Within the sixth version of Lasting Impressions, Sharjah Artwork Museum proudly presents the distinguished Egyptian artist George Bahgory.
Bahgory was born in 1932 within the village of Bahgora, Egypt. Throughout greater than 50 years of his inventive profession, Bahgory turned extra than simply the Grandfather of Caricature. He’s additionally a painter, a sculptor, a novelist, a youngsters books author, and an actor.
Bahgory is generally well-known for his political satire, which individuals associated and seemed ahead to in Al Ahram Newspaper. He’s additionally identified for reflecting well-liked Egyptian sentiments, like his many stunning portrayals of the Egyptian legend, Um Kulthoum.
In 1949 Bohgory attended the college of Tremendous Arts in Cairo and he moved to Paris in 1969. He refers to his relocation to Paris as his rebirth, and his 35 years of freedom. His background as an Higher Egypt Villager and the time he spent in France created the sensible artist that he’s in the present day, along with his expertise and data in numerous creative disciplines. Bahgory’s artwork is a really distinctive mixture of traditional and modern artwork with a comical twist.
In his retrospective, we current to you greater than 90 works, some date again to the 1950s when he was a pupil, till his newest works, in numerous vary of mediums. We hope to not solely current the artworks of the artist George Bahgory, but additionally the story of the outstanding humble human being that he’s.
Nov 11 2015
Sharjah Art Museum