Media

Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings

Dec 10, 2016–Mar 19, 2017

Images

Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale, 2016. Installation view, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin. Image courtesy of the artist and Deutsche Bank KunstHalle
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World, 2011. Courtesy of artSümer, Istanbul; Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, The Dent, 2014. Commissioned by Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014. Collection of the Abraaj Group Art Prize
Basim Magdy, The Dent, 2014. Commissioned by Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014. Collection of the Abraaj Group Art Prize
Basim Magdy, The Everyday Ritual of Solitude Hatching Monkeys, 2014. Commissioned by Art in General, New York, in collaboration with HOME, Manchester
Basim Magdy, Expanding the Universe, 2008. Courtesy of hunt kastner, Prague
Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016. Courtesy of Gypsum Gallery, Cairo; hunt kastner, Prague; artSümer, Istanbul
Basim Magdy, Luck Takes An Unidentifiable Form At Sunrise, 2011. Deutsche Bank Collection
Basim Magdy, Every Decade Memory Poses as a Container Heavier than Its Carrier, 2013. Deutsche Bank Collection
Basim Magdy, They Come In Threes Like Fireworks, 2011. Courtesy of the artist
Basim Magdy, 2015. Photo: Deirdre O'Leary
Basim Magdy, The Dent, 2014.Commissioned by Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014. Collection of the Abraaj Group Art Prize
Basim Magdy, The Dent, 2014.Commissioned by Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014. Collection of the Abraaj Group Art Prize
Basim Magdy, _ The Everyday Ritual of Solitude Hatching Monkeys_, 2014. Commissioned by Art in General, New York, in collaboration with HOME, Manchester
Basim Magdy, They Come In Threes Like Fireworks, 2011.Courtesy of the artist
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings, MCA Chicago December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago