1-30 Sept 2009. This exhibition pays homage to El-Hussein Fawzy (1905-1990), an Egyptian painter who was also well known in the Middle East for his pioneering work in the field of graphic art.
In fact from the 1950s to the 1970s Fawzy was a renowned book and press graphic artist. He founded the department of graphic arts at the faculty of fine arts of Helwan University in Egypt and served as director of the department until his retirement.
Fawzy was awarded the State Prize and Order of Sciences and Arts in 1963 and in the same year he won the lithography prize at the Alexandria Biennial. In 1989 he was awarded the State Prize of Merit.