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Walid Abu Shakra

 (Born 1946)
Walid Abu Shakra is active/lives in England, Israel.  Walid Shakra is known for geometric abstract painting, landscape etching, decorative art.

Biography   Walid Abu Shakra


Walid Abu Shakra, Israeli, born in 1946, active in England

Walid Abu Shakra was born in Umm el-Fahm. He dropped out of high school to help support the family but signed up for art classes in Hadera. In 1967, he began to study at the Avni Institute in Tel Aviv. His early paintings featured geometric abstraction, inspired by Oriental decorative art.

In the mid-1970s, he moved to London, where he studied etching techniques. From the 1970s, he made etchings of landscapes based on photographed images.

Among his best-known works are the etching Landscape of my Village (1975) and his series of Mintarat al-Batten landscapes.

Education
1968-1971 Avni Institute, Tel Aviv-Yafo
1974-1976 Printing, Saint Martin   ...  Displaying 750 of 782 characters.

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