Gulf Times - art
Man eats $120,000 piece of art -- a banana taped to wall

Man eats $120,000 piece of art -- a banana taped to wall

A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.

Qatar is a promising market for high-end art, says designer

Qatar is a promising market for high-end art, says designer

Qatar has a strong potential for high-end art, making it a promising market, according to interior designer Marieux van den Broek, who opened on Sunday Interior-Treasures Design Group’s first branch in Qatar.

VCUarts Qatar offers classes in art, design, Portfolio Development and Continuing Education

VCUarts Qatar offers classes in art, design, Portfolio Development and Continuing Education

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) has launched the 2019 edition of its Fall art, design and craft classes.

Patient credits HMC clinical teams for nurturing his passion for art

Patient credits HMC clinical teams for nurturing his passion for art

Abdulrahman Shahin al-Neimi, a 16-year-old Qatari boy with spinal muscular atrophy who has benefited from the specialised care provided by Hamad Medical Corporation ...

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

African museum directors on Wednesday welcomed an expert report calling on France to allow the return of thousands of African treasures and artworks...

Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Cosmos, a one-of-its-kind public art piece by internationally-acclaimed contemporary French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, does not go unnoticed by a multicultural audience at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Fire Station panel to select art programme applicants

Fire Station panel to select art programme applicants

A panel of judges will evaluate applications and choose “the most distinguished applicants” in the country.

Blaze rips through one of world's best art schools in Glasgow

Blaze rips through one of world's best art schools in Glasgow

Fire ripped through one of the world's top art schools in the Scottish city of Glasgow early Saturday, as the historic building was undergoing major restoration work following another blaze four years ago.

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

The Louvre briefly evacuated one its busiest rooms on Monday after black-clad environmental activists staged a protest against oil giant Total's patronage of the Paris museum.

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

"Our public art offering at HIA aims to inspire travellers as well as local talents flying through the airport,” QM’s chief strategic planning officer Khalid Yousef al-Ibrahim said.

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

The carnival will take place from Wednesday until February 3 between 4pm and 9pm, across various locations around Qanat Quartier at The Pearl.

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.