The Palestinian artist Emily Jacir has launched a crowdfunding campaign to transform her family’s historic 19th-century home in the West Bank into an independent exhibition space and community art center. To read more, click here.
French Montana announced today that he is partnering with Global Citizen, furthering the rapper’s recent philanthropic...
Islamic art has a long, varied history, dating back to the 7th century and cutting a vast geographical swathe that...
Come the month of May and Abu Dhabi will showcase select films from across the Arab world and beyond, a broad spectrum...
The Crossway Foundation established itself as an empowering arts charity that helps facilitate better understanding across borders. Now, after two successful years of collaboration, it has formally partnered with the annual Middle East Now festival in Florence. The Middle East Now x Crossway Foundation Residency will be dedicated to supporting […]Read more ›
When French and Corsican visual artist Julien de Casabianca visited The Louvre, a museum filled with the work of universally revered artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio and Rembrandt, he was inspired by an obscure painting featuring a beautiful young female prisoner. “I had a Prince Charming compulsion to liberate […]Read more ›
The Saudi Arabian artist Abdulnasser Gharem will open his first US solo show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma) next month. The artist, who was until recently also a lieutenant colonel in the Saudi Arabian army, is known for his politically and socially engaged works that draw […]Read more ›
The newly opened museum is located in the heart of Al Fustat, housing between its walls 50,000 artifacts and the ancient natural lake of Ain Basira. To read more, click here.Read more ›
The Museum of Modern Art in New York has rehung part of its permanent collection to showcase works by artists from Muslim nations in a show of solidarity with the citizens of seven countries from the Middle East and North Africa who have been blocked from entering the United States […]Read more ›
Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti tweeted on Thursday that she will not be attending the 2017 Academy Awards in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order halting refugee and visa applications from 7 Muslim-majority countries, including Iran. To read more, click here.Read more ›