The Prince Claus Fund Gallery features ‘Women in Crystal Cubes’, a solo exhibition by one of the leading influential artists in Sudan: Kamala Ibrahim Ishag. Ishag was a foundational figure in the Sudanese modernist movement, known as the Khartoum school. She later established the Crystalist Group, which challenged traditional practices in Sudanese art.
‘Women in Crystal Cubes’ traces Ishag’s half-century journey as an artist. The exhibition at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery will be Ishag’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. In December she will receive the 2019 Principal Prince Claus Award.
‘Women in Crystal Cubes’ is co-curated by Salah M. Hassan, Goldwin Smith Professor of African and African Diaspora Art History and Visual Culture and Director of the Institute for Comparative Modernities at Cornell University (USA), and Hoor Al Qasimi, Director and President of Sharjah Art Foundation (UAE).