Dream of the city

Dr. Amal Nasr   The murals of Eid are an evident visual register for the multiplicity of cultures, which have been received in Alexandria. That was a commutative cultural structure of multiple effluents. But they are amalgamated in the unique Egyptian soul with its binding nature, without any traces of discordance. All the murals of […]

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The Cities of Abd El-Salam Eid

Dr. Amal Nasr The idea of the city has been always a creative preoccupation for the Artist Abd El-Salam Eid. He may be concerned with the city space. It represents for him the most spacious, and appropriate exhibition ground for his monumental artworks, which are compatible with his contemporary concepts. Eid believes that the viewer […]

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Memoir Of Objects

Dr. Amal Nasr Abd El-Salam Eid possesses that sort of intuition, which takes him to the core of any stuff and acquaints him with their unique nature that would not be revealed through words. Here we agree with Bergson when he precisely defined intuition as a mental sympathy that brings us to the core of […]

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Human’s Portrait As a pathway to the soul

Dr. Amal Nasr   Man’s face is a front of the human soul … .through which, he receives the world, and send human communication’s signals. Abd El -Salam Eid processes a sympathetic and cheerful human nature enables him to easily establish a sort of spiritual relation between him and the others. He can receive many […]

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Building and Demolition Duality. “Dr. Amal Nasr”

Dr. Amal Nasr Abd El-Salam Eid shouldered his own way in a paralleled approach with the experience of Mounir Kanaan’s collage in Egypt. If the experience of Eid has known collage in the sense of raw materials and different things, he launched that needed capacity into his vast imagination, to encompass all things and raw […]

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Spontaneity and Expertise, The two Sides of Equation

During his plastic experience, Abd El Salam Eid embarked upon numerous paths. We remember here the eminent sculptor August Rodin (1840-1917) saying: “Art is a feeling or emotion, but without manual dexterity, emotion, whatever its vigor, would remain shackled”. Eid had possessed a dexterity that enabled him to launch unreservedly, and without verification, his artistic […]

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The Delight of Revelation. “Dr. Amal Nasr”

The Delight of Revelation Dr. Amal Nasr The Admission of Abd El – Salam Eid to the world of Art was not conforming to the classical concept of painting, as “the Art of coloring a flat surface”. He entered that domain with a liberated vision, aiming at experimentation and disclosure. He was not looking for […]

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Moving out of the frame. “Dr. Amal Nasr”

Moving out of the frame Dr. Amal Nasr Abd El –Salam Eid began, since the early seventies, to launch a group of significant works that have not only been a landmark in his artistic career, but also in the history of the contemporary Egyptian plastic art movement. He introduced an explicit challenge to the language […]

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Feeling, A gate way for Vision. “Dr. Amal Nasr”

Feeling A gate way for Vision Dr. Amal Nasr Feeling is the passage to the artistic domain of Abd El-Salam Eid. Through which we can interpret a wider scope of the artist’s conceptions that pay respect to the emotional side of Art as an experience, its insight into the world and objects, and the nature […]

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The Primary Art’s Visions. “Dr. Amal Nasr”

Abd El Salam Eid was born at El-Hadara, the pulsating heart of Alexandria, in popular surroundings that had been always thronged with noise and crowd with human warmth. He grew a contentious child, carrying within his personality an early challenge, persistence, and a sense of liberality, that remained a target to struggle for, along his […]

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