Jimenez - Colon Collection
Ahmed Alsoudani
Alsoudani, Ahmed
Born Baghdad, Iraq, 1975
Lives and works in New York, New York


2008 MFA, Painting, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
2006 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture
2005 BFA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2004 Yale School of Music & Art, Norfolk, CT


2013 Portland Museum of Art, Maine; traveling to the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
2012 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Haunch of Venison, New York
Ahmed Alsoudani, L&M Art, Los Angeles, California
2011 Haunch of Venison, London
2009 New Drawings, Goff+Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany
Ahmed Alsoudani, Goff+Rosenthal, New York, NY
Art Dubai, solo booth, Goff+Rosenthal
2007 MEHR Gallery, New York, NY
Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY


2011 Boundaries Obscured, Haunch of Venison, New York
Wounded Water, 54th Venice Biennale, Iraq Pavilion, Gervasuti Foundation, Venice
The Future of A Promise, 54th Venice Biennale, Iraq Pavilion, Gervasuti Foundation, Venice
The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, The Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
2010 Le Route de la Soie, The Saatchi Collection, Tri postal, Lille, France
Natural Renditions, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2008 Union Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Michael Janssen Gallery, Köln, Germany
2007 National Gallery of Saskatchewan, Canora, Canada
Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
Biennale Exhibition Hall, Gwangju Museum of Art, Korea
2006 Main Menagerie, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, ME
Springtime Salon, Filament Gallery, Portland, ME


2011 Sarah Schmerler– In the Studio: Ahmed Alsoudani with Sarah Schmerler, Art in America, June/July
Jessica Craig Martin - The Art Worlds New Darlings, The New York Times, 05 June
David Lipke, Baghdad Comes to Venice Art Fair, WWD (Mens week), 02 June
Rachel Spence, A Spring in Their Step, FT, June 4/5
Johnny Misheff, Visiting Artists / Ahmed Alsoudani, The New York Times, 01 June
Stephen Wallis – Eyes Open Violent events in the Middle East
Fuel the morally charged work of Iraqi painter Ahmed Alsoudani, Architectural Digest,1 June
David Needleman, Iraq: Ahmed Alsoudani, Luomo Vogue, Italy, May/June
Don Thompson, The Museums that Ate the Art World, Art Economist Vol 1, Issue 5
Marisa Mazria Katz, Iraq Comes to Venice, The Wall Street Journal, April

2010 Judd Tuly, Auction Reviews, Art + Auction, December

2009 Charlie Finch, Out of Iraq, Artnet, 29 April
Ulrike Knöfel, Der Star der Stunde, Der Spiegel, March
Colin Gleadell, Art Sales: a round-up of the contemporary art fair in Dubai, The Telegraph, 24 March
Eva Karcher, Einfach weitermachen, Süddeutsche Zeitung, March
Henrike Thomsen, An der Erwartungsschraube Gedreht, Artnet, 19 March
Neal Brown, Middle Eastern Promise, The First Post, February
Gina Thomas, Enthüllungen und Entdeckungen: Aus dem Reich der verbotenen Bilder, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 12
Marisa Mazria Katz, Crusades on Canvas: Ahmed Alsoudani, Canvas Magazine, September
Joanna Pitman, Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East at Saatchi Gallery, The Times, January 29
Waldemar Januszczak, Charles Saatchi unveils Middle Eastern Works, The Sunday Times, February 1
Pleins feux du musee Saatchi sur l’art contemporain du Proche-Orient, L’Orient-Le Jour (Lebanon), February 3
Sophie Grove, Out from the Shadows, Newsweek, February 7
Ossian Ward, Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Time Out London, February 3
Giovanna Canzi, Arte mediorientale: lultima provocazione di Charles Saatchi, Il Sole 24 Ore (Italy), February 5
Ben Lewis, Subversive beauty in Unveiled, Evening Standard (London), January 30
Meera Selva, Londons Saatchi Gallery shows Middle Eastern Art, The Washington Post, January 29
Hans Pietsch, Saatchis Shocktherapie, Art, Das Kunstmagazin, January 30
Llega el arte actual de Oriente Media a nueva galleria Saatchi, El Universal (Mexico City), January 29

2008 Oriente Medio llegará a la Saatchi de Londres, La Opinión (Spain), December 18
Annette Grant, In the Studio: Ahmed Alsoudani, Art + Auction, November
Arifa Akbar, The Independent, April 19, 2008
US News & Report, March 30
Harpers Magazine, Vol 316, No 1894, March
2007 Katie Kitamura, Contemporary Magazine, issue 94, September
Nuit Banai, Time Out New York, issue 617, July
Morgan Falconer, Saatchi Online, August
Tara Kilachand, New York Magazine, July
Rachel Wolf, Art Candy, New York Magazine, July
Bill Roberts, Saatchi Online, September
John Haber, haberarts.com
James Wagner, jameswagner.com, July 9

2006 Bob Keyes, Maine Today, June 1


Burger Collection
Pinault Foundation
The Saatchi Gallery
Dar Noor Collection
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
Mead Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia (Promised Gift)