Adel El-Siwi was born in 1952 in Behera, Egypt. From 1970 to 1976, he studied medicine at Cairo University and conducted independent studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Egypt. In 1980, he relocated to Milan, where he lived and worked for a decade before moving back to Cairo.
El-Siwi has had a number of solo exhibitions, notably at Artspace (Dubai, UAE, 2007 and 2012); Galerie Inception (Paris, France, 2012); and Artspace London (UK, 2013). He has participated in the Cairo, Sharjah, and Venice Biennales (in Egypt, the UAE, and Italy). El-Siwi’s work has also been included in a number of group exhibitions, including Rencontres Africaines, Institut du monde arabe (Paris, France, 1994); Transafrican Art, Orlando Museum (FL, US, 2000); and Word into Art: Artists of the Modern Middle East, organized by the British Museum (Dubai, UAE, 2008).
El-Siwi was invited by Le Laboratoire: Sculpture Urbaine to project his work onto historical buildings in Rio de Janeiro, Grenoble, and Algiers. In addition to his career as a visual artist, El-Siwi has translated numerous historical art texts by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Paul Klee into Arabic.
The following conditions of sale describe the relationship between the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA and the buyers, prospective buyers, and bidders for the Keyword: Palestine II Art Exhibition and Auction which will begin on March 2nd, 2020, and end on December 31st, 2020. By using this website to buy, bid, or inquire about any artwork, you agree to be bound by these conditions.
When you place a bid on any artwork, you are accepting personal liability for the purchase price, any applicable taxes, any and all shipping and packing costs, and all other applicable charges. Any artwork bought by residents of the District of Columbia will be subjected to a 6% sales tax on the market value of the artwork. All U.S. resident buyers can claim tax deductions on amounts that exceed the market value of the artwork. Market value of artwork is their starting value.
Bid winners can pick up the artwork they bought from the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA or have the Institute arrange for shipment, however, reiterating, that the buyer is responsible for all packing and shipment costs.
There will be ten (10) bidding cycles. Each cycle will close on the last day of the month at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (USA) at which time the highest bidder for the art will be notified of their winning bid.
Please note that all bids are final once submitted and may not be cancelled or modified by you, except with our express written consent under circumstances that we consider appropriate at our sole discretion. Please also note that all sales are final.