Art Auction East Africa 2022 Lot 28 Fatima Hassan

Fatima Hassan (Sudanese, born 1972)
Simple Life, 2017
Signed ‘Fatima Hassan 2017’ (lower right)
Ink and acrylic on paper
55 x 75.1 cm
Ksh 100,000 – 170,000`
(US$) 900 – 1,500
Provenance: from the artist’s collection
Sold Ksh 117,400

Hassan holds both a Bachelors and a Masters in Art (Graphic Design) from the famous College of Fine and Applied Arts, Sudan University of Science and Technology in Khartoum. She moved with her artist husband, Hassan Fadl to Nairobi over 20 years ago, where they have made their home.

She is a member of the Sudan Plastic Artist Union Forum and the International Association of Artists and her work has been exhibited in Sudan, Kenya, Morocco, UK, Germany and The Netherlands. She has also participated in numerous workshops internationally.

This painting is part of series of works that depicts everyday traditional life in a Sudanese community, in particular rural life, in contrast to what we hear on the news regularly.