The emirate of Fujairah is a region of the
Author, Peter Hellyer, says that these rock images (pictured) provide ‘windows to the past’.
They shed light on the life and thought of those who lived in
Contemporary Rock Art
There are several pieces of 'contemporary rock art' in the emirate of
Often the art work in
Thankfully, those who have created different expressions of this contemporary rock art have displayed some degree of artistic talent but if every climber in the Hajars used their spray cans whenever they saw a smooth rock face there would be a public outcry and calls against this visual pollution.
What makes public rock painting a work of art and when do images and colour destroy the beauty and naturalness of the landscape?
The workers and caretakers at
What do you think about ‘contemporary rock art’ like that which is pictured at Thoban—skilful outdoor art that should be welcomed or graffiti that should be discouraged or outlawed?
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