Mohamed Mrabet

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Mohammed Mrabet (real name Mohammed ben Chaib el Hajam; born March 8, 1936) is a Moroccan author, artist and storyteller of the Ait Ouriaghel tribe in the Rif region.[1][2]

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Mohamed Mrabet
Born (1936-03-08) March 8, 1936 (age 87)
Tangier, Morocco
Known forAuthor, Painting

Mrabet, mostly known in the West through his association with Paul Bowles, William Burroughs and Tennessee Williams, is an artist of intricate felt tip and ink drawings in the style of Paul Masson or Joan Miró, which have been shown at various galleries in Europe[3] and America.[4] His art work is comparable with that of his contemporary Jillali Gharbaoui (1930–1971). Mrabet is recognized as an important member of a small group of Moroccan master painters who emerged in the immediate post-colonial period[5] and his works have become highly sought after, mostly by European collectors.[6]