Heeding the instruction of his father, he followed a strict creative diet of music and arts throughout childhood.
The renowned painter, now 82-years-old, has at various times worked as a radio reporter, editor, cartoonist, writer and director.
And it can all be traced back to his childhood. “My father ordered us to play music, paint, and more until we were 10 years old. After we turned 10, if we didn’t have any interest in the arts we were allowed to choose something else,” he told Weekend.