simon
Saudi Arabian artist Abdulrahim Turkistan, who has studied communications engineering and works as a business professional in The Netherlands, follows evening classes at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and will give us a talk about his work and experience as an artist. On show is one of his works from a series named Atlas, acquired by the museum in June, and inspired by the city and...
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Saudi Arabian artist Abdulrahim Turkistan who has studied communications enginee

Afternoon with artist Abdulrahim Turkistani

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Ruth Dalton
Ashley J. Cummins
Vincenzo Cartolini
Have a look at 'Going Green' an article about the museum with some photographs that Artscoops from Beirut published yesterday.
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Have a look at Going Green an article about the museum with

Going Green

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Vee Maudya
Planning to bring some works to the framer tomorrow.
Planning to bring some works to the framer tomorrow
Ikhwan Cikal Ikhwan Cikal
Ikhwan Cikal Ikhwan Cikal
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With her work Al-Muallaqat or 'Hanging Poems' Maha Malluh reaches back to an ancient Arabian story of poems that used to hang inside or on the walls of the Kaaba in Mecca. Replacing the idea of such poems or words Malluh hung used and discarded large community cooking pots, which she collected on the flea markets of Riyadh. What happened to the traditions of her community, the viewer may...
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With her work AlMuallaqat or Hanging Poems Maha Malluh reaches back to
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Dah Tutup
[About the constitution of Madinah] .. explained that since the dawn of Islam, Madinah had embodied the application of Islamic teachings as regards coexistence with others, and has been living proof that Islam is a religion that accepts differences and respects them, and values diversity without discrimination on the basis of shape, color or creed.
“These are our pure unadulterated Islamic...
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About the constitution of Madinah explained that since the dawn of Islam

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Shalo Jee
Polymer Clay Sculpture
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Yesterday we visited the Royal Academy in The Hague, the Netherlands, to have a look at the work and experiments of Abdulrahim Turkistani, who with a day job as an engineer in that city, attended evening classes for fine art at the academy. Here a few impressions of the year-end presentation of his work in which he was inspired among other things by the colors of tradition in Turkistan, from...
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Yesterday we visited the Royal Academy in The Hague the Netherlands to
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Polymer Clay Sculpture
This is something new for artists from Saudi Arabia: ART RIYADH. The website linked here includes an application form.
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This is something new for artists from Saudi Arabia ART RIYADH The

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We crossed paths with French former minister Jack Lang in Jeddah this year and this seems to be why: an exhibition in Paris, the capital of France. It looks like a presentation of what some Saudi's call 'safe art,' but a selection that shows patience and devotion of a curator able to make a convincing presentation. Unfortunately the video doesn't say at which location, but presumably at the...
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We crossed paths with French former minister Jack Lang in Jeddah this

معرض الفن السعودي المعاصر في باريس L'Exposition d'Art Contemporain Saoudien à Paris

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Alaa Eddine
Kalina Ocktaranny
Amsterdam students visiting the museum this afternoon.
Amsterdam students visiting the museum this afternoon
An online museum of traditional Saudi Arabian costumes. Here a dress from Asir. It used to be, they say, that men embroidered the women's clothes. In the modern age women all wear abaya.
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An online museum of traditional Saudi Arabian costumes Here a dress from

The Bani Sa'd tribe: Costumes - Mansoojat Foundation

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Amir Amir
Article about Saudi artist Abdulnasser Gharem, making bit of fun with and taking his share of the oil drums.
Article about Saudi artist Abdulnasser Gharem making bit of fun with and

Artist Nurtures a Creative Oasis in Conservative Saudi Arabia

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Zakaria Madi
Ali Hannachi
Three Saudi comedians popular on YouTube. [ Bbc.com Link ]
Three Saudi comedians popular on YouTube

The funny side of Saudi - BBC News

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Gain Islam
Al Hangar exhibition in Jeddah this month features young artists who insist they curated themselves.
Al Hangar exhibition in Jeddah this month features young artists who insist
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We will try to write a regular report in the future. Here is the first one about calligraphy at an exhibition in Madinah.
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We will try to write a regular report in the future Here

Greenbox Museum Report: Actually, there is calligraphy in Saudi Arabia

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