Mohamed Abla, one of Egypt's most esteemed contemporary artists, stands in front of a painting that was inspired by recent events in Egypt.
Mohamed Abla, one of Egypt's most esteemed contemporary artists, stands in front of a painting that was inspired by recent events in Egypt. Dana Smillie/MCT
Mohamed Abla, one of Egypt's most esteemed contemporary artists, stands in front of a painting that was inspired by recent events in Egypt. Dana Smillie/MCT

Egyptian artist's paintings foresaw protest scenes

May 09, 2011 5:01 PM