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Khaled Hafez

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Mighty Hands of Gemmis, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 200 X 250 Cm © The Saatchi Gallery
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Sekhmets of Gemmanism, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 200 X 140 Cm © Almasar Gallery, Cairo
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Temple of Gem, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 150 X 200 © Courtesy of the artists
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Modena Chromosome, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 200 X 250 Cm © Galleria Idl Divano di george, Modena
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Still from the video "Revolution", 2006 Single Channel Video 4 Minutes © MuHKA MUseum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp
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God Himself Chromosome, 2005 Acrylic on Canvas 180 X 120 Cm © Galleria San Carlo, Milan
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Inversus Chromosome, 2005 Acrylic on Canvas 180 X 120 Cm
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Lifting Chromosome, 2005 Acrylic on Canvas 180 X 120 Cm © Galleria San Carlo, Milan
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Still from the video "Idlers' Logic", 2003 Experimental Video 24 Minutes © Courtesy the artist
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still from the video "Idlers' Logic", 2003 Experimental Video 24 Minutes © Courtesy the artist
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Temples of gem, 2008 © Galerie Caprice Horn
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Presidents & Superheroes, 2009 Video © Khaled Hafez
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Quick Facts
Statement

Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1963; lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.

From 1981 till 1990 followed the evening classes of the Cairo Fine Arts while studying medicine.

Since 1995 he leads a full time artist career.

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International group shows include:

Tarjamah / Translation, Queens Museum, New York, USA, 2009; Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece, 2009; Deconstructing Myths & Reality, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany, 2009; Icons Reloaded, Galerie ElyseeArts, Liege, Belgium, 2009; Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, 2009; Borderlines, Le Violon Blue Gallery, London, UK, 2008; Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China, 2008; Cairoscape, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, 2008; Neighbours in Dialogue, Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Skenderija Centre, Sarajevo, Bosnia, 2008; Om Kalsoum la quatrième pyramide, Institut du Mode Arabe, Paris, France, 2008; Collectiepresentatie XXI, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium, 2008; Trilogie Méditerranéenne: from Athens to Marseille to Cairo, Palais des Arts, Marseille, France, 2008; Italia: Arab Artists Between Italy & the Mediterranean, Italian Cultural Institute, Damascus, Beirut & Cairo, 2008; Gates of the Mediterranean, Palazzo Piozzo, Rivoli, Turin, Italy, 2008; Contact Zone, Bamako Museum of Art, Bamako, Mali 2007; The Present Out of the Past Millennia: Contemporary Art of Egypt, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2007; Recognize, Contemporary Platform, London, UK, 2007; This Day, Tate Modern, London, UK, 2007; Sharjah Biennale, UAE, 2007; Without Title, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium, 2007; Neighbours in Dialogue, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007; Singapore Biennale, Singapore 2006; Dakar Biennale, Senegal 2006; Images of the Middle East, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006; Mediterranean Encounters, Messina, Italy 2005; Dakar Biennale, Senegal, 2004, (Francophonie Prize); Cairo Modern Art in Holland, Fortiscircus Theater, Den Haag, Holland, 2001.

Public Collections:

The Saatchi Collection, London, UK

MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia

Mali National Museum, Bamako, Mali

Khaled Hafez is represented by:

Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin

Galleria San Carlo, Milan, Italy

Al Massar Gallery, Cairo, Egypt