Wael Shawky

Myth and the epic drama of Medieval history are brought to life in Wael Shawky’s magisterial Cabaret Crusades. Loosely inspired by Amin Maalouf’s The Crusades Through Arab Eyes, the Egyptian artist’s mesmerizing trilogy deploys the puppetry of exquisite marionettes to chronicle the tragedies of war with sublime beauty and captivating ... More