Four group exhibitions showcasing a plethora of Egyptian artists during summer

Ahram Online , Sunday 16 Jul 2023

As summer sets in, we selected four Cairo galleries showcasing group exhibitions that feature Egypt's diverse talents, offering a chance to rediscover its versatile artistic expressions.



Cairo's numerous galleries highlight a range of creative works, including paintings and sculptures. The Listings detail many exhibitions during this period.

Follow four easy steps to view dozens, and even hundreds, of works by Egyptian and international artists (mostly based in Egypt) at top galleries.

Here are four group exhibitions showcasing a consolidated presentation of contemporary art in Egypt. Featuring works by sought-after names in the international art scene, as well as up-and-coming young talents, these exhibitions span many generations, styles, and mediums.

Mashrabiya Art Gallery of Contemporary Art
15, Mahmoud Bassiouny St., Qasr El-Nil, Cairo
2 - 27 July 2023

Exhibition title: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Titled Blue, this multifaceted exhibition showcases over 25 contemporary artists, including some works borrowed from private collections. Featuring both old and new works, the exhibition's title references the transition between seasons.

Participating artists are Adel El-Siwi; Amre Heiba; Xavier Puigmarti; Nazir Tanbouli; Hazem El-Mestikawy; Hisham El-Zeiny; Essam Marouf; Sami Elias; Hany Rashed; Ahmed Sabry, and Amr El Kafrawy.

In addition, it includes Ibrahim El-Haddad; Essam Alaa; Bahr Eddine Adam; Louis; Qarm Qart; Marco Magrini; Kamila Bassioni; Mohamed El-Ganouby; Marwa Saad; Fadwa Ramadan; Mazen Ismail; Said Kamel; Ahmed Lesi; Mustafa El-Husseiny; Hala Abu Shady; Mohamed Abdallah; Fathy Hassan, and Rawan Abbas.

Picasso Art Gallery
30 Hassan Assem, Mohammed Mazhar, Zamalek, Cairo
3 July - 16 August 2023

Exhibition title: Summer Exhibition

This exhibition showcases a diverse range of artists, from emerging talent to established names, presenting their creativity through various mediums like paintings, photography, sculpture and more.

Participating artists: Omar El-Nagdi; Tahia Halim; Samir Rafea; Fayza Mahmoud; Samir Fouad; Helmi El-Touni; Guirguis Lotfy; Attyat Sayed; Adly Rizkallah; Effat Hosny; George Bahgoury; Britt Boutros Ghali; Abdelaal Hassan; Adel El-Siwi; Adel Tharwat; Ahmed Farid, and Ahmed Ossama.

In addition, it includes Asmaa El Nawawi; Ayman El-Semary; Cherine Ragab; El-Zaeem; Eman Ezzat; Fadi Dawood; Gamil Shafiq; Halla Tobar; Hassan El Sharq; Hany Gobrielle; Hassan Kamel; Hussein El-Gebaly; Lina Osama; Mohamed Rabie; Mostafa Rahma; Mohamed Sabry; Nermine Hakim; Salah Enani; Nourhan Khorsheid, and Tarek El-Komy.

Ubuntu Art Gallery
20 Hassan Sabry Street, Zamalek (entrance from Ibn Zinky Street.), Cairo
13 July - 12 August 2023

Exhibition title: Ubuntu Revisited

Celebrating over 65 local artists, this seventh round of the Ubuntu Revisited exhibition features hundreds of artworks in various styles and planes, from abstract wonders to minimalist treasures and beyond.

Created by talented local artists, these captivating pieces showcase their creativity and depth of expression, offering viewers the chance to revisit the many styles of Egypt's contemporary artists each summer.

Safarkhan Art Gallery
6 Brazil St, Mohammed Mazhar, Zamalek, Cairo
1 June - 1 September 2023

Exhibition title: Confluence - Safarkhan Summer Collective

Featuring works by resident talents and a selection of previously featured artists, this exhibition also introduces aspiring young names, some exhibiting for the first time. Together, they capture the spirit of the contemporary Egyptian art scene's confluence of myriad forms.

Participating artists: Ashraf El-Zamzami, Kinda Adly, Noha Wael, Yasmine Hassan, Tasneem El-Meshad, among others.

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