Wednesday,13 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)
Wednesday,13 December, 2017
Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Guirguis Lotfy

Guirguis Lotfy
Guirguis Lotfy's painting on display at Picasso East gallery

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581
“The Land of Turquoise,” a miscellaneous group exhibition, the product of the third art competition on Sinai and the victories of the 1973 October War (opening 16 November).    

Art Mart
Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, 6th of October, Egypt, Cairo, 0100 0773860
“Klay Kassem: His Ethereal World,” the gallery’s first exhibition dedicated to the work of Klay Kassem (closing 11 November).   

Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Palace of Arts
The 28th Youth Salon (opening 8 November).

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.

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511
“CAIROGRAPHIE,” Darb 1718 is an annual festival of photography and video, launching its first edition in 2017. It celebrates both photography and video through bringing together all career stages; emerging, mid-career and established artists as well as photographers, to raise awareness of contemporary topics through different forms of photography and video. The festival creates opportunities for artistic expression and engagement between participants and attendees.
It is designed by Darb 1718 contemporary art and culture centre and “Photopia” photography school. The festival will be composed of a main art exhibition alongside a rich artistic program of workshops and talks, organized by both Darb 1718 and Photopia. CAIROGRAPHIE is planned to adopt a different core theme every year. This year’s theme is “Transitions” developed by Karim Al-Hayawan, photographer and interior architect (5 November through the end of December).

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.

Al Kahila
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Gatherings,” paintings by Mohamed Damarawy (13-23 November).  

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Isis & Nahdat Misr Halls
The 10th annual Traditional Crafts Festival offers an art exhibition by 22 artists from Al-Ghouri Caravansary ateliers showing miscellaneous artworks inspired by the Egyptian heritage varying between wood artworks, traditional costumes, leather bags, accessories, glassware. In addition to a fashion show displaying around 20 pieces inspired by Sinai folkloric heritage, directed by Adel Barakat.  
(closing 2 November). 
Mashrabia
8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554
New abstract paintings by Assem Sharaf (5 November - 6 December).
Mashrabia Gallery is offering at its new art space, Mashrabia Annex (15 Mahmoud Bassiony St, Cairo), more than 300 works by around 40 artists who have made the history of the contemporary art movement in Egypt. If you are an art lover looking for a good deal in original artwork, paintings, sculptures, drawings, graphics and photographs will be sold at prices in place before the floating of the dollar (21 October- 4 November, every day from 11am to 8pm).

Misr
4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
A retrospective exhibition for late artist Gamil Shafik (closing 12 November).

Picasso
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Borollos Inspiration,” paintings by Ibrahim Ghazala (closing 5 November).
“As If...,” paintings by Wagih Yassa (closing 5 November).
“The World of Saad,” an exhibition organized by Picasso Art Gallery at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel featuring a display of paintings by the fine artist Sayed Saad El-Deen (closing 7 November).
 
Picasso East
Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, Tel 0122 0000035  
“Something Beautiful About It,” paintings by Guirguis Lotfy (closing 11 November).
“Colour X Colour,” a group exhibition features Nour Al-Saadi, Taher Al-Sheikh, Berry Habashi and Azza Refaat (closing 21 November).

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Word Hall
“Fall and Winter,” a miscellaneous exhibition showcases Oil paintings, graphics, sculpture, photography and drawing (closing 9 November).
UBUNTU
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Al Mahmal: A Second Look ,” paintings by Hannah Stevenson on the great pilgrimage to Mecca (1-18 November).
UBUNTU
1st Settlement, New Cairo, Tel 02 2737 6753/0100 2792223
Paintings by Muaataz Al-Imam and Eman Hussein (closing 30 November).

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I
“The Spirit of Love,” paintings by George Fikry (closing 6 November).    
Venue II
“Bougainvillea,” paintings by Emad Ibrahim (closing 6 November).

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