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"Lasting Impressions - Thuraya Al-Baqsami" retrospective exhibition monograph, Sharjah Art Museum, 2017.

"Thuraya Al-Baqsami 1970-2011: A Retrospective", NCCAL publishing, 2011.

"Women of the World: A Global Collection of Art", Pomegranate communications publishing, 2000.

"Breaking the Veils" art book, Jordan Royal Society of Fine Arts, 2002.

"Thuraya Al-Baqsami: Between the Brush & the Pen", Barbara Michalak Pikulska, 1997.


Literary Books


"The Black Sweat", short stories, 1977. 

"25 Years of the Free Atelier", art criticism, 1986. 

"The Sidra Tree", short stories, 1988.

"Cellar Candles", short stories, 1992.

"Fatooma's Diaries", children's book, 1992.

"The Departure of Windows", short stories, 1994.

"A Blue Bird in my Palm", poetry book, 1999.

"From a Pin Needle", societal critiques, 2001.

"Electrified Woman", short stories, 2004.

"When the Sea was my Friend", children's book, 2004.

"In Times of the Red Crescent", novel, 2012.

"A Fish Riding a Bicycle", short stories, 2015.


*Many of these books have been translated in foreign languages



Arabic press


Al Hurra | More than 200 artworks speak of an artist's life journey (video)


Elle Arabia | Thuraya Al-Baqsami at Sharjah Art Museum


Elaph | Sharjah Art Museum invites Thuraya Al-Baqsami 


Al-Hayat | Sharjah Art Museum exhibits Thuraya Al-Baqsami


Al-Jarida | Thuraya Al-Baqsami publishes 'writing in a cafe'


KUNA | Arab artworks in the heart of Paris


Al-Anba | Abolish 153 exhibition


Al-Qabas | "A Fish Riding a Bicycle" new publication


Al-Anba | Life story


Arts Gulf | The story of the Gulf Friends of the Arts


Raseen | exhibition in Jordan


Al-Anba | Cellar Candles in Slovakian


Al-Seyassah | Cellar Candles in Slovakian


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) | 60 solos


Al-Rai | 60 Solos


Al-Jarida | Retrospective exhibition


Al-Rai | Retrospective exhibition


Arts Gulf | Retrospective exhibition


Al-Mabda | Journey with Shaeffer pens


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) | Journey with Shaeffer pens


Al-Nahar | Traveling exhibition


Al-Watan | Miniature exhibition


Al-Arab | Exhibition in Doha


Funoon | Review by Maher Al-Wafi


Elaph | Review by George Hijja


Tishreen | Review by Mahmoud Shaheen


Tashkeely magazine | Review


Al-Riyadh | Interview


Al-Hayat | Berlin exhibition


Al-Yaum | Vietnam exhibition


Al-Sharq Al-Awsat | Budapest symposium


Al-Sharq Al-Awsat | Athens exhibition


Al-Sharq Al-Awsat | Poland exhibition



English press


Bidoun | "Sweet Talk" a conversation between Thuraya Al-Baqsami & Monira Al Qadiri

New York Times | The Best Art of 2017 - Holland Cotter

Al Arabiya English | Thuraya Al-Baqsami: Living through joy and pain through art, creativity


Khaleejesque | Sharjah Art Museum to exhibit Thuraya Al-Baqsami's lifetime work


Conde Nast Traveler | Pioneering female Kuwaiti artist at the Sharjah Art Museum


New York Times | High-Flying Art for a Wall Building Time


KUNA | Arab artwork on display in heart of Paris


ArteEast | Tracing Art Histories


Bazaar Magazine | An Artistic Journey with Shaeffer


Korea Times | Exhibition in Seoul


Gulf News | Waving the Kuwaiti Flag for Art


Zawya | Arab Women Awards


Nafas Art Magazine | Breaking the Veils


Sofia Echo | Kuwaiti Art for Peace


SOAS | Dialogue of the Present


Very Special Arts Kuwait | Volunteer work with disabled children





Word of Mouth event | poetry reading (May 2016)


Al Arabi TV | Interview (November 2015)


Al Watan TV | Interview (March 2015)


Kuwait TV | Interview


Kashta | Lifestyle program


Dubai TV | Interview by Parwin Habib (Arabic) 


Al-Bawadi TV | Interview



Online - Blogs


Pretty Green Bullet | Retrospective exhibition


Kuweight 64 | 60 solos


I Don't Blog | 60 solos


Italiani in Kuwait | Don Con Le Ali









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