Since the fall of former president Mubarak’s regime, Egypt’s art world is anticipating somewhat of a crisis.
Issues formerly regarded as taboo, such as corruption, sexuality and poverty, are now openly presented in Cairo’s art galleries.
There is, however, deep uncertainty as to how long it will last.
Local artist Weaam El-Masry, whose nude paintings are hazardous regarding the new forming tendencies, says she is worried about the prospect of the new government.
“They think art is forbidden.” says El-Masry.
Now what’s left to do is hope for the best, wait, see and paint.
After only a 20 minute helicopter ride over New York City, autistic artist, Stephen Wiltshire was able to draw the New York skyline, in pen, just from memory. Stephen is best known for his ability to draw a landscape after seeing it just once, from memory.
Never underestimate disabled person’s abilities, the are given special gift that make them equal to every fellow able bodied man or woman and way more valuable than those who dare to doubt them.