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Current issue | Issue 1379, (1 -7 February 2018)
Wednesday,21 March, 2018
Issue 1379, (1 -7 February 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Souq Al-Fustat carnival

Souq Al-Fustat carnival
Souq Al-Fustat carnival

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

(closing 15 February).




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) (closing 15 February).  



Cairo Opera Complex

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

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil paintings by Wael Hemdan (4-10 February).    

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Mahmoud Al-Khafif (4-10 February).    



The Capital

11 Youssef Kamel (Al-Gezira Al Wosta) St, Zamalek, Tel 010 25161678/01155262146/01207191333

“Walls of Paper”, paintings by Reda Abdel-Rahman (closing 13 February).   



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.

Souq Al-Fustat Handmade Carnival (closing 2 February).




23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 2736 6239/0100 2155702

Paintings by Zeinab Amer (closing 8 February).




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

“Memories”, paintings by Fatema Lotfy and Mohamed Dessouky (closing 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.




18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940

Sculptures, paintings and pottery by seven female artists: Amina Atef, Aya Elfalah, Mariam Makramallah, Mariam Sameh, Rabab Wahba, Rania Abul Azm, Tasneem Al-Meshad (closing 4 February).  



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 (closing 8 February).



Karim Francis Contemporary Art Gallery

1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823

Bronze sculptures by Hassan Kamel (closing 8 February).   



Al Mashrabia

80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507   

A collective exhibition of paintings by the likes of Said Al-Gazzar, Hassan Ali, Hoda Al-Ganaini, Tayseer Hamed and Nour Bassiouny

(closing 10 February).




8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554

“Simple Things”, paintings by Ibrahim Al-Haddad. His artworks transform the real into its psychological dimensions (closing 28 February).


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

(closing 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 (closing 11 February).



Maqas Maqa’d of Sultan Qaitby

Darb Al-Saqia St, behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Tel 01226569944

“Co-Existence” exhibition is an artistic attempt to expose different aspects of complicated relations between the individual and the surroundings. Ideologies, religions, and mass media have great impact on these relations, one that can be beneficial but also destructive. It is coexistence that creates opportunities for creative exchange. Artist Izabela Uchman composes pictures based on literary texts using Arabic calligraphy as a means of visual communication. Each work is an artistic record of coexistence between the meaning and aesthetic qualities of the words (closing 3 February).




30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544

“Vintage”, artworks by Amina Salem (28 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 latest creations of artist and former culture minister Farouk Hosni. His paintings are like a mesmerizing maze with a cryptic message, they keep luring you to rack your mind, trying to understand what is going on in these paintings (3-28 February).




6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“A Date with the Pioneers”, a duo exhibition of paintings by late artist Salah Abdel-Kerim (1925-1987) and Kamal Khalifa (1926-1968)

(closing 2 February).  



SOMA art

14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292

“Le Caire 1801”, paintings by Hossam Dirar (opening 4 February).




20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223

“Together”, a duo exhibition by Khaled Sirag and Anita Toth

(closing 3 February).



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Faces”, sculptures by Gamal Abdel-Nasser (closing 20 February).  

Venue II

“Girls’ Tales”, paintings by Khaled Sorour (closing 20 February).    






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 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).

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