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Essam Marouf, 1958 | Abstract Minimalist painter

  • "… I see my art as more universal. It’s mixed from Egypt, Italy, Holland and the world. It is not a cultural statement, it is a human story…"

  • "With minimalism in form and colour I try to give my paintings the inner power and spiritual energy. The two factors that give - in my eyes- paintings their inconceivable power" - Essam Marouf.

Essam Marouf was born in Cairo in 1958, studied painting from 1976 at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Helwan University in Cairo and graduated in 1981 at the Mural Painting Section.
From 1982 until 1985 Essam Marouf studied at Accademia di Belle Arti in Roma.
He lives and works between Cairo and Amsterdam.

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Omar Sharif: Doctor Zhivago star, dies at 83

Omar Sharif, the Egyptian matinee idol who enthralled audiences around the world with his performances in the sweeping David Lean epics Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia, has died. He was 83.
Sharif, who also was known for playing the smooth gambler/con man Nicky Arnstein opposite Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl (1968) and its 1975 sequel, died of a heart attack this afternoon in a hospital in Cairo, his longtime agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. It was reported in May that Sharif had been battling Alzheimer's.


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Hossam Dirar, 1978 | Abstract Mixed Media painter


Hossam Dirar was born and raised in Cairo, a city whose rich heritage has been a huge inspiration.
Education:
BA Fine Art, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, 1995-2000;
Graduated with honours, and won best Graduation project amongst all entries.
Major studies: Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking, and Mixed Media.
Minor Studies: Product Design, Photography, Multimedia, Textiles and Ceramics.
He is a graduate of Helwan University where he received the highest marks of his year for his graduation project. A multi-disciplinary artist working across painting, photography, installation, video and graphic design.
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Egypt - Land of the Gods and Pyramids

The ancient Egyptian name of the country was Kemet (km.t), which means "black land". Ancient Egyptians also called there county t-mry: "Beloved Land" or "Land of Gods". Travel back in time to a place that has left its imprint and impact on humanity forever. Discover the ancient metaphysical civilization of Egypt whose advanced knowings and technologies continue to baffle our conservative scientific community today. A visit to this awe-inspiring destination is to journey into immortality. At no other period of known history has a civilization left behind so many clues and riddles that could answer mankind's deepest searchings of today. Seven thousands years ago, the ancient Egyptians waged a war against time and mortality. Today, humanity can look at this awesome and ancient civilization and proudly declare victory!
Ancient | Egypt - Land of the Gods and Pyramids