Tag: Associated Press


Iraqi artists barely make ends meet

In Associated Press writer Hamza Hendawi’s profile of artist Noori al-Rawi, the extended suffering of the Iraqi arts community due to the ongoing US presence becomes evident: “A Sunni Muslim, Noori al-Rawi is bitter and angry over the violence consuming Iraq and blames the United States and its Iraqi allies. […]


Street art and mural news

Note to emerging artists, upstart galleries and other publicity seekers: street art and mural projects always generate more media coverage than gallery shows, although not necessarily from the art critics. Because of their public visibility, these projects are treated as “news,” and as we all know, news stories receive far […]