Iraq/Jordan - Iraqi painter, artist and academician Faruq al-Hashimi who has been living in Jordan since1995. Photo by Faiqah Rasul Sarhan (RFE/RL)
Ahmad Al Shahbi. Iraq
Kyrgyzstan - Exhibition of National craftsmen launched in Art Museum in Bishkek, December 6, 2011. Photo by Aman Japarov (RFE/RL)
Iraq - Marwa Ali, an artist who uses kitchen materials for her art pieces. By Abdulkareem Alamiry (RFE/RL)
ANTIQUE c.1905 FRAMED HEIMIXEN BELGIUM ART NOUVEAU FOUR TILE PATTERN #3. Item # on website: 1995
Turkish Tile: Artistry Through the Ages -- The significance of Turkish ceramic tiles occupies a prominent place in the history of Islamic art. Its deeply enriched heritage, which can be traced as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries, owes its subsequent development to Karakhanid, Ghaznavid, and Iranian Seljuk art. #handmade #art #tile
Lovely art work from female Kazakhstani artist. Exhibition: the Rhythm of Color.
Uzbekistan - Piece of art called 'The Portrait Of An Uzbek Against The Yellow Background' by Ural Tansykbayev (1904-1974), oil on canvas from 1934. Photo by ozodlik.org (RFE/RL)
Did you know 10 times as many children are in institutional care in Ukraine as in England? Don't miss this eye-opening documentary tonight Ukraine's Forgotten Children at 9pm GMT on BBC4.