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Egyptian surrealism: a case-study in global modernity 

By Negar Azimi

From Egyptian surrealism to Parisian pissoirs: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

By Anna Wallace-Thompson

The enduring popularity of the minor European god Bes

By Alastair Sooke

The New Museum launches an USD$80 million campaign and the Turner Prize shortlist is announced

Carved ebony head from Late Egyptian coffin, c.750–525 BCE. Courtesy: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The intertwining of life and death in poetry, art and nature

By Olivia Laing

The rise of online exhibition spaces and the documenting of social unrest

By Ben Eastham
Hassan Khan, THIS IS A DREAM, 2013. An exhibition of Khan’s work was included in D-CAF, Cairo, in 2014; courtesy: the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

Can Egypt’s NGOs survive repressive new legislation?

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Abandoned cinema  in the Sinai Desert, Egypt Courtesy Hotspot Media; photograph: Kaupo Kikkas

Sukhdev Sandhu on an abandoned cinema in the Sinai Desert

By Sukhdev Sandhu
Hrair Sarkissian, from the ‘Execution Squares’ series, 2008, archival inkjet prints, each 1.3 × 1.6 m

How artists and curators have responded to upheaval in the Arab world, from 1967 to the present day

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie