Painting and installation

Spray Painting Philosophy

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Spray Painting Philosophy

"Calligraffiti" artist eL Seed combines calligraphy, graffiti and philosophy in his latest mural to open the Shubbak festival in Shoreditch, East London.

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Documenting the Creative Process

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Documenting the Creative Process

Iraqi artist Yousif Naser speaks about his new exhibition, "Visual Prattle", and the significance of the artist's journey from unformed idea to finished piece.

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Shurooq Amin

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Shurooq Amin

A bold voice for freedom of expression, Amin employs her art in drawing the roadmap for fellow regional artists to shape a society more transparent and less hypocritical. To find out about her recent work, Ala Zainalabidean visited her studio, the center of her art.

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Of the community, for the community

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Of the community, for the community

A wide-ranging and often category-defying exhibition, #COMETOGETHER, currently showing in London's Brick Lane, showcases a huge variety and depth of contemporary art from the Arab world and creates a much-needed bridge between East and West.

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Maha Malluh’s Just Des(s)erts

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Maha Malluh’s Just Des(s)erts

Saudi artist Maha Mullah opens "Just Des(s)erts", her first UK solo exhibition, in London this week. Her works combines the visual and audio histories of Saudi Arabia to reflect on the impact of modernity on traditional Arab culture, says Siba Aldabbagh.

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