About the artist

selected works

Flamenco Dancers
2012
Mosque
1964
Fatima
1968
They Always Appear
1964
Untitled
1960-1961
They Always Appear
1961
The Inevitable
1984-1985
Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams III
2015
The Tree
2003
The Tree
2003
The Tree
2003
Oxford Tree
2001
The Tree
2001
In the Present II
1994
The Opening of Khartoum
1989
Head II
1957
Alphabet No.4
1992
The Tree
2000
Meditation Tree
2008
Meditation Tree
2018

current exhibitions

28 September – 25 November 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Forests and Spirits: Figurative art from the Khartoum School

Salon | Saatchi Gallery

past exhibitions

3 – 7 October 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Meditation Tree

19 September – 10 November 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

By His Will We Teach Birds How To Fly Ibrahim El-Salahi in Black and White

Curated by Salah Hassan and Toby Clarke

Vigo Gallery
30 June – 21 October 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

African-Atlantic Histories

18 April – 2 September 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

A Sudanese Artist in Oxford

23 November 2017 – 1 March 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

By His Will We Teach Birds How to Fly

Ibrahim El-Salahi in Black and White

6 October – 17 November 2017

Ibrahim El-Salahi & William Turnbull

3 February 2017

Ibrahim El-Salahi

'Protest' at Moma

MOMA Collection

19 November 2016 – 14 January 2017

Ibrahim El-Salahi

The Khartoum School

The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945 - present)

28 June – 17 August 2016

Continuum

Summer Show

Vigo Gallery
1 March – 30 April 2016

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Alhambra

1 September – 3 October 2015

Ibrahim El-Salahi

The Arab Spring Notebook

29 May – 31 July 2015

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Flamenco

Vigo Gallery
28 April – 31 May 2015

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Haraza

4 July – 4 September 2014

Ibrahim El-Salahi

The Tree

Vigo Gallery

selected press/news

Ibrahim El-Salahi

VIGO GALLERY LONDON
 
By His Will We Teach Birds How To Fly Ibrahim El-Salahi in Black and White
Curated by Salah Hassan and Toby Clarke
19 September – 10 November 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Kamel Lazaar Foundation: seeds of change.
Ahead of the 1-54 fair, we meet the father-daughter team promoting African and Middle Eastern art.
 
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
4 – 7 October 2018

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Forests and Spirits: new show at Saatchi Gallery highlights the influence of African art
 

Ibrahim El-Salahi

The calligraphic lines of Ibrahim El-Salahi
 
A Sudanese Artist in Oxford
18 April – 2 September 2018
16 August 2017

Ibrahim El-Salahi

What’s the best work of art you saw this summer?
18 well-traveled experts weigh in
 

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Sudanese artist’s haunting images of prison come to MoMA
The Art Newspaper
 

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Witness: The World Festival of Black Arts
 

Ibrahim El-Salahi

The Museum of Modern Art is showing how artists can respond confidently to Trump
Washington Post
 

Ibrahim El-Salahi

at MoMA

MoMA Protests Trump Entry Ban by Rehanging Work by Artists from Muslim Nations
New York TImes
 

video

Ibrahim El-Salahi

TATE | Ibrahim El-Salahi 'A Visionary Modernist' 2013

Ibrahim El-Salahi

TATE | Ibrahim El-Salahi Studio Visit | TateShots

Ibrahim El-Salahi

TATE | Ibrahim El-Salahi in conversation with Salah Hassan

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Modern Forms: Ibrahim El-Salahi interviewed by Nick Hackworth

Ibrahim El-Salahi

BBC Radio 4: An Alternative History of Art

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, continues the BBC Radio series exploring overlooked artists from the 20th century. Art history has been written from a white, Western, male perspective. What would an alternative canon look like?

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Ashmolean: The Tree series

Ibrahim El-Salahi

'Mosque' 1964 @ Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mosque, 1964 on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017

Ibrahim El-Salahi

Prince Clause Fund Gallery | Ibrahim El-Salahi

Flamenco Dancers

2012Oil on canvas210.3 x 252 x 5 cm / 82 3/4 x 99 1/4 x 2 in

Mosque

1964Oil on canvas30.7  x 46 cm / 12 1/8 x 18 1/8 in
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Fatima

1968 Oil on canvas 60.5  x 60.5 cm / 23 7/8 x 23 7/8 in

They Always Appear

1964Oil on Canvas 46 x 61 cm / 18 1/8 x 24 in

Untitled

1960-1961Oil on plywood 61 x 54 cm / 24 x 21 1/4 in

They Always Appear

1961Oil on canvas 61 x 92 cm / 24 x 36 1/4 in

The Inevitable

1984-1985Indian Ink on Bristol board532.1  x 603.9  cm / 209 1/2 x 237 3/4 in
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (Ithaca, USA)

Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams III

2015Pen and ink 154 x 122 cm / 60 5/8 x 48 in

The Tree

2003Coloured inks on Bristol board76.5 x 76.5 cm / 30 1/8 x 30 1/8 in

The Tree

2003Coloured inks on Bristol board76.5 x 76.5 cm / 30 1/8 x 30 1/8 in

The Tree

2003Coloured ink on watercolour paper 101 x 101 cm / 39 3/4 x 39 3/4 in

Oxford Tree

2001Coloured ink on watercolour paper 34 x 34 cm / 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in

The Tree

2001Coloured ink on watercolour paper76 x 76 cm / 29 7/8 x 29 7/8 in

In the Present II

1994Pen and Ink on Bristol board 111.8  x 228.6 cm / 44 x 90 in

The Opening of Khartoum

198964.5 x 136.5 cm / 25 3/8 x 53 3/4 in

Head II

1957Oil on wood panel45.5 x 30.3 cm / 17 7/8 x 11 7/8 in

Alphabet No.4

1992 Pen and Ink on bristol board 42 x 77 cm / 16 1/2 x 30 3/8 in

The Tree

2000India ink and coloured ink on Bristol board21 x 21  cm / 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in

Meditation Tree

2008Indian ink/paper 36.8 x 111.8 cm cm / 14 1/2 x 44 in

Meditation Tree

2018Polished aluminium 68 x 65 x 46 cm / 26 3/4 x 25 5/8 x 18 1/8 in