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  • When Art Becomes Liberty

    The short-lived Egyptian Surrealist movement is having a popular moment, with three concurrent – and unrelated – exhibitions taking place in Paris, Sharjah, and Cairo. The Cairo iteration, on display at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture's Palace of Arts, was the second part, that began with a conference hosted by...

  • The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

    Over three days (26–28 November, 2015) at the American University in Cairo, 23 presentations sought to offer a range of uncovered histories of the Egyptian Surrealists adn the Art and Freedom Group, a cohort of artists and writers assembled by Georges Henein in Cairo in 1938. Alexandra Stock reports from...