How online sales cushioned coronavirus' blow to Middle East art markets - Arab News

by arabnews 01/22/2021

DUBAI: Creative industries the world over have suffered under COVID-19 containment measures, which have led to event cancellations and loss of income for artists and venues. Although community-based initiatives in the Middle East have helped art-world professionals weather the worst of the pandemic’s financial blows, the art market itself has been forced to adapt to strange


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The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, visited Jerash and Souf camps in northern Amman yesterday. The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Jordan, Marta Lorenzo, the Chief of Staff of UNRWA, Ugochi Daniels, and the Director-General of the Depart


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