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Palazzo Grassi : Youssef Nabil : Once Upon a Dream


As well as the Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibition – which will occupy the first floor of the exhibition space – Palazzo Grassi will also host a monographic exhibition dedicated to artist Youssef Nabil (Cairo, 1972), titled ‘Once Upon a Dream’, and curated by Matthieu Humery and Jean-Jacques Aillagon. Made after an ancient technique widely used for family portraits or film posters that once featured on the streets of Cairo, Youssef Nabil’s hand-painted photographs revive a legendary Egypt, between symbolism and abstraction. The search for the sources of identity, the ideological, social and political concerns of the twenty-first century, and melancholy for a distant past are key themes driving...

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