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Featured Artist: Emily Jacir

Featured Artist: Emily Jacir

Palestinian artist and filmmaker Emily Jacir was born in Bethlehem palestine in 1972. She lives and works between Ramallah, Palestine, and New York, USA. Jacir works in a variety of media which include film, photography, installation, performance, video, writing and sound. Her work mainly focuses on themes including displacement, exile, and resistance within the context […]

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Artists being ridiculed in the centre of the city

Artists being ridiculed in the centre of the city

In what could be termed as a ‘gross ridicule’ to the entire art young art fraternity, the R&B department, Srinagar (landscaping division, Kashmir) recently advertised for beautification of the flyover, from Jehangir Chowk to Rambagh by 3D paintings. Ironically, the advertisement sought proposals from consultancies rather than art groups of individual artists. Besides, the parameters […]

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Manal Al Dowayan: Artist and Artwork

Manal Al Dowayan: Artist and Artwork

Manal Al Dowayan is Saudi Arabian Contemporary artist born in 1973 in Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. She works in various mediums from photography to installation and focuses on a progressive examination and critique women’s roles in Saudi society. She is best known for her installation work ‘Suspended Together’ which is from the Home […]

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Mural art

Mural art

Murals are crucial in bringing art to the public and make people more aware of art.  This form of art plays a vital role in communicating any social or political message.  The size of the mural which is usually large is another factor that makes this form of art more effective than paintings on the […]

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Tammam Azzam: Artist and Artwork

Tammam Azzam: Artist and Artwork

Tammam Azzam is a Syrian artist born in Damascus, Syria in 1980. He received his artistic training from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus with a specialization in oil painting. Alongside  a  successful  career  as  a  painter  in  Syria, Azzam  was  a  prolific graphic designer, an experience that would benefit him in  his […]

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QAZI SHABANA- Shaping imagination into Sculptors!

QAZI SHABANA- Shaping imagination into Sculptors!

Qazi Shabana is the emerging sculptor whose work is earning her an outstanding mention among the art circles while she continues to inspire young students by her. Her work involves making artistic use of wire, mud, wood and steel which are formed in various artistic shapes and sculptures and in doing so she often has […]

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Featured Artist: Ayman Baalbaki 

Featured Artist: Ayman Baalbaki 

Ayman Baalbaki is a Lebanese artist, living and working in Beirut. Born in 1975 in the year the civil war started in Lebanon. He draws most of his inspiration from these events. Ayman studied Fine Arts in Beirut and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. He is known for his large-scale […]

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Ali Banisadr: Artist and Artwork

Ali Banisadr: Artist and Artwork

Born in Tehran in 1976 Ali Banisadr moved to San Diego California with his family when he was twelve. He moved to New York in 2000 to study a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts, and for a Master of Fine Arts at the New York Academy of Art. In an […]

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Barbara Hepworth: Artist and artwork

Barbara Hepworth: Artist and artwork

Born in Yorkshire in 1903, Barbara Hepworth was a British sculptor and a leading figure in the international art scene throughout a career spanning five decades. Barbara won a scholarship to study at the Leeds School of Art from 1920 and it was there that she met her fellow Yorkshiren artist Henry Moore. They became friends […]

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Mohammad Ali as a Poet!

Mohammad Ali as a Poet!

One of the greatest and most significant sporting figures in history, Mohammad Ali displayed amazing rhythm while fighting in the ring as well as astonishing eloquence in using words and phrases.  Ali wrote a number of poems in a style, that reflected his unique approach in creating an image of words that felt like him […]

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