Hussein Amin Bicar (1913-2002) was one of Egypt's most prominent artists of the 20th century. Hussain is credited for initiating a style of journalistic art that elevated illustrating for news papers to a level close to that of the fine art. Bikar’s portraits and oil paintings depicting graceful Egyptian peasants, Nubian scenes, his native Alexandria and Egyptian Pharaonic themes.
Bicar was a major figure in the art of scene of Cairo for more than 50 years. As a musician, poet, painter, teacher, illustrator, reporter and storywriter, Bicar has given and continues to give great pleasure to millions of people. View Artist Collection