Beyond Creativity
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Beyond Creativity

When visiting the 2019 edition of ‘Art Brussels,’ last weekend, the title for this post came into my mind. Creativity transforms ideas into reality. These people went ‘beyond’ that stage… In my latest publication ‘Whispers of Oman,’ Agnes, strongly discouraged by her parents to write Ghazal, Urdu poetry, never questioned her creativity. For the first … Continue reading

Two museums, two different worlds, lots in common…
Art-sights

Two museums, two different worlds, lots in common…

The ‘National Museum’ in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman and ‘Museum De Reede’ in Antwerp, Belgium, my home country are both newcomers…The first established end 2016, the latter opened beginning of June…The ‘National Museum’ showcases the cultural heritage of Oman, from prehistory to the present day. ‘Museum De Reede,’ (MDR) is dedicated exclusively to graphic art. … Continue reading

Khareef: Belgium connection (part 4)
Landscape-tales

Khareef: Belgium connection (part 4)

This week, the ‘Sultanate of Oman’ and the ‘Kingdom of Belgium’ have two things in common. Yesterday, on the 21st of July, the ‘Kingdom of Belgium’ celebrated ‘National Day.’ In 1830 my native country gained independence. On 21st of July 1831, Leopold of Saxe-Coburg swore allegiance to the new Belgian constitution, thus became the first king … Continue reading