Ibrahim El-Salahi is a Sudanese Artists who pioneered the craft of African Art that speaks to the people of his country. In doing so, this talented artist also created something new that spoke to the rest of the world as a brilliant artwork yet still shared a message to the people of Sudan that they can understand.
The book Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist by Salah M. Hassan offers a gateway into understanding African Modernism through an exploration of the vast body of work of renowned Sudanese artist Ibrahim El-Salahi.
Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist is a collation of essays that retell the story of the artist’s exceptional legacy and serves as an accompaniment to a travelling retrospective of the same name.
He has paved the way for many African Artist all over the world and in Africa. Showing that if you embrace your culture first and tell your peoples story as best as you can in the language of the world. The world will embrace you and honour you with the same care.