Topic: Islamic Art

Mahdi Baraghithi at the Birzeit University exhibition (photo: DW/Sarah Hofmann)

4th Qalandiya International art exhibition

Showing for Palestinian solidarity

Iraqi youth and elders browse a book display at a festival titled "I am Iraqi.. I read" at a park in Mosul on Saturday in the first event of its kind after the city was retaken from IS militants (source: Rudaw English; Twitter)

Iraq post-IS

Mosulʹs cultural comeback

View of the historic old town of Chefchaouen, Morocco (photo: picture-alliance)

The Maghrebʹs Moorish-Spanish legacy

Andalusia begins in northern Morocco

Documenting illegal dog fights in Istanbul. An image from the "Control" series, 2015-2016, by Cagdas Erdogan; "A Pillar of Smoke" exhibition (photo: courtesy of the artist)

French festival showcases contemporary Turkish photography

Truths that buck the official discourse

Joobin Behkrad is founder and publisher of "Reorient", an online magazine for contemporary art from the Middle East (photo: Joobin Behkrad)

Interview with Joobin Bekhrad, publisher of "Reorient"

Love-letter to Tehran

A woman looks at a map at the exhibition "Jews, Christians and Muslims: Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages, 500–1500" (photo: dpa)

Exhibition: "Jews, Christians and Muslims" in Berlin

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Dispelling myths

Museum for Islamic Art in Doha (photo: Werner Bloch)

Qatar-Germany Year of Culture 2017

Crisis, what crisis?

Headless Buddha in the Afghan National Museum (photo: Emran Feroz)

Afghan National Museum

The many headless Buddhas

Turks demonstrate for press freedom (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/T. Stavrakis)

Flouting freedoms in Turkey

Self-censorship thriving

"Spotted", Dubai 2014 (photo: 
© George Awde; work exhibited at the IMA)

Photography Biennale of the Contemporary Arab World

A feast for the eyes

Graffiti of a veiled woman holding a mirror (photo: Sarah Mersch)

″Art of Freedom. Freedom of Art″ in Tunisia

Carving out a niche between terror and bureaucracy

Islamic masterpiece from the Aga Khan Museum (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

Islamic art

Iconoclasm: the counter-narrative

The National Museum in Beirut, Lebanon (photo: Juliane Metzker)

The National Museum in Beirut

Fighting to save the region's cultural heritage

"Choir of Chaos", an installation by Eko Nugroho at "Artjog" 2015 (photo: Christina Schott)

"Artjog" art exhibition in Indonesia

Putting art before cinema

The exterior of the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization (photo: sharjamuseums.ae)

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

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Vatican treasures in the Gulf

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