Friday,26 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1404, (2 - 8 August 2018)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1404, (2 - 8 August 2018)

Ahram Weekly

‏Gerges Lotfy’s painting on show at Picasso East gallery

‏Gerges Lotfy
‏Gerges Lotfy

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).   

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).

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) (closing 30 August).

Al Kahila
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Summer Art”, a collective exhibition features 100 artists and more including Mohamed Damarawy, Britt Botrous Ghali, Taha Abdel-Aal, Asmaa Taqaieddin, Dina Fadeel (1-31 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 (closing 6 September).

4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
“Octagon”, a group exhibition features Amr Al-Kafrawy, Ibrahim El-Dessouki, Hazem Al-Mestakawy, Islam Zaher and many more (29 July- 2 September).
Picasso East
Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90’s St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  
A new collection of artworks by more than 10 remarkable artists: Goerges Bahgory, Gerges Lotfy, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Sayed Saadeddin, Mostafa Rahma, Mahmoud Hamed, Mounir Eskandar, Mahmoud Mareay, Ahmed Shiha, Fayza Mahmoud, Ayman Lotfy, Ahmed Farid, Kareem Abdel-Malak (continues through the end of the season).
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).

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. The exhibition will run for the duration of the summer with regular updates (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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