Mohammed Abouelouakar

December 2016. Galerie Atelier 21, Casablanca, Morocco. In the company of artist painter Mohammed Abouelouakar who only exhibits once every 3 or 4 years, a real hermit whose paintings (here “playing cards”) revive old Sufi tales and other pagan or ecumenical, Arab, Russian or Byzantine inspired mythologies, now very largely eliminated from Moroccan culture. He is undoubtedly one of the most underrated artists in his own country, although he has the stature of the greatest – uncompromisingly impervious to fashion, totally focused on his vocation as a nomadic storyteller. God will recognize his own.


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