The New Math, Acrylic, 7x5 feet, 2015“With extraordinary graphic skills and masterful brushwork Issa Ibrahim embraces the cartoon and comics pedigree of American art with a puckish approach and adds his intellectual and emotional capacity to pay homage to the African American experience.”

-Alexandra Plettenberg

 

coming soon

ART EXHIBITION and BOOK LAUNCH

9-Cruel Nails, acrylic, 24x36, 2009

 THE HOSPITAL ALWAYS WINS

Curated by Martha Henry

Exhibition dates: May 28-June 18, 2016

Opening reception and book signing THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2016 from 6-9 pm

Film screenings of Patient’s Rites, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 5 pm and That Which Is Possible, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 5 pm

Come celebrate the release of Issa Ibrahim’s The Hospital Always Wins: A Memoir, at his solo art exhibition curated by Martha Henry and hosted by LOCAL PROJECT ART SPACE

11-27 44th Road, Long Island City, N.Y. 11101

It’ll be an IssTRAVAGANZA!

Winner of prestigious Edward R. Murrow & THIRD COAST 2014 Awards for BEST NEWS DOCUMENTARY NPR’s ‘The Hospital Always Wins’ An hour long feature by Laura Starecheski for State Of The Re:Union

 Coming Soon

  ‘THE HOSPITAL ALWAYS WINS: A MEMOIR’ by Issa Ibrahim
Published by CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS in June 2016

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 About the artwork-

“Using bright cheery colors and the graphic style of American comic books, Ibrahim superimposed his personal life stories onto Old Master compositions, such as The Birth of Wonder Woman after Botticelli, thus realizing multi-layered and complex autobiographical stories as well as social and political commentaries.”

-Martha Henry

Birth of Wonder Woman, oil on canvas, 24"x36", 2015Luncheon on Grass, oil on canvas, 24x36, 2015Fall Of Super Man, oil on canvas, 24"x36", 2015 Blast webChange webSupermarket Heroes, Acrylic, 7x5 Feet, 2015OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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