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Art Talks Egypt

Art Talks Egypt ArtTalks is a Cairo-based multi-disciplinary art gallery. Founded in 2010, ArtTalks is a Cairo-based modern and contemporary art gallery, acting as a selective search engine for Egypt's next generation of influential contemporary artists.

Additionally, the gallery aims to be a forum for knowledge. We provide educational seminars as well as research and publish on modern Egyptian art history. Within that context, the gallery is specialized in offering high quality secondary market works by twentieth century Egyptian masters as well as many of the most important artists working today. Founder Fatenn Mostafa was an advisor to Bozar, C

Additionally, the gallery aims to be a forum for knowledge. We provide educational seminars as well as research and publish on modern Egyptian art history. Within that context, the gallery is specialized in offering high quality secondary market works by twentieth century Egyptian masters as well as many of the most important artists working today. Founder Fatenn Mostafa was an advisor to Bozar, C

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14/04/2022

ArtMatters: The story of an artist or a work of art that defined 20th century Egypt.
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Today we present Inji Efflatoun in 30 sec.
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ArrMatters.: Simply made. Because Art Matters.
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By @arttalksegypt
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#artmatters #fypage #exploreart #explore #fyp #egyptianmodernart #egyptianart #egyotianwomen #egypt #modern #art #politicalactivist #art #arthistory #archive
#modernartinegypt #injiefflatoun

Check out the current exhibition at the stunning Aisha Fahmy Palace in Zamalek. .Curated by Ehab Ellaban, 'al-Mash-had' ...
11/04/2022

Check out the current exhibition at the stunning Aisha Fahmy Palace in Zamalek.
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Curated by Ehab Ellaban, 'al-Mash-had' or 'The Scene' showcases works by 30, or maybe more, established Egyptian contemporary artists from George Bahgory, Mostafa Abdel Moaty, Samir Fouad, Mostafa El Razzaz, Farghali Abdel Hafiz, Rabab Nemr, to younger ones like Khaled Zaki, Hazem El Mestikawy, Khaled Hafez, and Sabah Naim. Ranging from paintings, sculptures, and video.
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The show is on until 14 May 2022 and the Palace, according to my understanding, opens at 9am and closes at 9pm. Not sure about Ramadan Iftar break hours.
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#aishafahmypalace #contemporary #art #contemporaryart #egyptianart @george.bahgory @artist.khaled.zaki @khaledhafezstudio @zamalekartgallery @ubuntuartgallery @hazemmestikawy

دعنى أعيش فى السحر الذى أحبهفإنى لا أريد أن أعرف ما هى الأشياءفإن الحياة مع المعرفة لا أستطيع احتمالهالأن المعرفة شئ لا ...
09/04/2022

دعنى أعيش فى السحر الذى أحبه
فإنى لا أريد أن أعرف ما هى الأشياء
فإن الحياة مع المعرفة لا أستطيع احتمالها
لأن المعرفة شئ لا يعرف إلا فى اللاوعى
لأننا مضطرون إلى المعرفة
ونحن جزء من المعرفة الكلية
ولا نستطيع أن نفصل أنفسنا عن هذه المعرفة
عبد الهادى الجزار.
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#artmatters Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar, Popular Chorus, 1948.

After a meeting at The Museum of Modern Art in Cairo, I discovered that the Inji Efflatoun Museum that used to be housed...
08/04/2022

After a meeting at The Museum of Modern Art in Cairo, I discovered that the Inji Efflatoun Museum that used to be housed at the Amir Taz Palace has now moved to the Museum of Modern Art on a temporary basis.
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Now that it is closer, go and visit.
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Absolutely stunning works are on display in a separate room dedicated to Efflatoun.
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Although the lighting needs improvement and the space is small, it's a feast to the eyes.
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Overall, pay the Museum a visit, now that it's fully functional and all floors opened.
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Thank you Dr. Iman Nabil, the museum director, for being such a lovely host.
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P.S. last slide is Inji with her sister, Gulperie.
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#museumofmodernart #Cairo
#modernart #egypt #injiefflatoun #history #20thcentury
Documenting #egyptianmodernart one page at a time.

