Sunday,24 September, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1352, (13 - 19 July 2017)
Sunday,24 September, 2017
Issue 1352, (13 - 19 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

UBUNTU Revisited

One of the works on show at UBUNTU gallery
One of the works on show at UBUNTU 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”. In this exhibition, Feneey’s photographs depict Egypt’s epic grandeur (closing 13 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.

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, Abdel-Aal Hassan, 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
“Thirty Years ... Excavations at the Eastern Entrance of Egypt,” exhibition deals with the results of excavations of Egyptian and foreign missions in 15 archaeological sites east and west of the Suez Canal; discoveries of military castles and the history of military architecture discovered across North Sinai in the Qalaa road between Egypt and Palestine from the Middle Kingdom era through the Second Transition, the New Kingdom, through 25 explanatory panels supported by pictures and information for those recent discoveries. The opening will be accompanied by a series of lectures on 13 July at the Auditorium, where researchers will submit a number of papers on the role of modern Egyptian archeological discoveries in the Suez Canal (13-30 July).

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