Painting the town with portraits

Painting the town with portraits

An Indian artist is attracting the attention in town for his sheer ability and versatility in painting portraits.

Murals based on noted artist's works unveiled

Murals based on noted artist's works unveiled

Two murals based on the works of the celebrated Qatari artist, the late Dr Wafa al-Hamad, have been unveiled on Building 36 of Katara - the Cultural Village.

Using art as a magical bridge to dispel distance

Using art as a magical bridge to dispel distance

Inaugurated recently at Building-19 of Katara, ‘Transition’ is an exhibition that showcases the changes experienced by Latin American artists while living in Qatar for many years and the ways in which their art creates a magical bridge where distance dissipates. As many as seven artists associated w

 Sustainable lifestyles through art

Sustainable lifestyles through art

Awareness and knowledge about climate changes and ecological imbalance have fast been increasing around the world as more and more people are raising their voices for the need of a sustainable lifestyle and environment-friendly energy sources.

Art initiatives create positive impact: Qatar-based artist

Art initiatives create positive impact: Qatar-based artist

The opening of new museums and art initiatives in Qatar such as the Doha Fire Station has created a positive impact on young and emerging artists in the country, Qatar-based artist Michael Anthony Perrone has said.

VCUarts Qatar alumnus helps make art auctions more accessible to the public

VCUarts Qatar alumnus helps make art auctions more accessible to the public

This year, Doha-based Al Bahie Auction House’s efforts to organise the Modern and Contemporary Art Auction 2020 is being spearheaded by a Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) Class of 2016 alumnus, Habib M Abu-Futtaim. The auction will take place on Tuesday, D

Blyth Academy hosts students' art exhibition

Blyth Academy hosts students' art exhibition

Prominent Qatari artist Mohamed Faraj al-Suwaidi was the chief guest during the recent opening of the student’s artwork exhibit at the Blyth Academy’s art room.

Qatari artist Sara al-Thani's exhibition opens

Qatari artist Sara al-Thani's exhibition opens

Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, has announced the launch of ‘Collide a Thought’ exhibition, by renowned Qatari painter and sculptor Sara al-Thani. The event will run until December 17.

Friendship sculpture at Katara highlights strong Qatar, Cuba ties

Friendship sculpture at Katara highlights strong Qatar, Cuba ties

Katara has been bustling with art works and exhibitions in Qatar for a long time. The cultural village has been attracting numerous artists and their works from across the world bringing in diversified creativity from different nations.

Katara Traditional Dhow Festival spurs artistic expressions, talent

Katara Traditional Dhow Festival spurs artistic expressions, talent

The Katara Traditional Dhow Festival has become a melting pot of artistic talent and skills, bringing together a number of visual artists in Doha and showcasing their works in an atmosphere that reflect Qatar’s rich history and culture.

Qatar offers greater 'appreciation for art'

Qatar offers greater 'appreciation for art'

The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.

National Museum of Qatar to reopen permanent galleries

National Museum of Qatar to reopen permanent galleries

The museum will debut Splendours of the Ancient East: Antiquities from the Al-Sabah Collection Special Exhibition from October 1, marking Qatar’s deep-rooted and unique relationship with Kuwait and revealing new insights into the ancient roots of Islamic Art