Mohamed Aksouh /    Mohamed Aksouh

Algeria 1934

Abstract Art

Mohamed Aksouh
Mohamed Aksouh
May 4, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

Mohamed Aksouh was born on 1 June 1934 in Saint-Eugène, a municipality west of Algiers. He frequents at Ruisseau the school of La Corderie which, occupied from 1942 by the Anglo-American troops, only works two hours for a few days a week. Apprentice as of the age of fourteen years he is from 1948 blacksmith locksmith2, N 1 in the metal constructions Garcia. Having lost the first phalanxes of the two indexes, a few years later, during an accident at work, he was exempted from military service. From 1958 to 1960 he then worked as a railwayman.

Featured image: Mohamed Aksouh – Untitled – image courtesy of Realites Nouvelles