Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot.
Weeks from his 70th birthday, and a few decades from his famous high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, French tightrope artist Philippe Petit continues to defy gravity.
The revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself is to go under the hammer Wednesday at a Paris auction house.
Iconic 20th-century artist Frida Kahlo has one of the best-known faces on the planet, but the world at large has never heard the Mexican painter's voice -- until, possibly, now.
The lost study for the painting by the French Romantic painter which inspired generations of artists including Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cezanne was discovered in a Paris apartment 18 months ago.
After legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli has now also found a place at the famous wax museum Madame Tussauds.
Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have opportunities of attending more workshops in all the facets of art through more community partnerships with those in the field within the UAE and even from their home country.
Last night, a number of elite Moroccan music stars staged a concert on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, in the presence of Mohammed Sajid, Morocco’s Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy and thousands of fans of authentic Moroccan music.
Young guests can enjoy fun activities at FUNN’s Spring camp, the Sharjah-based foundation dedicated to promoting media arts among children and young people in the UAE, that is currently under way at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. At the heart of this creative endeavour is a 2D Animation workshop.
Contemporary art has always drawn the attention of the UAE and its innovative artists, who put excessive efforts in shedding light on the traditional and modern artwork, in order to introduce the world to the creativity and talent of youth in the UAE. Throughout the years, the UAE has supported and sponsored many gifted artists, and encouraged the emergence of their work by providing workshops and art centres to improve and showcase such talents.