Sunday, October 26, 2008

The Inevitable: a famous painting of Ibrahim Elsalahi

Niccoló Milanese, European art editor, strongly believes that this famous painting of Elsalahi is the "African counterpoint" to Picasso's famous Guernica (see this link

Picasso's famous painting could be viewd in this link

Elsalahi finshed this amazing work in 1984 as one way to protest the crimes of the Numeri's regime and the injustice across the Sudan.

As if he was prdicting what will happen, less than a year after this painting the 1985 Intifada exploded all over Sudan to end the 16-year era of the dictator Numeri's regime.

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