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/ Gypsum Gallery
View of Basim Magdy’s “Measuring the Last Breaths of Time on a Fading Scale,” Gypsum Gallery, Cairo, 2014.
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Daniel Horn

Carried by the city’s intense traffic leaving behind the decrepit bronze colossus that is downtown Cairo, a cab ride from battered Tahrir Square to the lusher, more affluent Zamalek neighborhood feels like a prelude to Basim Magdy’s most recent exhibition. Gypsum Gallery is located on the sprawling metropolis’s green lung,... continue reading
View from Gypsum Gallery showing Doa Aly, “House of Sleep,” Cairo, 2013.
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Sarah Rifky

The limelight on political struggle, uprisings, and Egypt’s “revolutions” over the last three years has eclipsed the otherwise unprecedented number of recent art initiatives surging in Cairo amidst the tumult. However, for many years, the capital’s growing art milieu has lacked a serious commercial gallery to introduce artists to markets,... continue reading

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