Tag Archive: art

M is for Murals…Murals for Martyrs

Street art in Cairo thrives during the Egyptian revolution – much of which commemorates the hundreds who lost their lives in the uprising which ousted former President Hosni Mubarak. Simon Hanna, with Ahram… Continue reading

B: Batik

B is for Batik From the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center, where these photos were taken in April of 2009: “In contrast to weaving, batik requires fast work. Its use of molten wax… Continue reading

M: Murals

M is for Murals And, yes, while murals adorned the walls of ancient Egyptian tombs, beautiful scenes are still painted on walls today. This is part of a unique mural recently painted on… Continue reading