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Sabah Naim

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Clea Badaro, Susan Hefuna, Effat Nagy

1967 (age 54), Cairo, Egypt

Sabah Naim (born 1967) is an Egyptian multimedia artist.



Naim received her bachelor's in Fine Arts and her Master's in Fine Arts from College of Art Education in Cairo. She later completed her PhD also from the College of Art Education Naim has been a student of Egyptian artist Mohammed Abla. Naim uses the anonymity of the streets of Cairo as a source for her inspiration. Naim's works are located in the permanent collections of the British Museum in London, the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and in the Museum of Modern Egyptian Art, both in Cario.

Solo exhibitions

  • B21 Gallery Dubai 2008
  • Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples, Italy 2007
  • Karin Francis, Cairo, Egypt 2006
  • Cairo Atelier, Cairo, Egypt. 2004
  • Lia Rumma Gallery, Milan, Italy. 2004
  • 8th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba 2003
  • Part of Cairo Modern Art in Holland Circus theater, the Hague, Holland. 2001
  • The Institute, Cairo, Egypt. 2001
  • Gezira Arts Center, Cairo, Egypt 2000
  • Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt 2000
  • Cairo Atelier, Cairo, Egypt 1998
  • Group exhibitions

  • Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo 2014 Colby College Museum of Art, (anniversary of the first protests in (Tahrir Square)
  • Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Art Basel
  • Word into Art: Artists of the Modern Middle East 2006 The British Museum
  • 50th International Venice Biennale 2003 The Venice Biennale
  • References

    Sabah Naim Wikipedia

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