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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 555–576.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Iftikhar Dadi Ibrahim El Salahi's art, situated between Islamic textuality, African plastic forms, and transnational modernism, is distinctive in developing an aesthetic of decolonization for the Sudan and much of Africa. However, it can be usefully compared with other modernist artists from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of pen-and-ink drawings by Ibrahim El Salahi, the pioneer Sudanese modernist painter who was imprisoned in the mid-1970s during the regime of military dictator Gaafar Nimeiri (1969–85). The essay provides a critical reading of these drawings in light of El Salahi's own unpublished memoir detailing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was founded on the basis of a coalition between Bed- ouins and Negroes. On the level of artistic expression, the plastic artists were the first to establish a sort of aesthetic faith or dogma based on the people. Ibrahim El Salahi and other artists of his generation (Ahmed Shibrain, Kamala...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 505–527.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Salahi, The Embryo, the Child, and the Bird, from They Always Appear series, 1964–65. Oil on canvas, 30.5 by 45.5 centimeters 516 Chika Okeke-​Agulu Figure 5. Jacob Lawrence, Untitled [Woman Sewing], 1964. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 9 by 8 inches. Courtesy of High Museum of Art, Atlanta...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (3): 451–473.
Published: 01 July 2010
... modernism, such as Skunder Boghossian, Dumile Feni, Gerard Sokoto, Ibrahim El Salahi, and Malangatana Ngwenya, Mancoba had his share of a life charted in exile. In Mancoba’s case, the apartheid system forced him into exile. Starting in the late 1930s, he moved first to Paris and then led...