Art Blossoming Across Cairo Since Egyptian Uprising

Art Blossoming Across Cairo Since Egyptian Uprising

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mural in PhiladelphiaA flowering of Egyptian art since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak is adding color to the capital Cairo and an upswing in business at the city’s galleries, as the pride, anger, and optimism of a long-frustrated generation plays out on canvas.

Much of the street art reflects pride in the movement that united Egyptians across class and religion to put an end to decades of calcified politics and a gaping rich-poor divide.

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