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Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco
Egypt

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a…
Tunis Village pottery shops close to object state decision to build police station
Egypt

Tunis Village pottery shops close to object state decision to build police station

Pottery shops in Tunis Village, Fayoum were closed for the first time in 30 years to protest the arbitrary demolishment…
Metropolitan Museum of Art works to rebound from money woes
Art news

Metropolitan Museum of Art works to rebound from money woes

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a behemoth of culture and wealth, is rebounding from more than a year of internal…
Robert De Niro decries Trump administration’s ‘hostility’ toward the arts
Art news

Robert De Niro decries Trump administration’s ‘hostility’ toward the arts

Robert De Niro pulled a Meryl Streep at Monday night’s Chaplin Award Gala in New York. While accepting a career…
In Photos: 30 university students transform Mansoura’s city walls into extraordinary gallery
Egypt

In Photos: 30 university students transform Mansoura’s city walls into extraordinary gallery

The city walls of Mansoura were radically transformed within the space of a month into a fixed gallery of wonderful,…
Egyptian artist Bahia Shehab becomes first Arab woman to win UN prize for culture
Art news

Egyptian artist Bahia Shehab becomes first Arab woman to win UN prize for culture

Egyptian-Lebanese visual artist Bahia Shehab has become the first Arab woman to ever receive the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture for…
The art of becoming Santa
Life & Style

The art of becoming Santa

Randy Schneider has considered himself a professional Santa since 1999 when he found himself at a JCPenney store buying a…
45 minutes of artistic activity is enough to reduce stress
Health & Fitness

45 minutes of artistic activity is enough to reduce stress

The benefits of art therapy have been proven scientifically once again. American researchers have shown that regardless of age or…
Beatles exhibition at Grammy Museum opens to the public
Art news

Beatles exhibition at Grammy Museum opens to the public

Following press and industry days “Ladies and Gentlemen... The Beatles!” is now open to all until September 5. A huge exhibition…
Dubai art fair showcases success in 10th year
Art news

Dubai art fair showcases success in 10th year

Dubai on Wednesday opens its 10th annual art fair, an event that showcases the emirate's position as the region's leader…
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