Gillian Mciver writes, makes art and films. She wrote 'Art History for Filmmakers' (Bloomsbury Press) and lives at www.artsite.org.uk Her main blog is at www.theartraveller.com London
British Egyptian artist Nazir Tanbouli ushered in 2021 with a solo show of paintings at Cairo’s Picasso gallery.
Islam Zaher is a painter whose work strongly references sculpture. The paintings in the show Passive Constructions are not pictures ‘of’ sculptures, but they reference sculptural forms and the materiality of objects in space
Portraits and cityscapes by the Egyptian figurative painter Omar El Fayoumi.
I went out to see if the coronavirus experience had motivated any of east London’s street artists to respond to our current situation.