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MAHDAOUI, Nja (<i>born</i> 1937), Painter, draughtsman, calligrapher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAHDAOUI, Nja (born 1937), Painter, draughtsman, calligrapher

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Tunisian, 20th century, male.

Born 1937, in Tunis.

Painter, draughtsman, calligrapher.

Nja Mahdaoui graduated in 1965 in Rome. He works from traditional calligraphy, which he rigidly emulates to the extent of using genuine parchment, yellowed in places, for his support. He showed his work in many group exhibitions from 1966 onwards, especially in Rome, at the Alexandria Biennale, in Nice, Brussels, Paris, at the 1979 Arabic painting

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