Works of 11 artists on show at ‘Directions’ virtual exhibition

Works of 11 artists on show at ‘Directions’ virtual exhibition

The virtual art exhibition “Directions” continues on the platforms of Katara – the Cultural Village, in co-operation with the Hessa Art House, until December 15, featuring the works of 11 artists.

VCUarts Qatar team brings 22-metre-wide public artwork to life

VCUarts Qatar team brings 22-metre-wide public artwork to life

Those driving through the Doha Festival City Interchange are in for a visual treat – a giant mural designed by Michael Perrone, assistant professor, Painting and Printmaking (PAPR) at Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university, and e

Qatar's art scene flourishing rapidly

Qatar's art scene flourishing rapidly

The increasing number of exhibitions and the opening of more galleries in Doha underline Qatar’s vibrant art scene amid the various challenges including the Covid-19 pandemic, a number of artists have said.

Qatar Museums announces open call for Jedariart initiative

Qatar Museums announces open call for Jedariart initiative

As part of its continued efforts to activate urban areas, Qatar Museums (QM) has announced the open call for Jedariart, inviting artists to submit proposals for the Fire Station walls and designated districts to create new reference points for people to visit across the city.

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus shutdown

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus shutdown

Thieves stole a painting by Vincent van Gogh overnight from the Singer Laren Museum in the Netherlands, its director said on Monday.

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

Five hundred years after the death of Italian master painter Leonardo da Vinci, the Loire Valley town where he spent his last three years will host top-level festivities celebrating his life.

Hand of God? Bangladeshi's Messi drawing comes alive

Hand of God? Bangladeshi's Messi drawing comes alive

A young Bangladeshi architect has earned fame after his digital drawing of footballer Lionel Messi was matched in real life six years later.

First Van Gogh in 20 years to go under hammer in Paris

First Van Gogh in 20 years to go under hammer in Paris

The first Van Gogh painting to go under the hammer in France in more than two decades was unveiled on Wednesday.

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

A burglar dubbed ‘Spiderman’, notorious for daring acrobatic heists, went on trial Monday for a $100-million art heist in 2010 that saw works by Picasso and Matisse stolen from a Paris gallery.

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul

Turkish police have recovered an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in an undercover operation in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday.

Katara painting exhibition highlights Qatari traditions

Katara painting exhibition highlights Qatari traditions

The ongoing Good Old Days Exhibition, hosted by Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation and featuring the works of Qatari artist Hassan Boujassoum, features 26 paintings that depict Qatari traditions and the lives of ancestors.