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Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 09 - 10 - 2013

Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 2514 2581
An exhibiton showcases the newspapers issued during the 6 October 1973 War (Closing 20 October).
The Art Lounge
An annex to Al MASAR gallery, Behler's Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8537/010 067 0705
A group exhibition at Al Masar Gallery's The Art Lounge is currently on show featuring paintings and sculptures by a fine selection of established and highly talented artists that have hold solo exhibitions at The Art Lounge gallery this year, some of which were their first solo exhibitions ever (Closing 15 October).

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 2739 0132/0144
*Hanager Art Centre
Exhibition of the 13th International Ceramic Symposium (Closing 13 October).

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin El-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo. Tel 2364 3103
A permanent exhibition of the centre's ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayamiya products.

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 2361 0511
“Arts for Peace and Freedom” exhibition is a celebration of peace, prosperity and freedom. Held in conjunction with Peace One Day – this exhibition is part of a global celebration of peaceful co-existence, harmony, tolerance and understanding. For the purpose of this exhibition, Danish and Egyptian artists have brought together various expressions of conflict and oppression en route to peace and freedom in a mixed medium extravaganza of sound, color and form. Participating artists are: Martin Nore, Simone Aaberg Kaern, Hady Boraey, Marwa Adel, Hany Rashed and Hossam Dirar (Closing 24 October).

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
4D, El Gezira Str. 11211 Zamalek, Cairo Egypt, Tel 2735 9750
“Urban Visions”, the exhibition includes the work of three talented young Egyptian artists Ahmed Sabry, Ali Abdel Mohsen and Ramy Dozy. This show aims at catching the mythological dimension of the city, as well as the voices of its real or imaginary inhabitants (running until the end of October).

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 2514 7475
The permanent exhibition of the handicrafts centre products including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.

Italian Cultural Institute
3 Al Sheikh Al Marsafi Street, Tel 2735 5423/2735 8791
“Universal Signs”, an exhibition of water-colour paintings by Italian artist Eugenio Galli (10-16 October).
8 Champollion St, Downtown. Tel: 2578 4494/0100 1704554
*”Made in Lebanon”, an exhibition of paintings by Marwa Al-Shazli in which the artist paints the Lebanese pop divas, those who are being produced mainly in Beirut but also in Cairo and represent one of the cultural prides of Lebanon (Closing 17 October).
*”This is a Dream Come True”, in this exhibition artist Ali Abdel-Mohsen uses line drawings and acrylic color on the surfaces of cardboard boxes to convey his impressions of decline in contemporary Egypt: on the political, social and human level. His works depict a savage and dystopian universe where man must struggle for survival. A self-taught artist, he chooses the medium of disused cardboard boxes as a way of conveying the primitive aesthetics of his message (20 October-7 November).
Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC)
23, Talaat Harb, Downtown Cairo, Tel 2393 3396/2396 0071
“Spirit of Gandhi in Egypt”, an exhibition held to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi on 2 October. The exhibition will contain prize winning entries for the poster competition which was conducted by the Indian Embassy in 2012 under the title “Did you sense the Spirit of Gandhi in Tahrir?” as well as caricatures on Mahatma Gandhi by prominent artists of the Egyptian Caricature Society. The exhibition of posters consists of a symbolic number of colourful designs from India, Egypt and other African countries received by the Embassy for the poster design contest which was launched on 2nd of October, 2012. About 20 of these posters will be exhibited. The Egyptian winner, Amr Shaalan, who visited the National Institute of Design in India as part of his prize, will give a short presentation on his experiences. The exhibition will also see a selection of caricatures on Mahatma Gandhi, including various facets of his life, by prominent artists of the Egyptian Caricature Society (2-10 October).

30 Hassan Assem St, off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 2736 7544/ Mob: 010 14587179
“Moving Forward”, an exhibition of paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali (20 October-10 November).

The Photographic Gallery
The American University in Cairo, New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 2615 3318
“EuropeanPressphoto Agency: Current Images”, a group exhibition presents a series of photographs from the vast archival collection of The European Pressphoto Agency, that contains over three million images. These powerful photographs taken by epa's leading photographers covers hard news, sports, entertainment, current events, and international issues from January 2012 until the present (9 October-7 November).

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 2735 1240
“Masterpieces XI: Collective Summer Exhibition 2013”, for the eleventh consecutive year the gallery presents an exclusive collection of paintings and sculptures for the most prominent artists including among others Abdel Rahman Al-Nachar,
Abdel Wahab Abdel Mohsen, Adel Mostafa, Armen Agop, Ayman AL-Semary, Ayman Saadawy, Rabab Nemr, Farghali Abdel- Hafiz, Zeinab Al-Sagini, Farouk Hosny, Gazbia Sirry and Gamal Al-Sagini (Closing 30 October).

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