Thursday,23 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1174, (28 November - 4 December 2013)
Thursday,23 May, 2019
Issue 1174, (28 November - 4 December 2013)

Ahram Weekly


Mahmoud Khalil Museum's Horizon One Hall presents an exceptionally significant duo exhibition entitled, "Botanical Meditations", featuring artists Adam Henein and Essam Darwish. It showcases paintings by renowned artist Heneinwho gained his reputation as a granite sculptor and founder of the Aswan International Sculpture Symposium and who is showing on the contrary to expectations the sculpture turned to paintings, using pigments and gum arabic on papyrus, graphite on paper, ink on paper and monotype works, and silkscreen print which he created in the period from 1960 until 2001. Gifted sculptor Darwishis displaying a selected number of his abstract sculptures. Darwish was famed for his sculptures that grace and decorate unique venues in Cairo such as his head of Taha Hussein bronze sculpture, the statue of the late footballer Saleh Selim in Al-Ahly Club (2007) as well as his bronze Ibn Fernas statue (2001) and a horizontal statue made of artificial stone located in Midan Lebnan, Mohandeseen (2008) and a granite head permanately on show at Aswan Open-Air Museum which he carved in 2008.   

The exhibition is running through 30 November.


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