Mohsen Abou El-Azm is one of Egypt’s best living satirical painters | social expressionists. Born in 1958 in Fayoum, Abou Al-Azm graduated from the Fine Arts University in Cairo, where he now lives and works. Abou El-Azm is an expressionist who uses his art as a vehicle of social criticism. His dynamic and colorful composition generally portrays distorted and exaggerated human characters in mundane situations. Abou El-Azm translates his deep knowledge and love of the Egyptian character into witty, sarcastic works transmitting powerful emotions to the viewer, who can instantly assimilate. His paintings are like ‘hawadit’ | tales bringing out our humanity.