Untitled, 1971

Untitled, 1971
Watercolour on paper
16.5 x 9.3 cm
Collection of Adam Henein Foundation, Cairo
Photo: Adam Henein Foundation


Sharjah Art Foundation, in collaboration with Sharjah Museums Authority, presents the exhibition Lasting Impressions: Adam Henein, a survey of the artist’s paintings and sculptures from the 1950s until today. Recognised as one of the most prominent sculptors in the Arab world, Henein uses simple lines and abstract forms to create sculptures and modernist figures in a poetic manner. Curated by Sheikha Noora Al Mualla, this exhibition showcases more than 70 works referencing universal themes, Egyptian heritage, and Ancient Egyptian symbols.

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