Mahmoud Pharouk Alladin
B. 11 January 1919
He has taught in Canada and the West Indies and travelled extensively.
Since 1944 his works have been shown in mixed and one-man exhibitions locally, in Britain, Spain, the United Slates, Canada, Sao Paulo and the Caribbean region. He is represented in collections in several countries. He has produced work on divers commissions and has been the recipient of important prizes and awards for his art and craft products and organizational work. Indeed, one of our most outstanding artists who derived his inspiration from the simple village folk- their joys and sorrows as well as their labours and customs. His subjects include genre scenes as well as experimental, non-objective expression in various media. His paintings were generally of an impressionist style.
Alladin was a gifted poet and writer and produced a series of research papers on local folklore, oral tradition, chants, dances and music. These still remain one of the leading sources for reference material.
Alladin also was a sculptor and proficient in many other crafts.
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