Egyptian graffiti art lives on after the revolution

Financial Times | Heba Saleh

Street artists are finding new outlets around the world for creative dissent. No art form has expressed the exuberance of feelings unleashed by Egypt’s 2011 revolution as vividly as graffiti. As central Cairo became the scene of protests and clashes between police and demonstrators during the turbulent first two years after the uprising, street art splashed on the city’s drab walls offered a powerful commentary on the unfolding events… Read more

Image: Ganzeer’s Cairo mural of a face-off between a tank and a bread delivery man © AP