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TOO FAR? French-Moroccan Artist Stirs Religious Debate

Posted 12.24.2012 | Arts

BRUSSELS — The 29-year-old French-Moroccan artist Mehdi-Georges Lahlou has had an eventful early career. A piece in which he projected Bible and Kor...

Women's Rights As Black And White: American Muslims In The Arts

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 11.28.2012 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

"I used black and white film in a symbolic way to show that issues of human rights, women's rights, and refugee aid are 'black and white' -- as to say that humanity should get straight to the point and help others in need."

Ramadan Reflection Day 6: Who Speaks For American Muslims?

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Muslims today find themselves in a place where our narrative is being told by others. Many equate a normative understanding of Islam to something that is radical in its nature. Most of time we find ourselves reactively saying what we are not.

PHOTOS: Illustrating Islam: The Spiritual Beauty Of Islamic Manuscript Painting

Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion

The Morgan Library & Museum’s collection of Islamic manuscripts was the offspring of a love affair. When Pierpont Morgan’s librarian, Belle da Cos...

Israeli Museum Showing Muslim Artists

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- A museum on the road separating Jewish west Jerusalem from the Arab neighborhoods in the city's east is attracting a daring group of arti...

'The Domestic Crusaders': Making History With Muslim American Theater

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

One Hollywood producer wanted to invest in my play and premiere it in Hollywood but only on one condition: "Can we get Ted Danson to play the father?"

The Redefining of Muslim Art by The Obama Generation

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

Because of the backlash against Muslims after 9/11, many Muslims renounced the traditional career path and opted for more challenging roles in the arts and media.

Muslim Artist's Nude Photo Causes Controversy

Chicago Tribune | Margaret Ramirez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An artist who says his controversial work protests the forced veiling of Muslim women found that one image got a veil of its own after complaints by r...