Friday, May 18

My Family, My People - Mohamed Abla

Yesterday i visited ARTSPACE London and checked out the exhibition by Mohamed Abla, an Egyptian Artist. I loved the illustrated wall in the entrance of the gallery, which brought the paintings together.

" Mohamed Abla's works are very much influenced by the images of the past, depicting a vast wealth of traditions and symbolism. His artworks form a story - a record of the past and present as if an entry into a diary recording events reflecting the changing course of his life." - quote from the programme.

The family paintings reminded me of looking through some old Lebanese photos at museums in Beirut, bringing back memories.

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