Mohamed Sabry

Cairo, 1917

 

  • Pioneer of pastel drawing
  • Professorship from San Fernando Academy, Madrid, Spain, 1952
  • Director of exhibitions at General Council of Art, Cairo
  • Assistant director and expert at the Egyptian Institute of Islamic Studies for 20 years, Madrid
  • Professor at the Academy of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Cairo
  • Member of Royal Academy San Fernando, Madrid, Spain, 1974
  • Member of Royal Academy San Carlos, Valencia, Spain, 1974

 

Exhibitions:

  • Held more than 60 solo exhibitions in: Egypt, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Morocco, Portugal

 

Prizes and Awards:

  • Science and Arts Award, 1st Class, 1974
  • 1st Prize Painting, Autumn Salon, Madrid 1964

 

Acquisitions:

  • Museums and private collections in Egypt and abroad

 

 

Mohamed Sabry is a pioneer and master of pastel drawing.  His works are noted for their delicate understanding of nature. The artist depicts lyrical landscapes and scenes of everyday life that make the people see the beauty of the world. In his artworks he expresses real light and color as well as his interpretation of it with a dazzling technique. The refractive nature of his pastels gives a sense of movement. His attention to detail is meticulous and his portrayal of life situations is accomplished with sensitivity and compassion.

Mohamed Sabry earned a professorship, and later membership, from the Royal Academy San Fernando in Madrid. He is also a member of the Royal Academy San Carlos in Valencia. For 20 years he was assistant director and expert at the Egyptian Institute of Islamic Studies in Madrid and then professor At the Academy of Applied Arts, Helwan University. Held more than 60 solo exhibitions in Egypt and most of European countries and received several prizes and awards.

His artworks adorn many museums, galleries and private collections in Egypt and abroad.

Artist: 
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