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Friday,22 June, 2018
Issue 1377, ( 18 - 24 January 2018)

Ahram Weekly

‪Houreya Al-Sayed‬

‪Houreya Al-Sayed‬
‪Houreya Al-Sayed‬

The Arts-Mart‬

‪Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total ‬
‪Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860 ‬

‪“The Cairo Art Fair III”, is Egypt’s largest ever contemporary art exhibition. The CAF III showcases the work of over 100 Egyptian artists participating with over 1000 artworks. Among many other artists: Ibrahim Al-Tanbouli, Ayyad El Nimr, Gamal Meleka, Mohamed Abul-Waffa, Mostafa Rahma, Khaled Hafez, Lina Mowafy, Hossam Dirar, Alaa Abul-Hamd, Aida Khalil, Ahmed Osman, Mahmoud Al-Deweihy, Ahmed Magdy and Islam Ebada. CAF III is perhaps the most unconventional art fair in the region; breaking the boundaries of format, participation, duration and presentation, the fair is an unmissable synergy of art and artists. Displaying well-established artists alongside upcoming stars has always been, and continues to be the gallery's unique strategy, designed to portray an honest reflection of today's Egyptian art scene. The artwork will periodically change during the course of the fair (closing15 February). ‬

‪Arcade‬
‪25 Orabi St., off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220‬

‪“Revival”, a collection of rare paintings by truly iconic, award winning late artist Nour Al-Youssef (1928-2000) (10 January-10 February).   ‬

‪Cairo Opera Complex‬

‪Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬

‪Salah Taher gallery‬
‪Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬

‪A miscellaneous exhibition by the National Society for Fine Arts (14-21 January).  Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery‬

‪A photography exhibition by Cairo Camera Club (14-21 January).‬
‪Palace of Arts‬


‪Etigah Hall‬
‪Paintings by Ahmed Shaaban (3-23 January).‬

‪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.‬


‪Cordoba‬
‪3A, Degla St, Mohandessein, Giza, Tel 01111 665868‬

‪“A Log Book Diaries”, paintings by Ashraf Raslan (closing 27 January). ‬


‪Ebdaa‬
‪23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 2736 6239/0100 2155702‬
‪Paintings by Zeinab Amer (14 January-8 February). ‬

‪Egyptian Centre for International Cultural Cooperation‬
‪11 Shagaret Al-Durr St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 5419‬
‪“Warm Hearts”, an exhibition of drawings and oil paintings by ophthalmologist Farid Fadel exploring the cultures of Nubia and Malawi (15-28 January). ‬


‪Gezira Art Centre‬

‪1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek. Tel 2737 3298/96‬

‪“Living Units 2 Recessive Genes”, is an international touring group exhibition of contemporary art that emphasizes the need to live in harmony and equality between all individuals regardless of their appearance and genetic composition. Curated by Lina Osama which will bring together 11 international artists, namely: Abdel-Aziz Lourhraz (Morocco), Abdel-Salam Salem (Egypt), Al-Shaimaa Darwish (Egypt), Aurora Avvantaggiato (Italy), Heba Khalifa (Egypt), Ipek Denizli (Cyprus), Iulia Morcov (Romania), Lina Osama (Egypt), Mhanny Yaoud (Egypt), Michael Heindl (Austria) and Osama Moneim (Egypt) as they tackle issues ranging from gender roles, social pressures, personal space struggles and crowd dynamics to the aesthetics of DNA and the contradiction between life and death.‬

‪Today, a live painting by Moroccan artist Abdel-Aziz Lourhraz will be held at the Gezira premises from 4 to 5pm as well as a critical seminar about Living Units by renowned Egyptian artist Huda Lotfi and American art critic and professor at Yale University Alex Dika Seggerman. The project includes historical tours for its international guests in Giza, Cairo and Alexandria. Open daily from 10 am to 2 pm and from 5 to 9 pm, except Friday (17-31 January).  ‬
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‪Grant‬

‪6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769‬

‪“Memories”, paintings by Fatema Lotfy and Mohamed Dessouky (14 January-3 February). ‬


‪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

‪“Differences”, paintings by Mahmoud Khatab, Hala Al-Sharouny and Adham Badawy (28 January - 8 February). ‬


‪Mashrabia ‬

‪8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554‬
‪“Swimming with the Remains of a Time to Come”, paintings by Mohamed Abdel-Moneim. His artworks transform the real into its psychological dimensions (closing18 January).‬


‪AL MASAR ‬

‪Behler’s Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8537/0100 067 0705‬

‪“Echoes of Past Visions”, drawings by late artist Alexander Saroukhan (10 January-15 February).  ‬


‪Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum ‬

‪On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the State Council, Giza,‬
‪Tel 02 3336 2921‬

‪Horizon One Hall‬

‪Paintings by Samir Fouad (21 January- 11 February). ‬


‪Picasso East‬

‪Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, Tel 0122 0000035  ‬

‪The beauty of the simple life of the rural environment on the banks of the Nile is depicted in an exhibition of paintings by Mounir Eskander while Mahmoud Mar’ay follows the Islamic art approach in his artworks but present it in something very contemporary and Tamer Ragab turns up some classic music then brings his chisel and hammer to start translating his ideas on beautiful sculptures (closing 24 January). ‬

‪ Safarkhan‬

‪6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291‬

‪“A Date with the Pioneers”, a duo exhibition of paintings by late artist Salah Abdel-Kerim and Kamal Khalifa (3 January-2 February).  ‬


‪SOMA art‬

‪14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292‬
‪Metal and granite sculptures by Houreya Al-Sayed (11-24January). ‬


‪Zamalek Art gallery‬

‪11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240‬

‪“Adam”, paintings by Syrian painter Souad Mardam Bey (8-24 January).    ‬

‪ALEXANDRIA‬


‪Bibliotheca Alexandrina‬

‪Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 ‬

‪Entrance of the Antiquities Museum B1 Level ‬

‪“Abu Simbel: 200 Years After the Passing of Sheikh Ibrahim Burckhardt”, exhibition marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Swiss Orientalist Johann Ludwig Burckhardt—who discovered one of the most well-known ancient Egyptian monuments, the Temple of Abu Simbel in Aswan—the BA Antiquities Museum organizes the exhibition, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland, and the University of Basel in Switzerland. It showcases a number of plaques portraying the locations visited by Sheikh Ibrahim during his travels to Nubia, such as Philae, Abu Simbel, and Qasr Ibrim (closing13 February). ‬

‪BA Conference Centre West Exhibition Hall‬

‪“Temple of the Million Years of Amenhotep III: Twenty Years of Work”, photo exhibition (closing 19 January).       ‬

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