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Art, and the Tender Process

Art, and the Tender Process

29 Aug, '1110 Comments

How do you think the Tender Board or its stipulated processes would go about evaluating the following painting, had it been a subject of tender to paint a woman, for instance? Any suggestions? Well, an “evaluator” who most probably would have no clue about art in the first place might give this painting a 1 […]

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Time for the soul

Time for the soul

24 Aug, '112 Comments

Today. I spent a little time with inspiration. Today. I felt humble. Today. I swam in the mists of contemplative philosophy. Today. I got to know myself a little better. Today. I rubbed shoulders with giants. Today. I remembered my father.

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Tattooed people aren’t scary, they’re cool!

Tattooed people aren’t scary, they’re cool!

18 Jun, '101 Comment

Discovering a tattoo convention by chance at the Amsterdam RAI convention centre, I determined to go and have a look, and thank goodness I did! Tattoos are cool. Tattooed people aren’t scary. They’re just using their own bodies to tell their stories and show their thoughts in a lasting manner for as long as they […]

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Bahraini Views – Khalid Muharraqi – International Success

Bahraini Views – Khalid Muharraqi – International Success

20 Nov, '090 Comments

Khalid is one of the leading digital artists in the world with a laudable contributions not only in creating breathtaking images and animations, but with active contributions on the design and implementation of leading-edge software tools.

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The Most Expensive Art Exhibit in Bahrain!

The Most Expensive Art Exhibit in Bahrain!

8 Jan, '084 Comments

Hameed Karimi, the Art connoisseur, originally uploaded by malyousif. My friend Hameed and I had the good fortune to attend an art exhibit by the world renowned artist Mohammed Omar Khalil at Al-Bareh gallery in Adliya last night. We both readily confess that we are not art connoisseurs, contrary to popular belief, but we like […]

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