PHOTOS: Al-Ahram displays works by prominent Egyptian artists

Ahram Online, Monday 17 Nov 2014

Harmony exhibition gathers works by over 40 artists at Al-Ahram building in downtown Cairo

Ayman Saadawi
Bronze sculpture by Ayman Saadawi (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Spearheaded by El-Beit, a monthly magazine dedicated to interior design and published by Al-Ahram Foundation, an exhibition titled Harmony opened its doors on 11 November and will run until the end of November.

Held in the large exhibition hall, covering area of over 700 square metres and located inside the Al-Ahram building, the exhibition is open to the public every day between 12pm and 9pm.

Harmony includes a large array of works – paintings, sculptures, photography, graphic designs – created by over 40 contemporary Egyptian artists representing several generations and art schools.

Among the important highlights are works by Adam Henein (born. 1929) and Mounir Canaan (1919 - 2000).

Other renowned artists include Reda Abdel-Salam, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Ahmed Farid, Ahmed Nabil, Hani Faisal, Ibrahim Khattab, Mohamed Sabry, Ayman Saadawi, Hani Rashed, Khaled Hafez, Walid Taher, Omar Al-Fayoumy, Rami Dozy, Ezz Eldin Naguib, Shadi Adeeb, Marwa Kassem, etc.

The exhibition is part of Al-Ahram Visual Art Loungethat will take place annually and will focus on a specific theme each year, aiming to shed light on contemporary artists and honour pioneers in the field.

Hani Faisal, Ahmed Nabil
Hani Faisal, black granite sculpture; Background: paintings by Ahmed Nabil (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Ibrahim Khattab
Ibrahim Khattab (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Om Kolthom
Fragment of sculpture representing Om Kolthom (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Islam Abada
Sculpture by Islam Abada (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Mohamed Sabry
Left: painting by Mohamed Sabry (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

'Harmony' exhibition at Al Ahram building (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

'Harmony' exhibition at Al Ahram building

Adam Henein
Sculpture by Adam Henein (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Mohamed Al-Fayoumy
Bronze sculpture by Mohamed Al-Fayoumy (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

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