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On Farouk Wahba’s atelier: Chronicle of a mentor and his students
Ali Hussein Al Adawy | Alexandrian artist Farouk Wahba created a contemporary art movement which still echoes today
The Wardrobe Man, or how to create a biography from an archive
Lina Attalah | A conversation about Egyptian artist Bassem Yousri's film about a Danish hermit
Huda Lutfi creates a captivating world of silence in AUC show
Sara Elkamel | Instead of the outside world of Cairo, we’re seeing the inside world of Huda.
A history of petro-modernism in the Middle East: Crude
Mai Elwakil | A show featuring contemporary artwork that engages with the oil industry’s vast, messy archive
Impatient nostalgia: The far-reaching and the familiar in Basim Magdy’s Gypsum show
Ash Moniz | In this show with his artist father, Basim Magdy looks at the world as if it is already history.
Persistently relevant: Atteyat al-Abnoudy
Ahmed Refaat | Ahmed Refaat explores the reasons behind the continued significance of Atteyat al-Abnoudy’s work
On the politics of the image in conservative societies: An interview with Nadia Mounier
Leila Arman | In conversation with the photographer and visual artist on her first solo show
Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz’s diversionary model of history fits our catastrophic moment
Dan Jakubowski | Strange marginal curiosities can help us detect a larger truth like the bending light around a black
Paper, transport and bureaucracy in Egypt: An interview with artist Ash Moniz
Sama Waly | Ash Moniz on his Townhouse solo show “In the Anticipation of a Future Need to Know”
 
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Sultan al-Qassemi
Egypt’s art museums: Out of sight, out of mind
Tucked away in the bustling commercial street of Mohamed Pasha Said in the Janaklees district of Alexandria
Lina Attalah and Mark LeVine
Another 48 hours
Editor’s note: We found it hard to solicit pieces commemorating the January 25 revolution, mainly because
Shehab Fakhry Ismail
Revolutionizing art
Wandering the streets of downtown Cairo you may have noticed a change in the tone of much of its street
 
News
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