A Paradigm of Colors

A review of the fascinating world of art and its makers

Martyrs on the wall

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Artists Ammar Abu Bakr, Hanaa El Deighem and fine arts professor, Alaa Awad are protesting the martyrs of the Egypt revolution including the 71 people that were killed in the football stadium riots by painting portraits and murals on Mohamed Mahmoud Street and on the walls of the American University in Cairo.

Thanks suzeeinthecity for documenting these beautiful paintings.


A wall next to the AUC entrance, full of faces of martyrs


Marwan the Martyr of El Matareya


rom the right: Martyr Ahmed Osama, Martyr Mahmoud ElGhandour


All photos by suzeeinthecity


Read more about this mural on artforum source: revolution graffiti

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Written by jenniferloftis

March 5, 2012 at 11:59 am

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  1. This is really amazing! Glad it was captured!!

    kaie w. bird

    March 6, 2012 at 9:08 am

    • I know! There are many more pictures of these portraits and murals. I may have to do another post of them soon. Glad you enjoyed them!

      jenniferloftis

      March 6, 2012 at 10:27 am


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