july, 2020

01julallday26sepMokhtar-Henein-Agop | 100 Years of Egyptian Sculpture

Mahmoud Mokhtar (Egypt, 1891–1934). Au Bord Du Nil, between 1923 and 1932, bronze, 119 cm height

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Event Details

Featuring sculptors, Mahmoud Mokhtar, Adam Henein and Armen Agop, Meem Gallery’s Summer exhibition looks at the last century of Egyptian sculpture, through three outstanding works.

Sculpture has always featured prominently in the rich history of Egyptian material culture. Stylised human, animal and hybrid forms decorated the tombs of the Pharaonic elite, and monumental structures paid homage to their many gods and kings. Considering this remarkable heritage, much of it still extant, it is little wonder that a stylistic continuum exists in modern and contemporary Egyptian sculpture.

Through these three works by sculptors spanning three generations, this exhibition focuses on the artistic legacy, continuum and development of Egyptian sculpture.

This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Adam Henein who sadly passed away on the 22nd of May 2020.

Courtesy of Meem Gallery

Time

July 1 (Wednesday) - September 26 (Saturday)

Location

Meem Gallery

Al Qouz, Dubai

Organizer

Meem Gallery[email protected]

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