PS. Location is stated wrong, don't know why. It's the Museum of Modern Art in Cairo.

رمضان كريم 🌙🌙.Wishing You A Beautiful Ramadan..Petro-Beads by Moataz Nasr.
02/04/2022

رمضان كريم 🌙🌙
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Wishing You A Beautiful Ramadan.
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Petro-Beads by Moataz Nasr.

29/03/2022

I am humbled that my book Modern Art in Egypt has been nominated amongst 26 books, then shortlisted among 5 finalists, for the prestigious 2021 Peter Mackenzie Smith Book Prize in London last night.
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Thank you, Dr. Noel Brehony, chairman of the Judging Committee, for your statement:

"Modern Art is a brilliant book. The author provides an outstanding introduction to Egyptian cultural life and shows how the artists were influenced by political developments of the nationalist and anti-colonialist movements [...].
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"The judges want to make a special commendation of Modern Art in Egypt as it does much more than the title suggests. In introducing the reader to the Egyptian contribution to modern art, the author has written one of the best introductions to modern art that is available. This is an important, original, well researched, beautifully written, and accessible publication that is likely to be of long-lasting significance."
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Congratulations to Peter Hessler for winning for his book, Buried: Life, Death, and Revolution in Egypt.
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Thank you, @lizzyvartanian, former I.B. Tauris commissioning editor for your trust and support throughout the project.
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I can't wait for Volume II, Modern Art in Egypt: Rupture and Revolution 1936-1973, to be in the market.
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@noelbrehony @brehonynoel @i.b.tauris
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Photos and videos courtesy of @sioufi912 and @rachrl.gadelrab

An Expressionist painter par excellence, Yousry’s work is noted for its intensity and rawness through the twisted body s...
20/03/2022

An Expressionist painter par excellence, Yousry’s work is noted for its intensity and rawness through the twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterizes his paintings and drawings. With its distorted lines and extensive show of figurative emotion, his unorthodox art and style go against rigorous academics, mixing linearity and subtlety. Some may describe Yousry’s work as monstrous, frightening, with a concentration on nudity, revelation, and deformation, if not ugliness. Yoursy celebrates “Le laid est beau,”
[The Ugly is Beautiful].
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Salam Yousry in 40 @ #ArtTalks
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Play Fight
Acrylic on canvas
150x150cm
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My Aunt
Acrylic on canvas
150x150cm
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1992
Oil on canvas
150x150cm
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Feast
Oil on canvas
150x150cm
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@salamyousry #salamyousry #40 #forty #arttalksegypt #arttalks #artgalleryCairo #artexhibition

19/03/2022

Memorable encounter!
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George Bahgory meets Prince Ahmed Fouad or Fouad II during the Prince's visit to Cairo on 13 March 2022.
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Prince Ahmed Fouad formally reigned as the last King of Egypt and the Sudan from July 1952 to June 1953, when he was deposed.
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@george.bahgory

18/03/2022

صباح الخير يا جورج! يوم جمعة سعيد على الجميع!
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George Bahgory

Salam Yousry's mentally charged creations and captivating canvases embrace figural deformation and a strong rejection of...
18/03/2022

Salam Yousry's mentally charged creations and captivating canvases embrace figural deformation and a strong rejection of traditional beauty criteria. Freed of the formal academic limitations, Yousry investigates not just the human figure but also human interactions, experiences, and sensuality.

