Saturday,23 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)
Saturday,23 February, 2019
Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)

Ahram Weekly

​“Nights with Rodents”, exotic group exhibition at Arcade gallery is a must go

Paintings on show at Arcade gallery
Paintings on show at Arcade gallery

The American University in Cairo

AUC Tahrir Square 

Future and Legacy Galleries

“Bint Al-Nil (Daughter of the Nile),” for her first exhibition in Egypt, Los Angeles-based artist Sherin Guirguis shares the untold story of feminist, activist and poet Doria Shafik (1908 - 1975) through various artworks (7-17 February). 

Margo Veillon Gallery

“When Dreams Call for Silence,” an exceptional showcase by renowned visual artist and cultural historian Huda Lutfi, where she manages to bridge the gap between the intellectual and the aesthetic in a brilliant manner (7-17 February).

 

Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211

The Complex of Arts

“Treasures of Our Art Museums 3: Features of an Era,” is a unique exhibition of rare artworks that document Egypt's modern history such as an original bronze statue of Khedive Ismail in human size (27 January- 27 March). 

 

The Arts-Mart

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

The fourth edition of Cairo Art Fair presents an unprecedented art exhibition by over 120 Egyptian contemporary artists under one roof. The artwork will periodically change throughout the duration of the show (closing 14 February).

 

Art Talks

8 El-Kamel Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 0100 3970141

“People You May Know”, paintings by Walid Ebeid (5-17 February). 

 

Arcade

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

“Nights with Rodents”, exotic group exhibition focuses on the theme of Rodents (Rats, Mice, Guinea Pigs…etc) celebrating the not-much-loved creatures sharing the planet with humans (closing 15 February). 

 

Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

“The Third Colours Dialogue”, a group exhibition of painting by the likes of Wagih Yassa, Taher Abdel-Azim, Dalia Badawi, Mona Zidan and Rehab Al-Deeb (19-23 February).     

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Tarek Mohsen Gaber (10-16 February).   

Palace of Arts

“The Sea Giving”, sculptures by Mahmoud Roshdy (closing 10 February). 

 

The Capital 

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

“From the Floor Book”, paintings by Reem Hassan (closing 12 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.

 

Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96

Retrospective exhibition of late sculptor Mohamed Hagras (6-28 February).

 

Grant

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). 

 

Khan Almaghraby

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

“Artistic Debate”, group exhibition by late artists Abdallah Gohar, and Abdel-Fattah Al-Azzazy (5-14 February).

 

Liwan gallery 

23 Hassan Assem St, Zamalek, 02 2735 3538/ 012 00999448

A group exhibition by the fine art pioneers: Youssef Kamel, Hosny Al-Banani and Kamel Mustafa (3 February-7 March).  

 

Mashrabia

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

“Virtual Garden”, exhibition by Souad Abdel-Rasoul who explores the intertwined relationship between human and nature by evoking the strength of the universe that lies within us (closing 14 February).  

 

Al Mashrabia

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

“Soft Impulses”, a group exhibition of paintings by Dina Abdel-Nabi, Suzi Arafa, Nadia Zaki and many more (2-26 February).   

 

AL MASAR 

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

“Inner Dialogue”, paintings by Hazem Taha Hussein (closing 13 February).  

“Visual Memories”, paintings by Gihan Mourad (closing 13 February).  

 

Misr 

4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604

“Multipolar World”, is the first solo exhibition in Cairo by Swedish portraitist Fabian Edelstam organised under the auspices of Ambassador of Sweden to Egypt Jan Thesleff (10-20 February). 

 

Picasso

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

The latest exhibition of paintings by former culture minister Farouk Hosny 

(3-28 February). 

 

Picasso East

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

“Manifesto”, a group show of paintings and sculpture (closing 10 February)

 

 

Safarkhan

6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“Les Rêve de Voyage”, paintings by Mohamed Abla (closing14 February). 

 

SOMA art

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

“August's Rooms”, paintings by Mona Essam El-Din and Nesreen Mamdouh 

(30 January-27 February). 

 

Townhouse

10 Nabarawy St, off Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2576 8086

Factory Space

“I have never dreamed of him”, Christopher Mahon creates new and ambiguous environments when subtly invading an interior by placing his own work within. Mahon’s pieces are gestures, hidden within a setting, that gently modify the original space and obscurely manipulate the interactions between the objects and the viewer (9-23 February).  

 

UBUNTU

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

Ground Floor
“Cradle of Charm”, paintings by Rifky Al-Razzaz (closing 12 February). 

First Floor

Bronze sculptures by Halim Yacoub (closing 12 February). 

 

Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Receptive Forms”, bronze sculptures by Nathan Doss (10 February- 4 March). 

Venue II

“Reminiscence”, paintings by Sameh Ismail (10 February- 4 March).

 

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

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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