Thursday 15 October 2020
I wrote – Manal Al-Jyoushi:
Photography – Farid Qutb:
The funeral of the great artist Mahmoud Yassin, who left our world yesterday morning, Wednesday, after a struggle with illness, took place at the age of 79.
Here we show you the most prominent shots from the funeral that took place at the police mosque in Sheikh Zayed:
Upon the arrival of the dead artist’s body, his wife, Shahira, collapsed and went into a fit of crying.
A large number of art stars were keen to attend the funeral, most notably Ashraf Zaki, Mahmoud Hamida, Khaled Al-Nabawi, Ahmed Al-Sakka, Hussein Fahmy, Jamal Abdel Nasser, Hani Salama, Amir Shaheen, Ayman Azab, Rashwan Tawfiq, Izzat Al-Alayli, Ashraf Abdel Ghafour.
The most prominent artists are Nadia Al-Jundi, Laila Alawi, Elham Shaheen, Dalal Abdel Aziz, Donia Abdel Aziz, Suzan Najm Al-Din, Mona Abdel-Ghani, Lebleba, Merit Hariri.
The body of the late artist appeared, wrapped in the Egyptian flag, as Mahmoud Yassin is considered one of the pillars of Egyptian art.
A large number of stars appeared, wearing masks, most notably Khaled Al-Nabawi, Shahira, Ahmed Al-Sakka, Muhammad Riyad, Nadia Al-Jundi, Laila Alawi, Hussein Fahmy.