Ibrahim El-Salahi

1930 · Sudan

Artist biography

Ibrahim El-Salahi is regarded as a well established artist, who was born in Sudan, like other prominent artists such as Lucy Mackenzie, Hassan Musa, Mohammad Omer Khalil, Khalid Kodi, and Ali Shahto. Ibrahim El-Salahi was born in 1930.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ibrahim El-Salahi is represented by 3 galleries around the world, including countries like the United Kingdom and the United States. Galleries exhibiting Ibrahim El-Salahi's work include Vigo Gallery in London, as well as Salon 94 Bowery and Skoto Gallery in New York. Ibrahim El-Salahi most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Vigo Gallery in London (19 September 2018 until 26 October 2018) with the exhibition By His Will, We Teach Birds How to Fly Ibrahim El-Salahi in Black and White.

Further Biographical Context for Ibrahim El-Salahi

Born in 1930, Ibrahim El-Salahi's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government was in dire need of urgent funds to implement the industrialisation of the Five Year Plan. In a covert bid to acquire funds, the government proposed to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), which included some two hundred and fifty paintings by the Old Masters, a number of which had been deemed irreplaceable. Many of the pieces came to be owned by Andrew Mellon, via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Ibrahim El-Salahi

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