Saudi Arabia's Soldier Artist
Issued on: Modified:
Today's guest is not just a conceptual artist: Abdulnasser Gharem is also a soldier in Saudi Arabia's army. Described as the "rock star of Saudi contemporary art", Eve Jackson speaks to him about his homeland, being the highest selling living Gulf artist and the situation in the Middle East. Also on the show, we check out the Normandy impressionist festival as well as Ancient Egypt’s anonymous scribes.