Cairo’s ArtTalks Egypt gallery founder Fatenn Mostafa-Kanafani has put together a charity exhibition titled “Doko Al-Jidran for #Palestine” in support of Palestinian children. Sixty-five emerging and established artists donated their works to the charitable initiative, which kicked off on May 25, with proceeds going to the Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1974 to support Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
Cairo charity art auction to raise funds for Palestinian children
The Alexandria-born artist’s artwork “Lost Heritage” is one of the pieces on display and for sale at the charitable exhibition. It is the most expensive piece from the artist.
Two oil paintings by the Libyan-born Palestinian contemporary artist are also up for grabs.
The 73-year-old artist contributed a painting of a woman meditating, which is selling for $770.
Born in Northern Egypt, the artist is known for his paintings of abstract sceneries in the North African country.
The Egyptian-French sculptor and painter donated his painting “Al-Rakassa,” which is selling for $10,000.
A 1970 piece by the Egyptian painter and women’s activist was donated by a private collector. It is selling for a staggering $150,000.