Category Archives: Luxor

Beginnings and a proposal البدايات واقتراح

It is now ten years since I first travelled to a small community on the southern edge of Luxor with a view to making a series of portraits of the people I met, and of those families I got to … Continue reading

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Drawn to Drypoint – An Egyptian Selection

A selection of Egyptian inspired etchings and drypoints are now available to buy directly from Drawn to Drypoint. Please visit adelewagstaff.co.uk for more information.

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Luxor Portraits الأقصر صور A Journal مجلة

***** It has been a scorching few days during my most recent visit to Luxor, 45 degrees in the shade and goodness knows what it has been under the full sun. Now as we head back north, we follow the … Continue reading

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The 2nd Upper Egypt Salon, Luxor 2014

While in Luxor recently I was really pleased to be able to view the 2nd Upper Egypt Salon at the Faculty of Fine Art in it’s last days and it was great to be able to attend the closing party … Continue reading

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Ma’a as-salāma Luxor

It is always with sadness that I leave the wonderful city of Luxor, but this time seems particularly pronounced after seeing how her people are suffering. I have visited Luxor a number of times since the revolution and this is … Continue reading

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A New Day: Morning Light Luxor

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2012

It was a busy start to 2012 with the exhibition ‘Luxor: People & Places’ opening at the Petrie Museum UCL during the first week of the new year. The exhibition ran for four months and again it was wonderful to … Continue reading

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Prints from sculpture-inspired drawings

The second of this two-part article on work inspired by Egypt is now available in the December issue of The Artist. This part discusses prints made from drawings inspired by sculpture and wall reliefs, and the print processes used for … Continue reading

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A return to Luxor

I returned to Luxor in late October looking forward to some warmth and sunshine, at last. It was just before the Feast of Eid al-Adha, the feast of the Sacrifice. Everyone was in good spirits, a time when families get … Continue reading

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Portraits from Egypt

The first of a two-part article which discusses the practicalities and experiences of working further afield is now available in the November issue of The Artist. A number of my Egyptian portraits feature alongside practical tips and points for working in … Continue reading

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