Ibrahim El Salahi

Painter (Sudan)

| Utne Reader September / October 2007

The godfather of African modernism, El Salahi has created great work over five decades, unfolding in as many chapters as Picasso's career. The Sudanese cultural minister in the 1970s, he was imprisoned for six months after being accused by the military dictator of antigovernment activities.

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