For November, Ruya has commissioned a weekly cartoon series on The Art Market, by Baghdad-based caricaturist Khudair Alhimyari.

November 4

This week’s drawing is a reflection on the aesthetic value of art.


November 5

This cartoon looks at the supply of art versus the demand.



Art also migrates from Iraq, in what is described as “the depression of the art market”.



The man tells his wife: “I would like to fill this house with paintings”.



A collector visits his local ‘Art Market’.