Salam Yousry's 40 Exhibition:

Lina's Cards
Oil on canvas
60x60cm

Lina, Lina, Laura
Oil on canvas
60x60cm

Waking up every day
Acrylic on canvas
50x50cm
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@salamyousry #40 #forty #artist #artgalleryCairo #exhibition #arttalksegypt #arttalks #jugendstil

Details of paintings by Salam Yousry in "40" on view at #ArtTalks Gallery .The ugly, the beautiful, and the personal..#a...
17/03/2022

Details of paintings by Salam Yousry in "40" on view at #ArtTalks Gallery
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The ugly, the beautiful, and the personal.
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#arttalksegypt @salamyousry #artwork #artexhibition #artgalleryCairo #artistsoninstagram #artofinstagram #painting #jugendstil

If you were to paint your life, who would be in it?.Visit Salam Yousry's Solo Exhibition "40" and meet a different crowd...
17/03/2022

If you were to paint your life, who would be in it?
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Visit Salam Yousry's Solo Exhibition "40" and meet a different crowd.
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@salamyousry #40 #forty #artgalleryCairo #artexhibition #contemporaryegyptianart #artistsoninstagram #arttalksegypt #ArtTalks

Photos from Art Talks Egypt's post
17/03/2022

Photos from Art Talks Egypt's post

Last night was Salam Yousry's solo exhibition opening at #ArtTalks and a great prep for Ramadan TV series as young actor...
16/03/2022

Last night was Salam Yousry's solo exhibition opening at #ArtTalks and a great prep for Ramadan TV series as young actors, directors, and producers flocked the gallery.
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Come and discover the ugly, the beautiful, and the personal as narrated by Salam Yousry in 40 | Forty.
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Thank you @ahmedmagdy.official @alykassem_ @intishal_official
@EvelynAshamallah @sedkysakhr
@FadwaAbed Dr @maboulghar @ezartspace @coca_ezzat, to name a few for your support and love for @salamyousry
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#forty #arttalksegypt #egyptiancontemporaryart
#artexhibition #artgalleryCairo

40.40 years.480 months.2087 weeks. 14,610 days.On planet Earth. .Salam Yousry..Solo exhibition. .Opening Tonight..At Gal...
15/03/2022

40.
40 years.
480 months.
2087 weeks.
14,610 days.
On planet Earth.
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Salam Yousry.
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Solo exhibition.
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Opening Tonight.
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At Gallery ArtTalks | Egypt.

14/03/2022

40 opens tomorrow night. Join us for Salam Yousry's first solo exhibition at Gallery ArtTalks | Egypt.
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40 means digging deep down memory lane. Once it's open to the public, one discovers many hidden sides to the person you thought you knew.
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A painter, a documentary maker, an actor, a theatre director and performer, and a music composer, Salam Yousry is also a vocal artist.
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باحب (؟) أغيب، سلام يسري و يسرا الهواري .
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#40 #salamyousry #multitalented #artexhibition #arttalksegypt #ArtTalks

If you are in #Dubai tomorrow, join us for Art Dubai Modern Talks between 4.30 and 6pm. .I will be talking on a panel wi...
10/03/2022

If you are in #Dubai tomorrow, join us for Art Dubai Modern Talks between 4.30 and 6pm.
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I will be talking on a panel with Palestinian art historian George Al Ama and art historian Valerie Didier-Hess about my book Modern Art in Egypt: Identity and Independence 1850-1936 in Identity and Independence in Modern Art from Egypt to the Levant.
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The talk will be moderated by Hala Khayat, regional director Art Dubai.
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See you there!
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@george.alama @valouddahess @hala_khayat_ @artdubai @bloomsburypublishing @lizzyvartanian

Where were you in 1982?.I was in France with my parents and sister. My late dad الله يرحمه  was posted as a diplomat. On...
10/03/2022

Where were you in 1982?
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I was in France with my parents and sister. My late dad الله يرحمه was posted as a diplomat. One particular incident. One mean French teacher asked me to never again write in Arabic on my papers in front of the whole class. I was a kid. And devastated.
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Digging deep into the past is oftentimes no easy feast. Try and share with us.
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@salamyousry will reveal his whereabouts on March 15, 2022, for his first solo show at ArtTalks | Egypt.
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Stay tuned.
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#salamyousry #forty #arttalksegypt #ArtTalks #artexhibition #art #artgalleryCairo #contemporaryegyptianart

09/03/2022

How hard is it to dig into our past? To really dig deep into memory lane? Many moments and people will instantly pop up. Maybe a best friend. The first day at school. Someone you fell in love with.
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But what about those moments that were buried by our subconscious and thought forgotten? The burial of a loved one, perhaps. And what about the details of our childhood? How did your bedroom look like? What was the name of your bawab?
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Presenting FORTY by Salam Yousry - a personal unravelling of a past: the cherished, the remembered, and the forgotten.
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We can't wait! Join us on March 15.
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@salamyousry #salamyousry #forty #ArtTalks #arttalksegypt

Which woman are you?.All in one..In the eyes of:Chant Avedissian.Ali Said.George Bahgory. .Happy Every Day. .#happywomen...
08/03/2022

Which woman are you?
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All in one.
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In the eyes of:
Chant Avedissian.
Ali Said.
George Bahgory.
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Happy Every Day.
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#happywomensday #chantavedissian #alisaid #GeorgeBahgory @arttalksdaily

07/03/2022

@enigmamagazine celebrates a rising young Egyptian sculptor, Engy El Bouliny, in a 2-page feature in this month issue.
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A very well-deserved recognition! Come and see Engy El Bouliny's mesmerizing bronze sculptures at ArtTalks Gallery.
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@engyelbouliny

10 of the 25 masterpieces by George Bahgory on loan from the George Bahgory Museum currently on display at ArtTalks Gall...
04/03/2022

10 of the 25 masterpieces by George Bahgory on loan from the George Bahgory Museum currently on display at ArtTalks Gallery in Zamalek.
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Don't miss to visit. 2 more days to go before these gems return home to the museum downtown Cairo.
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And remember to grab a copy of the George Bahgory Museum book published by ArtTalks. Available is Part One of the museum collection focused on the paintings.
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@george.bahgory #georgebahgorymuseum #GeorgeBahgory #arttalksegypt #ArtTalks #artexhibition #artgalleryCairo #artgallery @arttalksdaily

Installation shots from our one-week exhibition displaying 25 masterpieces on loan from the George Bahgory Museum. .Do n...
02/03/2022

Installation shots from our one-week exhibition displaying 25 masterpieces on loan from the George Bahgory Museum.
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Do not miss the show.
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And grab a copy of the George Bahgory Museum book Part One is available at the gallery. Published by ArtTalks Gallery, the book presents all the paintings in the museum. Part Two and Three will be dedicated to sculptures and works on paper, respectively.
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@george.bahgory #georgebahgorymuseum #GeorgeBahgory #ArtTalks #arttalksegypt #contemporaryart #artgalleryCairo #artgallery @arttalksdaily #explore #artexhibition

سماح عبد السلاماستضاف جاليرى آرت توكس بالزمالك، مساء أمس السبت حفلاً لتوقيع "كتاب فى متحف"، للفنان التشكيلي ورسام الكاري...
01/03/2022
جورج البهجوري يحتفل بتوقيع «كتاب في متحف»على أنغام أغنيات أم كلثوم | صور

سماح عبد السلام
استضاف جاليرى آرت توكس بالزمالك، مساء أمس السبت حفلاً لتوقيع "كتاب فى متحف"، للفنان التشكيلي ورسام الكاريكاتير جورج البهجورى، وذلك بمصاحبة عزف على العود لأغانى كوكب الشرق أم كلثوم، بجوار تمثال لها من البرونز يتوسط عرضًا لمجموعة من أعمال المتحف لمدة أسبوع على سبيل الإعارة.

