Arts and Fine Arts : Islamic and Middle Eastern Art
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ArteEast: The global platform for Middle East artspresents the works of contemporary artists from the Middle East, North Africa and their diasporas to a wide audience in order to foster a more complex understanding of the regions’ arts and cultures and to encourage artistic excellence.
Now the collection covers virtually the entire classical Islamic world, from Spain in the west to India in the east, and spans the period from the 8th to the 19th century, with all artistic media represented.
Since the 1970's Professor Nasser D Khalili has been assembling his historic collection of Islamic art. This he has done under the auspices of The Khalili Family Trust. With holdings of more than 20,000 objects documenting the range of artistic production of the Islamic lands over a period of some 1,400 years, the Collection now ranks among the best in the world.
is a blog dedicated to the promotion of Middle Eastern Art.
The blog showcases rising Middle Eastern artists and collectors, in addition to discussing events and exhibitions taking place within the region.
Ayman Baalbaki at Agial’s gallery
The paintings are of 2 concrete barriers often found throughout Beirut