Artist Talk: Conversation with Sudanese Painter and Print Maker Mohammed Omar Khalil

Tue, April 18, 2017 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

A Conversation with Mohammed Omar Khalil

Free and open to the public

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Born in Khartoum, Sudan, Mohammed Omar Khalil is one of the Arab world's most important contemporary artists. His work, spanning over forty years, across painting and print-making, illustrates with vividness the complex relationship between cultures and diverse traditions.

About the Artist

Mohammed Omar Khalil studied at the School of Fine and Applied Art in Khartoum, Sudan and then pursued graduated studies in fresco painting and print-making in Florence. Since 1967, he has been living in the United States and until recently, taught at the Parsons School of Design in the New School. His work has been part of numerous solo and group exhibitions in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the Americas. The artist's work is found in different public and private collections, including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Jordan Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Grenoble in France.

Last updated: 2017-04-16 12:38:15

Mohammed Omar Khalil
Mohammed Omar Khalil

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