HIGHLIGHTS from ‘Ahmed Morsi: Pictures From A New York Album’

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HIGHLIGHTS from ‘Ahmed Morsi: Pictures From A New York Album’ HIGHLIGHTS from ‘Ahmed Morsi: Pictures From A New York Album’ Cairo’s Gypsum Gallery is currently exhibiting the work of Egyptian artist, poet and critic Ahmed Morsi. (Supplied) Short Url HIGHLIGHTS from ‘Ahmed Morsi: Pictures From A New York Album’ ‘Ahmed Morsi: Pictures From A New York Album’ is taking place at Cairo’s Gypsum Gallery Updated 20 November 2020 Follow @arabnews ‘Subway III’ Cairo’s Gypsum Gallery is currently exhibiting the work of Egyptian artist, poet and critic Ahmed Morsi. The show, which runs until Dec. 7, is a prelude to the first Gypsum Books publication, “Ahmed Morsi: The Printmaking Years,” and includes work from a range of disciplines including photography, printmaking, drawing and painting. ‘Unnamed’ The 90-year-old artist was born in Alexandria, but moved in 1974 to New York, where he continues to paint and write.

The works in the exhibition are all post-1970 and, according to the gallery, are seen as “prompts” to Morsi’s printmaking practice, which began in 1976. ‘The Flying Horse’ This piece is part of a series Morsi created in the Nineties that was typical of the show’s themes of “exploring repetition and the singularity of ‘copies.’” The horse is a recurring symbol in Morsi’s work and this image...read more...