Hassan Heshmat

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Hassan Heshmat (1920 – July 2006) was an Egyptian sculptor and founder of an individual school of sculpture. Born in Menouf, Egypt, he studied and graduated from the Porcelain Academy in Germany in 1958. His art reflects patriotic and emotional themes.

He became famous in June 2006 for an apparent attack on his art by a follower of Islamic Aniconism.[1]


  1. ^ "Egypt in fear of Islamic onslaught". The Telegraph India. Retrieved 2012-02-18.

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