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Ibrahim El-Salahi is a contemporary painter of the figure from the African country of the Sudan. Ibrahim El- Salahi was born in Omdurman, Sudan in the year 1930.

The artist attended the Gordon Memorial College which is now named the University of Khartoum. El- Salahi also attended the Slade School of Art located in London, England.

El- Salahi was the first African artist to have a retrospective at the Tate Museum of London, England. In this clip we visit the studio of El- Salahi:

The artist has also taught at the University of Khartoum.

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El- Salahi also worked as a politician and diplomat serving as his countries Director of Culture.

El- Salahi was one of the first artists to use Arabic calligraphy in work.

Tough to put this amazing artist in a category. My favorite part of his work is the way he portrays hair.