The Venice Biennale in 2024 features nine Egyptian artists, showcasing a diverse range of styles and themes, showcasing Egyptian art history and culture. 

Mariam Abdel Aleem

Mariam Abdel Aleem, an Egyptian artist and teacher, excels in printmaking and explores various techniques, focusing on social themes and the everyday struggles of Egyptians.

Inji Efflatoun

Inji Efflatoun, born into a Turkish-Circassian family in Cairo, renounced socio-cultural privileges and became a feminist, Marxist, and anti-colonialist artist. She painted "Prisoner" during her imprisonment. 

Hamed Ewais

Egyptian artist Hamed Ewais, known for depicting working-class struggles, graduated from Cairo's School of Fine Arts in 1944 and studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid. 

Tahia Halim

The Aswan High Dam's construction led to Nubian villages disappearing and migration, resulting in Halim's paintings featuring three women with palm leaf motifs. 

Nazek Hamdi

Nazek Hamdi, an Egyptian artist, pioneered batik art in the Arab region with her 1955 painting, The Lotus Girl, featuring a patterned backdrop with lotus flowers. 

Effat Naghi

Effat Naghi, a renowned Egyptian artist, drew inspiration from Egyptian history and folklore, transforming her artistic style into bold colours, simplified forms, and figures, exemplified in her classical portrait bust. 

Mahmoud Saïd

Mahmoud Saïd, a prominent Egyptian artist, abandoned his judge's robe in 1947 to pursue his passion for art, focusing on captivating portraits featuring women, such as "Haguer" (1923), exhibited in 1924. 

Gazbia Sirry

Gazbia Sirry, a Cairo-born artist, gained fame in the 1950s, witnessing Egypt's Free Officers Revolution and socialist ideals under Gamal Abdel Nasser. Her 1962 work Portrait of a Nubian Family features a mother with four children. 

Ramsès Younan

Ramsès Younan, a painter, writer, and critic, signed the "Long Live Degenerate Art" manifesto in 1938 and co-founded the Art et Liberté group in 1939, promoting Egyptian surrealism.