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Egypt Art

Street Art Just Got More Dangerous In Egypt, But Artists Are Getting More Creative

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

Egyptian street artists created many of the enduring images of the country's 2011 revolution, splashing the streets with expressions of dissent, satir...

This Arts News Roundup Has Fires, Hilary Clinton, And IBM Shenanigans

Posted 01.24.2013 | Arts

Parisian artist Claire Fontaine caused fire alarm bells to ring this week when one of her neo-conceptual artworks was set ablaze in a Mission District...

Amal Kenawy (1974-2012)

Chika Okeke-Agulu | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Chika Okeke-Agulu

Egyptian artist Amal Kenawy, one of Africa's really compelling contemporary artists, and a leading voice in the thriving Cairo art scene, died August 19 of leukemia. She was 38.

Cairo From Cairo's Perspective

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

History inherently has a sort of distance to it. When learning about events that occurred far away, long ago, it is easy to think of history as a sort...

Robin Williams Goes Political For New Art Show

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

We've seen Robin Williams tackle quite a few roles throughout the years: cross-dressing nanny, fast-talking genie, that guy who invented flubber and n...

London Halts Arab Spring-Themed Installation

ARTINFO | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

London-- As the powerful tide of the Arab Spring continues to wash over countries like Syria and Bahrain, the West has been cheering it along. But whe...

Will Billionaire Art Collector Be Egypt's Next President?

Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

Naguib Sawiris is the second richest man in Egypt, right behind his father and just ahead of his younger brother. He used to work his father's company...

WATCH: East Timor Graffiti Evolves Into Street Art

Posted 10.22.2011 | Arts

East Timor only gained independence in 1999, and times haven't been easy in the wake of the country's 2006 civil unrest. The youth, who make up about ...

Art And The Egyptian Uprising

The Guardian | Sara Elkamel | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

Art may not have started the Egyptian revolution, but it played a large part once the spark was lit. Visual artists documented the people's uprising, ...