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Photos: Sculptor behind controversial ‘Egypt Rising’ statue apologizes
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Photos: Sculptor behind controversial ‘Egypt Rising’ statue apologizes

The sculptor behind the ‘Egypt Rising’ statue which sparked outrage across social media has apologized, stating that the work was…
Mohamed Salah phones sculptor Mai Abdallah
Culture

Mohamed Salah phones sculptor Mai Abdallah

  Egyptian sculptor Mai Abdallah, who made a statue for football player Mohamed Salah presented at the World Youth Forum…
Artist who received criticism for Salah statue defends herself
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Artist who received criticism for Salah statue defends herself

  Sculptor Mai Abdallah defended her sculpture of Egyptian football legend Mohamed Salah, currently being displayed at the World Youth…
Statue by Egyptian sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar discovered in Port Said
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Statue by Egyptian sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar discovered in Port Said

Port Said Governor, Adel al-Ghadban, announced the discovery of a statue of an Egyptian female farmer, known in Arabic as…
Statue of Marilyn Monroe at Cairo Opera House stirs controversy
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Statue of Marilyn Monroe at Cairo Opera House stirs controversy

A controversy erupted Tuesday on Egypt’s social media outlets following the circulation of photos of a statue of world-renowned late…
Mahmoud Mokhtar sculpture fetches record £725,000 at Sotheby’s auction
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Mahmoud Mokhtar sculpture fetches record £725,000 at Sotheby’s auction

A work by famous Egyptain sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar has sold for £725,000 at Sotheby's Auction House in London, far exceeding…
Record prices for paintings, sculpture eyed at NY auctions
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Record prices for paintings, sculpture eyed at NY auctions

With prices for top-tier works of art at an all-time high, records for paintings and sculpture appear certain to fall…
Authorities seize ‘sex’ statues coming into Egypt
Egypt

Authorities seize ‘sex’ statues coming into Egypt

Customs authorities at the Port Said seaport, east of Egypt, seized 1,290 statues on Monday that allegedly exhibited “indecent positions”,…
Profile: Faten El Disouky, a singular Egyptian sculptor
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Profile: Faten El Disouky, a singular Egyptian sculptor

One of Faten El Disouky’s works is a huge yellow cuboid of foam. It comes up to about waist-high, and…
The ‘Lost Gods’ exhibit promises historical insight, but ultimately disappoints
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The ‘Lost Gods’ exhibit promises historical insight, but ultimately disappoints

Visitors to the “Lost Gods” exhibition, currently showing at Darb 1718, are asked to dig through leather baskets of coarse…
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