By ANNETTE GRANT
...News of his work soon reached David Hunt, the independent curator, critic and indefatigable new-art tracker, who says he “looks for people with incredible potential, those who will do great things. Ahmed has the most tremendous potential of all of them.” Hunt visited Alsoudani at Yale with Sima Familant, another art adviser, who knew about the artist from the Projects and Mehr shows and bought two paintings for a client.
These early successes created a buzz that has generated more exhibitions, both at home and abroad, including the upcoming group show “Caught in the Middle,” which will travel from the Asia Contemporary Art Fair in New York in November to Art Basel Miami in December. It has also led to a hardcover monograph, to be published by Hatje Cantz next year, and to his current berth at Goff & Rosenthal, which is sponsoring his move to Berlin, where it has a branch....