25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220
“Encounters”, exhibition of paintings by artist Hala Sabet
(20 January-19 February).
First Floor, Downtown, Cairo
“Technocrats” exhibition curated by Art D’Egypte, in collaboration with Al Ismailia for Real Estate Investment and DHL, has been opened at 20 Al Adly St, First Floor, Downtown, Cairo. Art D’Egypte is trying to keep the art alive even through the pandemic. So, the exhibition will follow the social distancing guidelines. Technocrats invites people to enter a space where artists rule. Every artist dominates their own space, and the visitor is immersed in their world. The show aims to blur boundaries of our concrete world. Merging multiple realities together and offering an alternative world. The technocrats are Ahmed El Shaer, Eman El Banna, Marwan El Gamal, Marianne Fahmy, Nada Baraka, Shadwa Ali and Dina Jereidini
(24 January- 13 February, open daily from 6-10pm, except Thursdays).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Exhibition of paintings by cartoonist Said Badawy mixing between caricature and fine art, as well as illustrations published in newspapers such as Al-Ahram and Akhbar Al-Adab magazine
(26 January- 1 February).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
“A Beginning”, paintings by artist Safaa Sharaby (closing 31 January).
“Le Carnival” exhibition by Gypsum online viewing room showcases architect Nelly El-Sharkawy’s series of digital collage images composed of elements taken from the artist’s large archive of photographs documenting Cairo’s architecture (20 January-7 February).
Italian/Egyptian Centre for Restoration and Antiquities (CIERA)
31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointments so contact the manager Mr. Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067
Architectural complex of the Mevlevi Dervish “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of the activities of the working/formation sites for the restoration and recovery of the monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Azama Ala Azama”, paintings by Darwiche Chamaa (8-18 February).
Magdoub Design Studio
21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778
“Humans and Else’, a group show features Asmaa Alnawawy, Anita Toth, Akram Almagdoub, Rasha Sueilman, Essam Darwish and many more (24 January- 18 February).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494
“A Sketch is a Sketch is a Sketch”, a solo exhibition by George Bahgory. Including more than one hundred pieces, this captivating exhibition would like to pay homage to the ingenious artist and his career (17 January- 17 February).
4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
Exhibition of paintings by Mahmoud Abdallah
(closing 4 February).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Flowers, Flourishing Stories”, paintings by Farid Fadel
(23 January- 10 February).
“The Size of the Galaxy”, paintings by Elham Saadallah
(23 January- 10 February).
“Atmosphere” virtual exhibition is presented by Racotis Art to examine the current situation and the different surrounding conditions around us and how artists interact towards different affecting factors. It showcases 85 artworks by 22 emerging and well-established contemporary artists who are trying to estate different daily scenes to highlight how we feel and interact towards situations, places and times that we call circumstances. Racotis Art is an online gallery and consultancy platform that promotes exceptional and exciting Egyptian contemporary art. With 15 years of experience drawn from a broad range of backgrounds, interests and professional art knowledge in the Egyptian art scenes, the Racotis team endeavors to produce unique and personalized artwork installations. Participating artists: Ahmed Elzalabany, Taha Nasr, Ahmed Senbel, Mohamed Adel Dessouki, Ahmed Allam, Souad Abdel-Rassoul, Mohamed Ziada, Rania Abul Azm, Omnia Reda, Mohamed Elmasry, Eman Ossama and many more
(www.racotis.art, closing 31 January).
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
TAM.Gallery presents the 6th edition of its Cairo Art Fair. It is the largest and most exciting art exhibition of contemporary art in Egypt where over 140 artists are participating with more than 1500 artworks. Many new artists will be taking this CAF edition by storm and the gallery’s roster of artists are coming in with spectacular new collections created just for Cairo Art Fair. The artwork will periodically change throughout the duration of the show (closing 31 January).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Singularity”, earthenware, ceramics and clay by Khaled Sirag, Anita Toth and Hoda Ragaa (closing 6 February).
“Self”, mixed media paintings by Tarek El-Sheikh
(closing 6 February).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Re-Union”, paintings by Mohamed Sabry (closing 4 February).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“J’Al Perdu La Clé” paintings by Souad Mardam Bey
(closing 1 February).
“A Diary of My Utopia”, paintings by Yasmine El-Hazek
(closing 1 February).
“Devotion” paintings by Amy Abdel-Baqy (23 January- 8 February).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 28 January , 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly