Description - Anna's Egypt by Anna Boghiguian
Anna Boghiguian is one of Egypt's foremost contemporary artists. Though she has travelled the globe recording her artistic reaction in drawings and paintings, her roads through India, Canada or France always lead back to the land of her birth, Egypt. Her drawings of Egypt reflect her emotional and spiritual responses to the country's many layers of history and myth and to the people who populate them. This personal presentation of Egypt shares both visual and verbal thoughts as it leads us on a tour of this land of fact and fiction through words that paint pictures and drawings that tell stories. This book is as much about the artist as it is the land.
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(240mm x 220mm x 11mm)
The American University in Cairo Press
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Author Biography - Anna Boghiguian
Anna Boghiguian, born in Cairo in 1946, graduated from the American University in Cairo in economics and political science in 1969, then studied art under Fouad Kamel in Egypt. She obtained her BFA in visual arts and music from Concordia University, Montreal. She has held many exhibitions in Egypt, Yemen, France, Greece, and Canada, and has illustrated many books including editions of Ungaretti and Cavafy for the French publisher Fata Morgana, who also published her own book Images of the Nile in early 2000, part of a projected series called Rivers of the World to include volumes on the Ganges and the Mekong. For the American University in Cairo Press she has illustrated Farewell to Alexandria by Harry E. Tzalas (March 2000) and created a series of twenty covers for editions of novels by Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz.