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Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Salih Al Zaki.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Hassan Musa (1951-).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ibrahim El-Salahi. Ibrahim El-Salahi (1930-) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He is a painter, former public servant and diplomat. He studied at the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum, and later at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His interest in communicating with his local community led him to see African motifs, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic ornamental patterns as symbols of Sudanese cultural heritage that should be reflected in his works. This concept made El-Salahi one of the founders of the Khartoum School art movement. In 1976 he left Sudan to Qatar, and later moved to the United Kingdom where he is lives now. El-Salahi was the Many of El-Salahi’s works are included among the collections of international museums and galleries. His exhibition in 2013 was the London Tate Modern gallery's first retrospective exhibition of a contemporary artist from Africa.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah. Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah (1930-1999) was born in Berber, in the north of Sudan. He studied at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College) and the Central School of Arts and Design in London. As a member of the Khartoum School art movement, Rabbah was interested in local means of artistic expression. He was known for his unique technique of producing natural colours and visual aesthetic effects on wood using wax, lenses, and sunrays. He was Dean the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum in the early 1980s. Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah died in 1999.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq (1939-).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ibrahim Al Awam (1935-2017).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Bastawi Baghdadi (1927-2007).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Omer Khairy (1939-1999).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Salih Al Zaki.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Hassan Musa (1951-).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ibrahim El-Salahi. Ibrahim El-Salahi (1930-) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He is a painter, former public servant and diplomat. He studied at the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum, and later at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His interest in communicating with his local community led him to see African motifs, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic ornamental patterns as symbols of Sudanese cultural heritage that should be reflected in his works. This concept made El-Salahi one of the founders of the Khartoum School art movement. In 1976 he left Sudan to Qatar, and later moved to the United Kingdom where he is lives now. El-Salahi was the Many of El-Salahi’s works are included among the collections of international museums and galleries. His exhibition in 2013 was the London Tate Modern gallery's first retrospective exhibition of a contemporary artist from Africa.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Abdel Basit El-Khatim. Abdel Basit El-Khatim (1942-2020) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He studied art at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College). He taught art in the same college for about two decades. In the late 1960s he joined the Khartoum School movement, developing a unique technique of applying colors on glued blocks of carved wood, combined in non-symmetrical forms. Portraits, Arabic calligraphy, African masks, tropical plants and palms, are the signs generally articulated in his reliefs and paintings. He exhibited in Europe, USA, Arab Gulf countries. Abdel Basit El-Khatim died in 2020.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ahmed Abdel Aal. Ahmed Abdel Aal (1946-2008) was born in Kassala, in the east of Sudan. He Studied art at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College) and the University of Bordeaux in France. In the 1970s and 1980s he was the main figure among the second generation of the Khartoum School art movement. Later, he founded al-Wahid School art movement, exploring the expression of basic concepts of Islam through artistic visual language. Elaborating on his aesthetic philosophy, derived from the Sufi philosopher Ibn Arabi, he published numerous books on art and literature. Ahmed Abdel Aal died in 2008.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah. Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah (1930-1999) was born in Berber, in the north of Sudan. He studied at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College) and the Central School of Arts and Design in London. As a member of the Khartoum School art movement, Rabbah was interested in local means of artistic expression. He was known for his unique technique of producing natural colours and visual aesthetic effects on wood using wax, lenses, and sunrays. He was Dean the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum in the early 1980s. Magdhub Ahmad Rabbah died in 1999.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Bastawi Baghdadi (1927-2007).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Hussein Shariffe (1934-2005).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Hussein Jamman.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ibrahim El-Salahi. Ibrahim El-Salahi (1930-) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He is a painter, former public servant and diplomat. He studied at the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum, and later at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His interest in communicating with his local community led him to see African motifs, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic ornamental patterns as symbols of Sudanese cultural heritage that should be reflected in his works. This concept made El-Salahi one of the founders of the Khartoum School art movement. In 1976 he left Sudan to Qatar, and later moved to the United Kingdom where he is lives now. El-Salahi was the Many of El-Salahi’s works are included among the collections of international museums and galleries. His exhibition in 2013 was the London Tate Modern gallery's first retrospective exhibition of a contemporary artist from Africa.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain (1931-2017) was born in Berber, in the north of Sudan. He studied at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College), and the Central School of Arts and Design in London. He was a prominent graphic designer in Sudan, part of the Arabic Hurufiyya movement and the leading figure of the Khartoum School movement to introduce Arabic calligraphy to painting. After his return to Sudan in 1960, he established a department for Graphic Design at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum, and in 1975 he became the college dean. In 1996 he founded Shibrain Art Centre in Khartoum. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain died in 2017.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain (1931-2017) was born in Berber, in the north of Sudan. He studied at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College), and the Central School of Arts and Design in London. He was a prominent graphic designer in Sudan, part of the Arabic Hurufiyya movement and the leading figure of the Khartoum School movement to introduce Arabic calligraphy to painting. After his return to Sudan in 1960, he established a department for Graphic Design at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum, and in 1975 he became the college dean. In 1996 he founded Shibrain Art Centre in Khartoum. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain died in 2017.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain (1931-2017) was born in Berber, in the north of Sudan. He studied at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College), and the Central School of Arts and Design in London. He was a prominent graphic designer in Sudan, part of the Arabic Hurufiyya movement and the leading figure of the Khartoum School movement to introduce Arabic calligraphy to painting. After his return to Sudan in 1960, he established a department for Graphic Design at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum, and in 1975 he became the college dean. In 1996 he founded Shibrain Art Centre in Khartoum. Ahmad Mohammad Shibrain died in 2017.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq (1939-).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Taj el-Sir Ahmed.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Sharhabil Ahmed (1935-).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Omer Khairy (1939-1999).
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Ibrahim El-Salahi. Ibrahim El-Salahi (1930-) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He is a painter, former public servant and diplomat. He studied at the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum, and later at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His interest in communicating with his local community led him to see African motifs, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic ornamental patterns as symbols of Sudanese cultural heritage that should be reflected in his works. This concept made El-Salahi one of the founders of the Khartoum School art movement. In 1976 he left Sudan to Qatar, and later moved to the United Kingdom where he is lives now. El-Salahi was the Many of El-Salahi’s works are included among the collections of international museums and galleries. His exhibition in 2013 was the London Tate Modern gallery's first retrospective exhibition of a contemporary artist from Africa.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Abdel Basit El-Khatim. Abdel Basit El-Khatim (1942-2020) was born in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum. He studied art at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum (previously the School of Design, Gordon Memorial College). He taught art in the same college for about two decades. In the late 1960s he joined the Khartoum School movement, developing a unique technique of applying colors on glued blocks of carved wood, combined in non-symmetrical forms. Portraits, Arabic calligraphy, African masks, tropical plants and palms, are the signs generally articulated in his reliefs and paintings. He exhibited in Europe, USA, Arab Gulf countries. Abdel Basit El-Khatim died in 2020.
Collection: issamahmedabdelhafiez.thekhartoumschool
Description: Artwork by Sharhabil Ahmed (1935-).
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