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Me among the Pharaohs (again)

Two years ago I was in the British Museum, live-painting in close proximity to the great artefacts of ancient Greece and Egypt. And back in 2011 I was in the Petrie Museum of Egyptology at the University of London, exhibiting … Continue reading

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New tapestry work almost complete

I’m very excited about this: My Tapestry work in progress in the craft-space in Khayameya St in Cairo.   The tapestries behind are more typical of the craft, and they are beautiful. However I want to see how my art … Continue reading

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Khyameya Art by Nazir Tanbouli: the relationship between art and craft

As a British Egyptian artist I can see both the permanent Egyptian in me, and the influence wrought by years of living and studying in the UK and working in Europe. Both Egypt and Britain are reflected in my work. … Continue reading

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