Collection: Tahia Halim

 

Born in Donkola, Sudan, 1919, Halim grew up in Cairo, Egypt, where her father was a laureate of King Fouad. She studied at Royal Palace, she worked with painter Hamed Abdallah, whom she married. Together they moved to Paris 1945 to further pursue their artistic studies at Julian Academy. Upon their return to Egypt 1951, Halim began exhibiting nationally and internationally, especially Venice Biennale 1955, 1960, and 1970. 

She was famous for her poetic and folkloric images of Egypt, especially Nubia. She is considered one of the masters of Expressive Movement 1960s Egypt.

Halim received numerous awards, including the Guggenheim Prize, the Golden Award from the Cairo Salon, the Medal of Arts and Sciences, and Arts Award from the High Institute of Culture. Her work was acquired by many private collectors in Egypt and abroad and Modern Art Museum in Cairo, and the Modern Art Museum in Stockholm. She passed away in 2003. 


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