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Egyptian Art

82nd & Fifth: SNAPSHOT by Marsha Hill

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Statues such as this were used in domestic contexts, in little house shrines. This example depicts two men holding hands; one of them draws a boy, pos...

Art Booms After Arab Spring

ARTINFO | Posted 10.20.2011 | Arts

Recently, the news wire service Reuters reported on a prospering art market in Cairo, where work inspired by the uprising earlier this year against fo...

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, ...

Revolutionary Art In Egypt Gives Hope For The Future | Raja Abdulrahim, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Reporting from Cairo -- The news was only a couple of hours old and already the art of the revolution was being replaced with the art of the resignati...

Egyptian Museum Scare Settled As Antiquities Czar Lands Promotion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the aftermath of this weekend's security crisis at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Zahi Hawass, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of Antiquities, told...

Looters Damage Mummies, Artifacts In Cairo Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now "under military guard" (AP) in response to an attempted loot...