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essam marouf ‘a moment out of time’
up in the air, travelling between different cultural mentalities with attendant social codes, essam marouf [cairo, egypt, 1958] found a mental asylum. recurrent motives in his work are based on family ties, luxury goods and ideals of beauty. in his paintings and drawings he researches into his personal relationship to the seduction of lifestyle magazines' and advertisements' idealized worlds. His methods of creation consist of searching, building and destroying. read more
opening: saturday 1 january 2000 from 17:00 to 19:00 hrs
exhibition runs until 30 january 2000