|Aphrodite by Clea Badaro.|
|A 2007 photograph of the wrecked studio behind the Villa Ambron where Clea Badaro painted.|
But this new exhibition changes that. The Gulf News writes:
The visual narrative continues with a selection of portraits and landscapes from different decades and different parts of the Arab world that indicate how quickly the artists moved to a more accurate depiction of their own culture and surroundings. The eclectic collection includes works that are significant in the personal journeys of the artists or in the art history of this region, such as an early portrait by Syrian artist Marwan Kassab Bachi, painted soon after he moved to Germany, and depictions of the changing urban and rural landscapes by masters such as George Sabbagh, Saliba Douaihy, Yousef Kamel and European Egyptian artist Clea Badaro.
|Clea Badaro, centre, with other Alexandrian artists.|