استضاف جاليرى آرت توكس بالزمالك، مساء أمس السبت حفلاً لتوقيع كتاب فى متحف ، للفنان التشكيلي ورسام الكاريكاتير جورج البهجورى، وذلك بمصاحبة عزف على العود لأغانى كوكب...

Thank you Nada El Sawy writing for The National about the launch of the George Bahgory Museum book launch and our exhibi...
01/03/2022

Thank you Nada El Sawy writing for The National about the launch of the George Bahgory Museum book launch and our exhibition with 25 works on loan ahead of the official opening of the Museum.
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El Sawy interviewed Bahgory at the Museum.
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Egyptian artist George Bahgory may be turning 90 this year, but he still knows how to have a good time.

At the opening of his exhibition at Art Talks gallery in Cairo, which runs until Friday, he signed books and drew caricatures of his female fans with a drink in his hand and a smile on his face.

“I hope when people remember me, they laugh,” Bahgory tells The National.
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@thenationalnews.com @nelsawy

Thank you The National and @Nada El Sawy !. ‘Egypt’s Picasso’ George Bahgory celebrated with new exhibition and books.Ab...
01/03/2022
‘Egypt’s Picasso’ George Bahgory celebrated with new exhibition and books

Thank you The National and @Nada El Sawy !
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‘Egypt’s Picasso’ George Bahgory celebrated with new exhibition and books.
About 25 of his masterpieces are on display at the Art Talks gallery in Cairo until Friday, while works over his 70-year-career will be featured in two volumes.
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Egyptian artist George Bahgory may be turning 90 this year, but he still knows how to have a good time.

At the opening of his exhibition at Art Talks gallery in Cairo, which runs until Friday, he signed books and drew caricatures of his female fans with a drink in his hand and a smile on his face.

“I hope when people remember me, they laugh,” Bahgory tells The National.

About 25 of his masterpieces are on display at the Art Talks gallery in Cairo until Friday, while works over his 70-year-career will be featured in two volumes

مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسني يعتمد ترشيح البهجوري لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى. ويتم تكريم البهجورى في حفل توزيع جوائز الفنون ...
01/03/2022
مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسني يعتمد ترشيح البهجوري لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى

مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسني يعتمد ترشيح البهجوري لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى. ويتم تكريم البهجورى في حفل توزيع جوائز الفنون فى دورتها الثالثة وذلك يوم الاثنين القادم الموافق ٧ مارس بمركز الجزيرة للفنون بالزمالك وذلك تحت رعاية وزارة الثقافة .

أعلنت مؤسسة فاروق حسني للثقافة والفنون عن اعتماد مجلس أمنائها بالإجماع لترشيح الفنان التشكيلى الكبير جورج بهجورى لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبري فى دورتها الأولى لعام ٢٠٢...

Official Press Release! Congratulations George Bahgory!.The Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts announces the u...
01/03/2022
Launching the First Edition of the Grand Merit Award

Official Press Release! Congratulations George Bahgory!
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The Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts announces the unanimous approval of its Board of Trustees on the nomination of the renowned Egyptian Fine Artist, George Bahgory, for the first edition of the foundation’s Grand Merit Award for the year 2022, with a value of LE.100,000.

Launching the First Edition of the Grand Merit Award.

مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسنى يعتمد ترشيح البهجورى لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى!
01/03/2022
مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسنى يعتمد ترشيح البهجورى لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى - اليوم السابع

مجلس أمناء مؤسسة فاروق حسنى يعتمد ترشيح البهجورى لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى!

أعلنت مؤسسة فاروق حسنى للثقافة والفنون عن اعتماد مجلس أمنائها بالإجماع لترشيح الفنان التشكيلى الكبير جورج بهجورى لجائزة الاستحقاق الكبرى

Photos from Art Talks Egypt's post
01/03/2022

Photos from Art Talks Egypt's post

Official Press Release: .Launching the First Edition of the Grand Merit AwardThe Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and...
01/03/2022

Official Press Release:
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Launching the First Edition of the Grand Merit Award

The Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts announces the unanimous approval of its Board of Trustees on the nomination of the renowned Egyptian Fine Artist, George Bahgory, for the first edition of the foundation’s Grand Merit Award for the year 2022, with a value of LE.100,000.

