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Chehata, Faruklocked


Egyptian, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Alexandria.

Engraver (wood).

Having graduated from Alexandria's school of fine arts, Faruk Chehata was immediately hired as tutor in the same school. A skilled wood engraver, he uses the stark contrast between black and white obtainable using this technique to produce highly stylised images based on symbolic representations, such as ...

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