(1912 - 2002)
Hussein Bicar was active/lived in Egypt. Hussein Bicar is known for painting.
Biography Hussein Bicar
Born in 1913 in Alexandria, Egypt, Hussein Bicar graduated from Cairo's School
of Fine Arts in 1933 and taught in Morocco. From there, he traveled
extensively in Europe, gaining inspiration for his drawings. Adept
at drawing for children, Bicar also became a foreign correspondent who
wrote and illustrated stories of his travels. He produced sketches of
news and feature subjects when photography was not common in his
In his later years, Bicar was better known for painting
portraits, particularly of women. He also wrote criticism and taught
for many years at Cairo's Fine Arts Academy, where he advised students
that the eye alone cannot catch the complex feelings in a painting. "
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