• September 28, 2016
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Arts & Culture

  • Beirut through the past, present and future
    Sep 22, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Two photographers capture the dichotomy of the city’s identity as it once was and what it aspires to become
  • The true colours of Helen Frankenthaler
    Sep 22, 2016 By Charlotte Burns
    The artist was renowned for her early work from the 1950s but a new show makes the case that she continued innovating all her life
  • Legong, Bali’s enchanting traditional dance
    Sep 15, 2016 By Archana R.D.Special to Weekend Review
    The dance drama performed by frangipani-crowned girls is an emblem of this tiny Southeast Asian island province
  • Sweet artist: Willy Wonka of lost Syria
    Sep 15, 2016 By Homa Khaleeli
    Designer turned sweet-maker Benjamin Loyauté is saving Syria’s ‘immaterial heritage’ one Proustian taste at a time
  • Mapping the rise of Dubai in pictures
    Sep 15, 2016 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    German photographer's images of the city document its rise and the challenges it has faced
  • A Malaysian filmmaker’s rise from obscurity
    Sep 07, 2016 By Manik MehtaSpecial to Weekend Review
    The New York Asian Film Festival recently honoured Shanjey Kumar Perumal with a special screening of his Tamil film ‘Jagat’
  • A celebration of colour and calligraphy
    Sep 07, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Two exhibitions focus on very different themes — one on the vibrance of Dubai and the other on the intricate spiritual art form
  • Art for the community
    Sep 07, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Jam Jar in Dubai offers myriad ways for UAE residents to engage in the process of creativity
  • On the Bauhaus trail in Germany
    Sep 01, 2016 By Charly Wilder
    Much of what we associate with ‘modernism’ in architecture has roots in a small German art school that existed for only 14 years
  • Beirut Art Fair returns with focus on MENASA
    Aug 31, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The seventh edition of the festival will feature 40 galleries from 18 countries, and a curated show dedicated to Lebanese women artists
  • Celebrating UAE’s ethos of diversity
    Aug 31, 2016 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Sixth edition of ‘Against the Tides’ focuses on the multicultural character of Emirati society
  • Ubud, a small town with big art
    Aug 25, 2016 By Archana R.D.Special to Weekend Review
    Strength of Balinese culture lies in its ability to smoothly embrace influences from all over the world
  • Stories that built the heart of an old city
    Aug 25, 2016 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    A joint show celebrates the history of Jeddah, a Unesco World Heritage Site, through photographs
  • Two faces of the natural world
    Aug 18, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Artists from Iran showcase nature in its various moods with an implicit message for people about correcting their relationship with it
  • Magic of the unseen
    Aug 18, 2016 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A Swiss artist captures moments invisible to the naked eye, such as transmission of sound waves, and moments that never existed
  • More than just a flesh wound
    Aug 10, 2016 By Nina Siegal
    New evidence of Vincent van Gogh’s ear continues the debate on the painter’s mental state