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Mohamed Abla | Identity

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Born in Mansoura, Egypt, in 1953, Mohamed Abla graduated in 1977 from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Alexandria. Abla studied in Zurich's Bauhaus Oriental School and traveled extensively in Germany. In the early 80’s, he studied graphics in both Switzerland and Austria. Abla held his first solo exhibition in 1977 in Egypt, and then in 1979 his first solo international exhibition in Germany. His continuous traveling has given him a broad exposure to the international art scene and a chance to study and exhibit in European galleries. He’s also the recipient of many prestigious awards and Biennale Prizes.