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High-Tech Lights Bring Color Back to the Met's Temple of Dendur

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s sandstone Temple of Dendur is a fan favorite among visitors to the museum. But what many who enter the temple’s preserved chambers don’t know is that its elaborate carvings and hieroglyphs were once colorfully painted. 582 more words


Improvisation #4

Finally!!  I’ve been working on this in my mind for a month.

When I saw Nina’s drawing, I immediately saw pharaohs, so I needed some references I could cut out. 72 more words


Khaled Hafez: Telling a Story in 10 Engaging Chapters

Khaled Hafez paints a beautiful story in his current exhibition Codes of Hermes .

In Codes of Hermes, Khaled Hafez proposes a series of mixed media paintings, coded with personal experience that continuously explore notions of identity, the intimate, migration and the struggle of wealth and power, all visually coded in pictographs, ideograms and—at times—déjà vu banal symbols from the consumer goods culture. 565 more words