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Unique project to beautify Doha through artworks

Unique project to beautify Doha through artworks

Four government entities in Qatar have partnered to launch a unique project that would involve local artists in transforming Doha into a piece of stunning artwork.

A year after blockade, Qatari artists more focused, inspired

A year after blockade, Qatari artists more focused, inspired

Fire Station’s director Khalifa al-Obaidli said local artists even used art to mark the 100 days of the blockade which included creating graffitis around the Fire Station’s walls.

Local artists' works offer visitors new insights

Local artists' works offer visitors new insights

The works on show are highlights of the ‘Dual Inspirations’ exhibition, which forms part of the third edition of Qatar Museums' (QM) Artist in Residence programme.

Plastic artworks promote the value of recycling

Plastic artworks promote the value of recycling

According to Swapna amboodiri, a quote on environmental protection that she chanced upon several years ago was unsettling: “Every bit of plastic once made is still lying on the earth’s surface.”

LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

Simple yet powerful artworks and short films at LeBlockade exhibition have become “a consolidating and motivating force” in helping Qatar transform the challenges over an unjust blockade imposed by neighbouring countries.

Art auction raises $2.5mn for London tower blaze survivors

Art auction raises $2.5mn for London tower blaze survivors

The charity auction, held at autioneer Sotheby's late on Monday, included works by A-list artists including Wolfgang Tillmans, Antony Gormley, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread.

Art and craft on show as MIA Park bazaar returns

Art and craft on show as MIA Park bazaar returns

The bazaar, which continues on Saturday for its first weekend this season, serves as a fitting platform for 250 home-based entrepreneurs to further promote and market their products.

Artists capture emotions on 100 days of blockade

Artists capture emotions on 100 days of blockade

Qatar Museums’ Fire Station launches ‘100 days of blockade’ art initiative

Katara dolls tell story of human existence

Katara dolls tell story of human existence

Katara – the Cultural Village inaugurated on Thursday an exhibition that showcases various images of dolls on a number of paintings by Iranian artist Siamak Azmi.

Visual treat awaits Mall of Qatar visitors

Visual treat awaits Mall of Qatar visitors

The under-construction Mall of Qatar is combining lighting with art ''to enthral and delight both local and international visitors and provide a destination with an unparalleled shopping, dining and entertainment experience.''

Paris floods stabilise as Seine starts to recede

Paris floods stabilise as Seine starts to recede

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded on Saturday for the first time in a week after nearing its highest level in three decades, triggering a scramble to save artworks in riverside museums.