Distinguished Author Mohamed Salmawy, Secretary-General of the Grand Merit Award and a member of the foundation's Board of Trustees, stated that the Grand Merit Award is distinct from the other foundation’s Art Awards as it will be granted to eminent Egyptian figures in honor of their great achievements in the fields of Art including visual arts, literature and music, and their outstanding contributions in enriching Egypt’s cultural arena. Therefore, unlike the other awards that are granted to young artists, the Grand Merit Award is presented to leading figures in their fields as a tribute and praise to their notable achievements.

In his statement of the reasons for the nomination of Bahgoury for the award, Salmawy explained that George Bahgoury is a genuine Egyptian artist who painted hundreds – or even thousands – of paintings throughout a lifetime spanning nearly a century. He stated that Bahgoury's paintings depict the Egyptian reality and embody many prominent Egyptian symbols, in addition to being praised in Egypt and abroad, especially in France, where Bahgoury lived for years.

Bahgoury will be awarded at the foundation's Third Round of the Art Awards Ceremony for the Year 2022 on March 7, 2022, at El-Gezira Arts Center in Zamalek, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.
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Congratulations, George! Very well deserved.
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@georgebahgory @faroukhosnyfoundation #arttalksegypt #ArtTalks @arttalksdaily

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ArtMatters: The story of an artist or a work of art that defined 20th century Egypt. . Today we present Inji Efflatoun in 30 sec. . ArrMatters.: Simply made. Because Art Matters. . By @arttalksegypt . #artmatters #fypage #exploreart #explore #fyp #egyptianmodernart #egyptianart #egyotianwomen #egypt #modern #art #politicalactivist #art #arthistory #archive #modernartinegypt #injiefflatoun
Check out the current exhibition at the stunning Aisha Fahmy Palace in Zamalek. . Curated by Ehab Ellaban, 'al-Mash-had' or 'The Scene' showcases works by 30, or maybe more, established Egyptian contemporary artists from George Bahgory, Mostafa Abdel Moaty, Samir Fouad, Mostafa El Razzaz, Farghali Abdel Hafiz, Rabab Nemr, to younger ones like Khaled Zaki, Hazem El Mestikawy, Khaled Hafez, and Sabah Naim. Ranging from paintings, sculptures, and video. . The show is on until 14 May 2022 and the Palace, according to my understanding, opens at 9am and closes at 9pm. Not sure about Ramadan Iftar break hours. . #aishafahmypalace #contemporary #art #contemporaryart #egyptianart @george.bahgory @artist.khaled.zaki @khaledhafezstudio @zamalekartgallery @ubuntuartgallery @hazemmestikawy
دعنى أعيش فى السحر الذى أحبه فإنى لا أريد أن أعرف ما هى الأشياء فإن الحياة مع المعرفة لا أستطيع احتمالها لأن المعرفة شئ لا يعرف إلا فى اللاوعى لأننا مضطرون إلى المعرفة ونحن جزء من المعرفة الكلية ولا نستطيع أن نفصل أنفسنا عن هذه المعرفة عبد الهادى الجزار. . #artmatters Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar, Popular Chorus, 1948.
After a meeting at The Museum of Modern Art in Cairo, I discovered that the Inji Efflatoun Museum that used to be housed at the Amir Taz Palace has now moved to the Museum of Modern Art on a temporary basis. . Now that it is closer, go and visit. . Absolutely stunning works are on display in a separate room dedicated to Efflatoun. . Although the lighting needs improvement and the space is small, it's a feast to the eyes. . Overall, pay the Museum a visit, now that it's fully functional and all floors opened. . Thank you Dr. Iman Nabil, the museum director, for being such a lovely host. . P.S. last slide is Inji with her sister, Gulperie. . #museumofmodernart #Cairo #modernart #egypt #injiefflatoun #history #20thcentury Documenting #egyptianmodernart one page at a time. PS. Location is stated wrong, don't know why. It's the Museum of Modern Art in Cairo.
