The painter Karim Bennani is no more

The painter Karim Bennani is no more

The painter, Karim Bennani, died on Tuesday January 3 at the age of 87. Winner of the National School of Fine Arts in Paris, he had founded on his return to the country, towards the end of the 1950s, an interior design agency.

The announcement of his death was made on social networks by his friends and colleagues from the Union of Professional Plastic Artists.

A native of Fez, the late Karim Benani was one of the founders of modern painting in Morocco and has to his credit around 2,000 works of art, paintings and sculptures combined.

In 1957, he had exhibited at the Galerie du bac in Paris and was invited to the second Biennale of Alexandria.

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