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From Style.com/Arabian - Painting with Punches: Meet Egyptian Modern Art Heavyweight Omar Hassan

From Style.com/Arabian - Painting with Punches: Meet Egyptian Modern Art Heavyweight Omar HassanAt 6 feet, 3 inches tall and boasting a boxer’s powerful physique, Omar Hassan is a fine artist who radiates instant star quality. The son of an Egyptian father and Italian mother, his creative talent has him on a fast-track to the international art scene. Style.com/Arabia caught up with the artist in London to talk about his passions, inspirations, and dreams in color.

Parallel to his artwork, Hassan trained as a boxer with the drive to become a professional sportsman. But this ambition was curbed when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. This affliction however, would later drive him to shape his artistic trademark⎯the dot.

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