Mohie-Eldin Hussein is considered a pioneer of contemporary Egyptian art in the fields of ceramics and sculpture. He played a significant role as Founder and Director of the Cairo International Biennale for Ceramics and the National Clay Forum, and also acted as mentor to exceptional young artists. His works represented Egypt abroad in numerous bienniales and exhibitions. Mohie-Eldin Hussein explored form and color in a highly creative fashion, and mastered the use of both old and contemporary ceramic techniques. His distinctive style brought ceramics to the forefront of the plastic arts movement.

A Creative Journey is a permanent exhibition at the BA of the works of Mohie-Eldin Hussein. Inaugurated in February 2007, it displays a superb collection of 87 works of art donated by the artist to the BA.