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Bridging the past with the present through inspirational art

“At first sight you would find a concoction of Omani heritage beautifully sketched in a mystifying manner, which is thought provoking as there are multiple layers of stories in a…


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Watts Gallery – John Frederick Lewis: Facing Fame

9 July – 3 November 2019 Friends free This monographic exhibition on the nineteenth-century artist, John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876), will feature a wide variety of vivid and detailed paintings created…


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Welcome to Alhamdulillah Arts

Islamic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, based upon the alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage. It includes Arabic Calligraphy, Ottoman, and Persian…


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A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Beques

Watts Gallery 6th March – 3rd June 2018 In March 2018, Watts Gallery, in partnership with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, will present a landmark exhibition of newly conserved masterpieces from…


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Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural

20 Oct 2016 to 15 Jan 2017 Showcasing over a hundred spectacular objects from Morocco to China, Power and Protection is the first major exhibition to explore the supernatural in…


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The Watts Studio

The Watts Studios is now open, following a £5 million restoration project. The new museum, celebrates Victorian artist George Frederic Watts, and his wife Mary Watts, a designer, who built…


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Tusif Ahmed’s art turned head’s at the London Muslim Lifestyle Show 2016

The one thing that I can say with full belief is that I have definitely learned to be patient, and how to work on one project slowly and surely until…


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V&A reveals Jameel Prize 4 shortlisted artists

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has announced the shortlist for the Jameel Prize 4. 11 artists and designers have been shortlisted for this year’s prize of 25,000 pounds, which is awarded…


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British Museum announces major gallery dedicated to Islamic world

The Albukhary Foundation is providing significant support for a major new gallery to redisplay the collections of the Islamic world at the British Museum. The area, which will replace the…


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