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'Personage of Egyptian Vision' opens at AFD

Staff Correspondent

“Personage of Egyptian Vision”, a painting exhibition by Egyptian artist Dr. Walid Jahin opened yesterday at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD).

Renowned Egyptian artist Dr. Walid Jahin is displaying his artworks for the first time in Bangladesh. through the exhibit. He is a professor at the Alexandria University of Egypt from the Dept. of Fine Arts. As Dr. Walid puts it, his artistic transcendence started 15 years back deriving inspiration from the great Egyptian art, whose influences evolved into modernism and postmodern forms. He is known for bridging the gap between traditional Egyptian art forms and modern art forms. Best known for his modern art techniques, he has received many prestigious awards since 1996.  

Dorpon Art Foundation has brought Dr. Walid Jahin to Bangladesh for the exhibition, and an artistic workshop to be held in Alliance Française de Dhaka.

The exhibition will continue till September 13.

Published: 12:00 am Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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