Friday,26 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Seif Wanly’s painting on show at UBUNTU gallery

Seif Wanly’s painting on show at UBUNTU gallery
Seif Wanly’s painting on show at UBUNTU gallery

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). 


The American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

“Nepal: Harmony and Diversity”, a photography show by Egyptian photographer Boulos Isaac. The exhibition features a collection of photographs on the many facets of Nepal’s culture and customs, showing people of different origins and beliefs living together in harmony and peace. Isaac has contributed in several projects with World monuments Fund, Musée Sans Frontières, The AUC Press and Saint Marc Foundation. He is the photographer of The Treasures of Islamic Art in the Museums of Cairo and The Treasures of Coptic Art published by AUC Press (16 September-11 October).



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

“Zomra”, sculpted jewellery exhibition by sculptor Hamed Mustafa (10-30 September).   


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil paintings by Siham Moharam (13-19 September).  

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Antoine Ghali (13-19 September).  


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.



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
“FarneCairo”, permanent exhibition of contemporary art at the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo. Works of art by Stefania Fabrizi, Giovanni Casellato, Giulio Turcato, Paolo Peroni, Clodoveo Masciarelli, Ragheb Agad, Abdel-Hafiz Farghali and others (open during office hours).   



8 Champollion St, Downtown. Tel 02 25784494/Mob. 0100 1704554

“Amshoq 48”, through two series of artworks Mustafa El-Husseiny explores themes that have had a strong impact on him throughout his life. In his “Amshoq” series, in which he used cardboard as the canvas for his drawings, he addresses the issue of subordinates following rigorous orders blindly imposed on them by their superiors. In his second series “Imam Al-Shafi'I”, he shows us what he came across during his walks around the cemetery of the City of the Dead while searching for a way to reconnect with his late father (16 September -18 October).

Mashrabia Annex, 15 Mahmoud Bassiony St, Downtown

“The Free Thinker Sees” by Abbass Al-Kadhim (Baghdad, Iraq), he makes paintings, photos, drawings and sculptures. He creates compositions or settings that generate tranquil poetic images that stand on the edge between recognition and alienation (16 September -18 October).



Picasso East

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

Acceptance”, an exhibition of paintings by Hanan Youssef and “Struggle” another exhibition of painting by Lina Ali Amin (15 September-6 October).

A new collection of artworks by more than 10 remarkable artists: Georges 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

“The Collector’s Eye V”, a group exhibition by the likes of Effat Nagui, Seif Wanly, Salah Taher, Kamel Mustafa, Georges Bahgory, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid, Mohamed Abla, Hassan Rashed, Adel El-Siwi and many more (9-22 September).



Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

BA Archeological Museum

Permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.

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