Ahmed Nawar

Ahmed Nawar

Artist-Painter
Born in Gharbia, Egypt in 1945, Ahmed Nawar is a prominent artist who's journey, studies, and experiments contributed in swaying the formula of art and influenced the movement in modernism in the region for over 40 years. Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Art, Cairo University (1967), obtained a “Professorship” in Painting from St Fernando Academy-Madrid (1975) and holds the position of Head of the Ministry of Culture, Sector of Fine Arts since 1988, Nawar's figurative injected with geometric sharp shapes, whether in paintings or installations, breaks down the connection between humanity and civilization, provokes the audience's emotions, feelings to act in response of rapid transformation and be part of the change or be the change itself. Nawar held several important posts in the course of his life as an artist such as Head of the Museums Sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt from 1994 to 1999, General Supervisor of the Nubia Saving Fund from 1996 to 1998, Dean and founder of the Faculty of Fine Art at Menia University, Egypt from 1982 to 1988, Head of the Graphic Department at the Faculty of Fine Art at same university from 1983 to 1988, Adviser to the National Centre for Research from 1980 to 1983 and Adviser to the People’s Assembly since 1999. After his first solo exhibition in Cairo Atelier in 1965, Nawar's held 80 solo exhibitions and over 100 collective exhibitions, art fairs and biennales in Egypt, Norway, Sweden, Spain, France, Kuwait, Iraq, Italy, USA, Cuba, UAE, Austria, Jordan, Morocco, Brazil, Canada, UK and Belgian just to name a few between 1969 and 2012. Nawar supervised many theses for master degree and PhD in different faculties of art in Egypt, published articles in art criticism, and received several awards and prizes including The Golden Sail Prize for print in Kuwait International Biennale (1987) and Special prize of excellence for “Egypt of the 21st Century” in the first session Beijing International Art Biennale (2004). His work is acquired in private collections and by museums and institutes across the Middle East and worldwide such as Museum of Modern Art in Cairo, Museum of Contemporary Art in Madrid, Private collection of Fredrikstad in Norway, Malaga University in Spain, The Ministry of Culture in France (the acquisition decision was made by the committee of creativity) and Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar.
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Acrylics & Models
Human & Energy
60 H x 60 W cm
1990
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Acrylics & Models
Egypt Hope
60 H x 60 W cm
2018
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Acrylics on Toile
Cold & Peace
60 H x 60 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
The will of a Homeland
40 H x 66 W cm
2017
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Playing
60 H x 60 W cm
2009
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Acrylics on Toile
Breath of Light 3
100H x 100 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
Exhalation of Fire 2
60 H x 60 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr Ascension
100 H x 100 W cm
2009
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Acrylics on Toile
The Attack
100 H x 100W cm
2009
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Acrylics on Toile
The Rise of the Martyr
210 H x 210 W cm
2014
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Acrylics on Toile
Cold & Peace
167 H x 167 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
The will of Homeland
167 H x 167 W cm
2016
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Acrylics on Toile
The Rise of the Martyr
210 H x 210 W cm
2014
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Acrylics on Toile
Breath of Light 1
167 H x 167 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
Earth Moaning
100 H x 100 W cm
2013
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Playing - 2009
100 H x 100 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
Breath of Light 2 - 2013
100 H x 100W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
Exhalation of Fire 1 - 2011
60H x 60W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Rise of The Martyr - 2014
100 H x 100 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition 9 - 2009
60H x 60W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition - 2010
60H x 60W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition - 2009
60H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
Exhalation of Fire 2- 2013
60H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition - 2009
60H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
Crossing - 2009
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition - 2009
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Victory Composition - 2009
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
2016
167 H x 167W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
Crossing - 2009
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 2014
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 2014
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 2014
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 2014
60 H x 60 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 10 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 9 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 8 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 7 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 6 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 5 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 4 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 3 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 2 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Acrylics on Toile
The Martyr’s Musical Ceremony 1 - 2014
70 H x 70 W cm
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Drawing & Water Color on paper
The Martyr – Spain 1972
35 H x 35 W cm
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