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The Tree, 2016

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74 × 55 1/2 in
188 × 141 cm
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Paragon
London
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Individual sheet size: 47 x 37 cm, published in an edition of 44

Individual sheet size: 47 x 37 cm, published in an edition of 44

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Signed by the artist and numbered on the reverse
Ibrahim El-Salahi
Sudanese, b. 1930
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A leader of the Sudanese Khartoum School and the first African artist to have a retrospective at the Tate Modern in London, Ibrahim El Salahi combines European styles with traditional Sudanese themes in his art. El Salahi studied art in London and takes formal and ideological cues from modernist painting, resulting in a balance of pure expression and gestural freedom in his work. The mask-like faces and earth tones of his early graphic works channel elements of Cubism and Surrealism and incorporate Muslim iconography. El Salahi’s art encompasses and explores a range of compositional forms, including fragments of Arabic calligraphy, but perpetually evokes a transnational, African-influenced surrealism.

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Individual sheet size: 47 x 37 cm, published in an edition of 44

Individual sheet size: 47 x 37 cm, published in an edition of 44

Signature
Signed by the artist and numbered on the reverse
Ibrahim El-Salahi
Sudanese, b. 1930
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A leader of the Sudanese Khartoum School and the first African artist to have a retrospective at the Tate Modern in London, Ibrahim El Salahi combines European styles with traditional Sudanese themes in his art. El Salahi studied art in London and takes formal and ideological cues from modernist painting, resulting in a balance of pure expression and gestural freedom in his work. The mask-like faces and earth tones of his early graphic works channel elements of Cubism and Surrealism and incorporate Muslim iconography. El Salahi’s art encompasses and explores a range of compositional forms, including fragments of Arabic calligraphy, but perpetually evokes a transnational, African-influenced surrealism.

The Tree, 2016

Etching
74 × 55 1/2 in
188 × 141 cm
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location
London
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