Exhibition Ibrahim Shahda, Marseilles

Ibrahim Shahda, who was born in Egypt but decided to live and work in France, is one of these major artists who has not yet the general recognition his work deserves.

I see mainly 2 reasons for this: he painted portraits, still lifes and landscapes in a time where abstract art ruled ; and he always refused concessions if he believed his art would suffer from them.

As in the 2009 exhibition which took place in Paris, the current exhibition focuses on portraits and self-portraits.

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