Tag: Middle East

“…As my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold…” — Howard Carter, The Tomb of Tutankhamun 20th Century Egypt Ancient Egyptian culture has fascinated us for centuries, and its mysteries will continue to intrigue experts for years to come. The study of Egypt is fascinating:…

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Explore our list of notable artists who will be in the public domain or out of copyright in 2018 (where the copyright expires 50 years after the death of the artist). *Some artworks may not appear on the Bridgeman Images website due to UK copyright restrictions, please inquire to see more. Rene Magritte Edward Hopper Marcel Duchamp Lucio Fontana Tsugouharu Leonard Foujita   View a…

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Middle Eastern art is rising to prominence in recent times; Christie’s just held their first auction sale for Modern Middle Eastern art outside of the region on 25 October 2017, in London. This precedes the much-anticipated opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, which was first announced back in 2005 and will now finally launch on 11 November. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel has designed a beautiful museum medina…

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