Yasmine Dabbous explores how fabric becomes a psychological, political and economic force for Syrian refugees, the women whose embroidery gave them solace and income. Molly Sinclair McCartney’s photos of her visit to Syria before the war remind us of the life that once was.
Inspired by the narrative paintings of Jacob Lawrence’s Migration series from 1940-1941, Zughaib’s “Syrian Migration Series” begins with the initial uprisings of the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath, the Syrian civil war and subsequent displacement of millions of people and a following refugee crisis that continues to affect the Arab world, Europe and the United States.
Black and White/ Thoughts in Cartoon Original Linocuts By Mohammad Sabaaneh Mohammad’s art– long known for its biting wit and sharp witness– has also become recognized for its powerful artistic value. At the recent conference of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Mohammad’s “History of Palestine” frieze– a high-quality print of which will be shown […]
One of Baghdad’s premier fine artists, classically trained Hashim Al-Samarraie captures Iraqi and Kurdish culture through his unparalleled sensitivity to emotion and detail.
Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the peak of her career, she overcame exceptional odds, designing a camera mount attached to her wheelchair and went back to photographing again. Queen Noor and the late King Hussein of Jordan were among the first Arab leaders to invite Ms. Bandak to photograph in a wheelchair.