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‘I was repeatedly told by teachers and acquaintances that painting is forbidden, but I never agreed with that. I don’t hurt anyone when I paint,’ says artist
Daily News Egypt interviewed artist Aya Tarek during the exhibition Aya Tarek’s Sprezzatura at the SOMA art gallery. In this exhibition, Tarek is taking the concept of sprezzatura from the fashion world to her own visual world. She is expressing the ease, individuality, beauty, and simplicity that come with maturity through a monochromatic scheme. She …
With a blurred vision in her mind and a palette of watercolours between her fingers, Mahinaz Soliman uses art as a method for reflecting her own interpretations about the world around her. In her paintings, she presents reality under a surreal cover that gives the people, places, landscapes, nature, and even animals she portrays a …
On the second anniversary of his death, Rizk’s friends organised an exhibition to display the work of a young artist who went missing and died under mysterious circumstances
Artist Christo’s orange floating walkway on a northern Italian lake closed after attracting over 1.2 million visitors, twice as many as expected.
Iranian authorities have confiscated the passport of an Iranian artist, barring him from traveling to London for a book launch. The authorities did not provide a reason for why he was prevented from leaving Iran.
Despite many of his walls being whitewashed, Nemo insists on expressing the suffering of the poor
Singer Hany Shaker is not a Goodwill Ambassador, says UN
El-Razzaz is a true advocate for art in Egypt. His method mainly depends on critical thinking and genuine identity.
The timing of the exhibition, right after the killings of 20 Egyptians in Libya, added a lot of feeling to the paintings, which aimed to convey the notion of mourning death a new kind of depth.
“The inspiration behind my own projects comes from a desire to comment on certain aspects of our lives.”
Ezzat Hamed, Egypt’s first scrap artist, uses ammunition collected during violent clashes between protesters and state security to make motorcycles, bikes, tanks, animals and vases
Popular singer uses Cairo as an inspiration for her music and her upcoming album
Adham Hafez, choreographer and music composer, and painter Nihal Whaby speak about the art scene in Egypt.
Attack by ‘thugs’ causes two serious injuries; sit-in abandoned ‘temporarily’
Uncovering and dissecting Downtown, an exhibition at Gallery Misr
ARC.HIVE, a research centre on performing arts will open next September in Cairo.
Omar El Nagdi’s exhibition is filled with colourful paintings that mix a contemporary style with traditional folkloric symbols
Exhibit marking Ramses Wissa Wassef centennial at Cairo Opera House
Asyut University holds graffiti workshop
Bloodshed continues in Syria, as Lakhdar Brahimi hold Syrian-crisis talks in Cairo