Tuesday,17 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1351, (6 - 12 July 2017)
Tuesday,17 October, 2017
Issue 1351, (6 - 12 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Forty Years of Photographing Egypt

Feneey’s images at The Photographic Gallery
Feneey’s images at The Photographic Gallery

Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Complex of Arts
“Treasures of Our Art Museums,” a group exhibition of masterpieces by legendary Egyptian and foreign painters and sculptors such as Injy Aflatoun, Mahmoud said, Rateb Seddik, Seif Wanly, Mohamed Nagui, Mohamed Sabry, Rodin Auguste, Delacroix Eugene, George Waterhouse, Lapini Cesare (closing 31 August).

The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
The Photographic Gallery
“John Feeney: Retrospective, 40 Years of Photographing Egypt”. Feneey’s photographs depict Egypt’s epic grandeur. They include aspects of the country rarely dealt with – the unique domes of Cairo, the extraordinary multi-coloured pavilions of the Tentmakers’ Street, the gathering of jasmine blossoms in the Nile Delta, the shadow puppet plays of Cairo’s street theatre, and the mosques, mausoleums, and hammams of the Islamic city (closing 13 July).

Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581
“It is Me The Egyptian 2,” a group exhibition organised in celebration of the 30 July Revolution and features 120 paintings by visual artists and cartoonists (2-9 July).   

Art Mart
Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, 6th of October, Egypt, Cairo,0100 0773860
The gallery presents Egypt's largest ever Summer Affordable Art Show. The concept of this exhibition is simply to provide a fun, friendly atmosphere to help you find the perfect piece that fits your taste, space and budget. The gallery will be displaying over 1500 art pieces by 120 of Egypt's most loved contemporary artists.
(The show will run all summer, with new art being added periodically).
    
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Palace of Arts
“Wings of Mexico,” two wings of bronze created by Mexico's world-renowned contemporary artist Jorge Marin placed upon an iron frame, above three steps of concrete, two isolated wings, that seemingly stand in thin air; then, someone climbs the steps, stands in front of them and, for that moment, it all makes sense. The sculpture will be placed in front of the entrance of the Palace of Arts building for six month until next October.
Syndicate of Plastic Arts
“20 Years Later,” a photo exhibition by Wael Kamal, an award winning Egyptian photographer based in Boston, USA (15-25 July).
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
A permanent exhibition of the centre’s ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 7475
Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre’s products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.

Mashrabia
8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494/ 0100 1704554
“I Have a Sensitive Digestion,” when the collective was founded in February 2017, two of the three founders were sleeping. In the following months, they woke up many times to develop a common practice of perception which results in a body including a super-digesting system: le citron bleu. In this exhibition featuring Alessandra Respini, Lorenz Rieser and Jan Bachmann, you'll have the singular chance to explore this body on the ceiling of the Mashrabia gallery with the merciful help of little mirrors that are provided at the entrance (closing 10 July).

Picasso
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Radwan Chair,” a group exhibition by the "One Shot" group artists (closing 16 July).

Salama
36 Ahmed Oraby St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3346 3242
“Art for All,” a group exhibition of paintings by the likes of Georges Bahgory, Gihan Raaouf, Essmat Dawestashi, Effat Hosny, Ayman Salah Taher, Mohamed Tarawi, Nagwa Al-Ashri, Fatemah Refaat (The exhibition is on until the end of the Summer season).

UBUNTU
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“UBUNTU Revisited,” the gallery is exhibiting a selection of pieces from its personal collection by a range of different artists (Closing 14 August).

ALEXANDRIA


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Eastern Exhibition Hall
“Colorful Impression,” Experience China 2017 Festival presents Xinjiang photography exhibition and “Lingering Melody,” Xinjiang ethnic musical instrument exhibition (Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 July).

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