AHMED ABDEL WAHAB
Born in Tanta, Ahmed Abdel Wahab studied at the Faculty of fine of Arts in Alexandria where he acquired the knowledge and basic of Sculpture, under the supervision of two Masters Ahmed Osman and Gamal El Sageny.
A turning point in the career of abdel Wahab was in 1957, after his graduation, where he obtained a local scholarship at the Atelier of Luxor. It is in this Ancient Spiritual, piece of land, where Abdel Wahab was inspired, indeed this metaphysical inspiration was a feature reflected in all his work.
In 1968 Abdel Wahab obtained a scholarship to Italy where he joined the Studio of the artist Emilio Greco, and there, he got acquainted with the International Artistic Movement. A fact that influenced all his future work, but without compromising the spiritual aspect, so characteristic of Ancient Sculpture.
Typically Abdel Wahab's works are superior semi-divine figures whose richness and structure suggest a pure and Eternal Presence.