Art Alert: One-day show to give a flavour of Egypt's visual arts scene

Ahram Online, Monday 2 Dec 2013

Organised by Arts-Mart, an exhibition on 14 December will feature more than 200 works by a selection of prominent and emerging visual artists

In The Pink by Lina Mowafy. (Photo:

The online trading platform and gallery Arts-Mart is organising a one-day art exhibition at the Four Seasons Hotel on 14 December, where more than 200 artworks will be showcased.

The exhibition features work by some of Egypt's most prominent contemporary artists, including Omar El-Nagdi, Mohamed Abla, Georges Bahgoury, and Hany Rashed, as well as a number of emerging artists.

According to the organisers, the collection aims to provide a "true reflection of the current Egyptian visual arts scene."

Launched one year ago, the online-based Arts-Mart caters to a wide range of art enthusiasts, from fans on a budget to seasoned collectors. The platform, which supports up-and-coming artists by providing a virtual as well as physical space for their works to be exhibited, has been growing since November 2012, featuring more and more established names in their exhibitions as well as online.

12pm - 10pm Saturday 14 December
Four Seasons Hotel (Cairo at Nile Plaza)
1089 Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Cairo

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