Mohammed Omar Khalil: Printmaking Allows You To Go Beyond Boundaries

Artsy Editors
Jun 18, 2014 7:42PM

In January 2014, I recommended his retrospective in Bahrain by Albareh Art Gallery as “Top Destination” and honestly felt disappointed that I couldn’t attend it. When I ran into Albareh Art Gallery Director Hayfa Aljishi in Art Dubai last March she told me “CAP Kuwait is bringing Khalil’s retrospective in April, so make sure you are in town!”… What A delight! I thought to myself and included it in April’s Top Destination. Was I or my readers disappointed?! Not at all! Contemporary Art Platform (CAP Kuwait) put together the biggest retrospective for the artist by far, as on the opening night, I was certain of my Top Destination selections are highly worth seeing!

The exhibition, curated by Contemporary Art Platform Director Abed Al Kadiri, was remarkable! Over 100 artworks by pioneer Sudanese artist depicted his journey in a unique form of art that requires consistency, hardworking and endless experimentation… “let yourself fall for it to the extreme, allow it to go beyond boundaries and keep challenging it… It is a magical universe the deeper you go, the more attached and addicted you get.” explained Mohammed Omar Khalil to Al Mahha Art. (Read full article at: www.almahha.com

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