رمضان كريم 🌙🌙 . Wishing You A Beautiful Ramadan. . Petro-Beads by Moataz Nasr.
I am humbled that my book Modern Art in Egypt has been nominated amongst 26 books, then shortlisted among 5 finalists, for the prestigious 2021 Peter Mackenzie Smith Book Prize in London last night. . Thank you, Dr. Noel Brehony, chairman of the Judging Committee, for your statement: "Modern Art is a brilliant book. The author provides an outstanding introduction to Egyptian cultural life and shows how the artists were influenced by political developments of the nationalist and anti-colonialist movements [...]. . "The judges want to make a special commendation of Modern Art in Egypt as it does much more than the title suggests. In introducing the reader to the Egyptian contribution to modern art, the author has written one of the best introductions to modern art that is available. This is an important, original, well researched, beautifully written, and accessible publication that is likely to be of long-lasting significance." . Congratulations to Peter Hessler for winning for his book, Buried: Life, Death, and Revolution in Egypt. . Thank you, @lizzyvartanian, former I.B. Tauris commissioning editor for your trust and support throughout the project. . I can't wait for Volume II, Modern Art in Egypt: Rupture and Revolution 1936-1973, to be in the market. . @noelbrehony @brehonynoel @i.b.tauris . Photos and videos courtesy of @sioufi912 and @rachrl.gadelrab
ما تخافيش يا اما عليا . @salamyousry #forty #40 #arttalksegypt
An Expressionist painter par excellence, Yousry’s work is noted for its intensity and rawness through the twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterizes his paintings and drawings. With its distorted lines and extensive show of figurative emotion, his unorthodox art and style go against rigorous academics, mixing linearity and subtlety. Some may describe Yousry’s work as monstrous, frightening, with a concentration on nudity, revelation, and deformation, if not ugliness. Yoursy celebrates “Le laid est beau,” [The Ugly is Beautiful]. . Salam Yousry in 40 @ #ArtTalks . Play Fight Acrylic on canvas 150x150cm . My Aunt Acrylic on canvas 150x150cm . 1992 Oil on canvas 150x150cm . Feast Oil on canvas 150x150cm . @salamyousry #salamyousry #40 #forty #arttalksegypt #arttalks #artgalleryCairo #artexhibition
Memorable encounter! . George Bahgory meets Prince Ahmed Fouad or Fouad II during the Prince's visit to Cairo on 13 March 2022. . Prince Ahmed Fouad formally reigned as the last King of Egypt and the Sudan from July 1952 to June 1953, when he was deposed. . @george.bahgory
صباح الخير يا جورج! يوم جمعة سعيد على الجميع! . George Bahgory
Salam Yousry's mentally charged creations and captivating canvases embrace figural deformation and a strong rejection of traditional beauty criteria. Freed of the formal academic limitations, Yousry investigates not just the human figure but also human interactions, experiences, and sensuality. Salam Yousry's 40 Exhibition: Lina's Cards Oil on canvas 60x60cm Lina, Lina, Laura Oil on canvas 60x60cm Waking up every day Acrylic on canvas 50x50cm . @salamyousry #40 #forty #artist #artgalleryCairo #exhibition #arttalksegypt #arttalks #jugendstil
Details of paintings by Salam Yousry in "40" on view at #ArtTalks Gallery . The ugly, the beautiful, and the personal. . #arttalksegypt @salamyousry #artwork #artexhibition #artgalleryCairo #artistsoninstagram #artofinstagram #painting #jugendstil