Ahmed Moustafa

Ahmed Moustafa integrates his inner experiences with experiences of external reality, with a masterly fusion of classical European painting techniques and the exacting discipline of Islamic calligraphy. This rich visual…

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The Artist

Ahmed Moustafa is an artist and scholar of international repute and now a leading authority on Arabic art and design. Initially trained as a figurative artist in the neoclassical European…

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Ahmed Moustafa was born in 1943, in Egypt’s coastal hub of Alexandria at a time when the world was engulfed by war. Between 1949 and 1961, when Egypt – and…

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Press Releases

In many ways we might regard Ahmed Moustafa and the work of his studio as an exemplary link between Islamic and European cultures. A conversation with him soon reveals the…

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1980 Islamic Cultural Centre, London (Inauguration of the Exhibition Hall) One man exposition 1983 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford One man exposition Biennale, Grand Palais, Paris Exhibition of Tapestries - group exposition…

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Museum Collections

The Contemporary Islamic Collection The British Museum The Oriental Department Ashmolean Museum, Oxford The Museum of Modern Arts Alexandria, Egypt The Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts Alexandria, Egypt…

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