Sunday,24 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1399, (28 June - 4 July 2018)
Sunday,24 February, 2019
Issue 1399, (28 June - 4 July 2018)

Ahram Weekly

‏Sacha Vatkovic's beauty photographs on show at Soma Art gallery

‏Sacha Vatkovic
‏Sacha Vatkovic's beauty photographs on show at Soma Art gallery

25 Orabi St., off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220
“One Peace”, micro mural paintings by Amr Ali El-Din Hassan (10 June-8 July).

The Arts-Mart
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860
The gallery will be displaying over 1500 art pieces by 120 of Egypt’s most loved contemporary and best-selling artists such as Abdel-Fattah El-Badry, Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Mohsen, Ahmed Askalany, Dina Fadel, Esraa Zeidan, Ibrahim El- Tanbouli, Nada Baraka, Omar Al-Fayoumi, Samir Fouad (run all summer with new art being added periodically).   

Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
A miscellaneous exhibition from China organised by the Chinese embassy in Cairo (28 June-3 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.

Cervantes Institute
20 Boulos Hanna St, Dokki, Tel 02 3760 1746
“Putchipu’U, Skill of the Word”, a Colombian exhibition (26 June-29 August).

Easel and Camera Gallery
Dreamland Golf Club, Al Wahat Road, Hilton Dream, 6th of October City, Tel
“Selective II”, a group exhibition organised by Easel and Camera Contemporary Art Gallery, in collaboration with Dreamland Golf featuring among many artists: Bob Rob Medina, Hamdy Reda, Hanafy Mahmoud, Jehan Saleh, Moataz Nasreddin, Mohamed Abla, Mohamed Al-Tarawy, Nazli Madkour, Neven Nathan, Salah Al-Meligy (closing 30 June).

6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769
A group exhibition of masterpieces by late and contemporary artists
(continues through the end of the season).

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.

Italian Cultural Institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
“Writing the Divine Comedy – Fifth Edition: The Dark Forest”, exhibition is dedicated to the masterpiece of Dante Alighieri and to the transcription of the first 21 verses of the Divine Comedy in different languages of the world, returns to Egypt after an international journey, enriched by recent works by Antonella Leoni Campioni and other artists, with a special section dedicated to the Selva Oscura (Dark Forest) (26 June-30 August).

Khan Al Maghraby
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940
“In the Frame”, a group show featuring the work of different artists of multi-generational cast working in a range of mediums including Ahmed Askalany, Evelyn Ashamallah, Sayed Saadeddin, Adel Hosny, Souad Abdel-Rasoul, Galal Al-Husseiny, Adam Henin, Mounir Canaan, Adham Wanly and more (23 June - 6 September).

8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554
Main Hall
“My Favourite Things 3”, along the lines of last years’ group exhibitions ‘My Favorite Things’ 1 and 2, the public gets the chance to discover a new group of artists who manipulate discarded materials to create ingenious artworks  in the hope of continuously enhancing people’s interest in recycled art. The exhibition gathers works of four young and promising women artists: Kamila Bassioni, Rania Atef and Afrodite W. El-Seesy who have already taken part together in the From Rags to Riches Project (FRTR), a pilot project wholly devoted to upcycled public art in Cairo, curated by Mashrabia Gallery in 2017. The four artists experiment with paper, cardboard, glass, and wood to give shape to a suggestive landscape where tiny buildings and cars stand next to expanses of green and forest-like structures (24 June -19 July).

30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
Hall I & II
A group exhibition showcases works by a galaxy of exceptionally gifted artists such as Samir Fouad, Ali Al-Ghazouli, Sayed Abdel-Rasoul, Guirgis Lotfi, Farid Fadel and Ali Hassan (24 June-24 July).
36 Ahmed Oraby St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3346 3242
“Art for All”, the gallery’s annual summer group exhibition features a galaxy of artists such as Georges Bahgory, Ihab Lotfy, Djehan Raouf, Salah Taher, Seif and Adham Wanli (continues through the end of the season).

SOMA art
3 Al Adel Abou Bakr Square, 3rd floor, apartment 9, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292
“United Colours of Beauty”, in collaboration with French Cultural Institute in Cairo, SOMA Art School and Gallery presents a unique photography exhibition by the renowned Beauty Photographer Sacha Vatkovic. It is featuring a unique collection where the French artist is presenting through his work different photography techniques and concepts. Vatkovic will be showing a special collection which presents the Egyptian features through his lens! (24 June-3 July).

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
New Space, First Foor
“UBUNTU Revisited”, the annual end-of-season group exhibition featuring the works of Amgad Al-Tohamy, Al-Husseiny Ali, Eman Barakat, Halim Yacoub, Hayam Abdel-Baqy, Mohamed Khedr, Nevine Farghaly, Rawda Nour, Sahar Al Amir, Tayseer Hamed, Hannah Stevenson and many more
(6 June-14 August)

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I & Venue II
“Masterpieces XVII”, is the gallery’s summer collective art exhibition.   
For the seventeenth consecutive year, the gallery presents an exclusive collection of paintings and sculptures for its most prominent artists as well as its young talents. This year’s three new guests of honour are Abdel-Hady Al-Wechahi, Saleh Reda and Karim Al-Hayawan (24 June- 31 August).

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