Omnia Hilal’s scrap metal sculpture exhibition is a must-see – Exhibitions – Al-Ahram Weekly

Scrap metal sculpture by Omnia Hilal

Aisha Fahmy Palace
1 Aziz Abaza Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Arts Complex
“The Scene I”, a group exhibition features 90 works by a number of contemporary Egyptian artists representing different artistic styles, including sculptors Essam Darwish, Hassan Kamel, Islam Ebada and Kamal Fathy, artist Sabah Naim (March 14 -May 14).

Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek
Salah Taher Gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
An exhibition features 30 scrap metal and wire sculptures by artist Omnia Hilal (closing April 28).
Music Library Gallery (Ziad Bakir)
Acrylic and glass paintings “Transparent Like Glass” by Ibtesam Osama (closed April 29).
Palace of Arts
The first round of the Ceramic Art Salon presents ceramics by around 70 ceramists representing different styles of art and pays tribute to the names of the late emblematic ceramists Said El-Sadr and his students, Nabil Darwish, Mohieddin Hussein among others (closing on 30 april).

23 B Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
“Egyptian Art Selections” by pioneers Gamil Shafiq, Youssef Kamel, Hassan Soliman, Ragheb Ayyad, Zakaria El-Zeiny, Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid, Sabry Mansour, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid, Sobhi Guirguis, Mounir Canaan and many more (closed April 28).

Al-Ghouri Caravansary Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
A retrospective exhibition of artists participating in the Luxor International Painting Forum. It includes 35 works by female artists who participated in the forum from the tenth session held in 2017 to the thirteenth session held in 2020, from 12 countries: Egypt, Italy, Serbia, Russia, Lebanon, Romania, Nepal, Lithuania, Tunisia. , Bahrain, Ukraine Georgia (March 18 – May 7).

Italian cultural institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
Paintings by Aya Aziz (closed April 30).

Italian-Egyptian Center for Restoration and Antiquities (CIERA)
31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointment so contact the manager Mr Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067
Mevlevi Dervish Architectural Complex “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of work/training site activities for the restoration and recovery of monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.

Mashrabia Contemporary Art Gallery
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, City Center, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554
“The Quartets of Salah Jahin”, after a long absence from the Egyptian scene, the famous Syrian artist Youssef Abdelké returns with a new exhibition. It includes 35 subjects from Salah Jahin’s quartets, which the Egyptian poet wrote between 1959 and 1962 (closes April 28). “Belly of a mountain: offerings and plates (2014 – 2020)” exhibition of sculptures by Sherif El-Azma. For his first exhibition at the El-Azma gallery presents a set of sculptural works made in old Cairo, in his studio in Fustat. An ongoing project that investigates material forms, material histories, renegotiations of symbolic language, offerings, ritual and alternative hypothetical narratives told with the object as the central core of discussion (May 8 – June 2).


Alexandrina Library
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Archaeological Museum
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin to Nelson Island.

*A version of this article appeared in the April 28, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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