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Group calligraphy show ends

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By: PEERZADA SALMAN KARACHI: Usually calligraphic exhibitions in Ramazan suffer from visual monotony owing to the one-dimensional nature of the subject. But a group show that concluded at the Artscene Gallery on Monday evening was distinguished by a variety of artworks, both in terms of technique and content, which artists put on display. There were […]

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An aesthetic outlet to religious fervour

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By: Anil Datta Karachi: The city’s art galleries are awash with Islamic calligraphy exhibitions, appropriately enough, in the holy month of Ramazan. It is testimony not only to the religious fervour that exists in our society but also to the tremendous talent whereby the artists give an aesthetic outlet to their religious fervour. The ArtScene […]

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Musical heritage: Shaukat Ali honoured with Pride of Punjab award

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By: Cesare Baccheschi LAHORE: Folk singer Shaukat Ali was awarded the Pride of Punjab Award by the Pakistan Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PILAC) at a ceremony held here at the PILAC auditorium on Saturday. Talking to The Express Tribune, Ali said he felt honoured. He said, “The award comes from a country I […]

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A profusion of calligraphic works

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By: Anil Datta Karachi: The Arts Council on Wednesday evening was host to calligraphic masterpieces highlighting Quranic verses and Islamic themes. Apart from the large number of works depicting the names of Almighty Allah and the Holy Prophet (PBUH), in the most attractive of colours and stylised letters, there are 113 works by 58 artists […]

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Islamic calligraphy that would inspire even sceptics

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By: Anil Datta Karachi: Come the holy month of Ramazan and the city’s art galleries are awash with inspirational shows of Islamic calligraphy and paintings. This year’s no exception. Grandeur Art Gallery in Defence put up an engrossing show of the craft. The 39 calligraphic works lining the walls of the gallery are real pieces […]

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Art works across a wide spectrum

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By: Anil Datta Karachi: There’s absolutely no shortage of art galleries in town to cater to the art buffs’ tastes and many of these display stuff which can be pretty weird, in the name of modern art, abstract art, and what not. However, not so with a very refreshingly varied exhibition running currently at the […]

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Traversing from UK to Karachi : Working the world in art

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By: Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: Canvas Art Gallery has organised a solo painting exhibition of a British artist Howard Hodgkin. Hodgkin’s is a British painter and print-maker, who has transitioned from controlled and hard-edged, works in his early days, to semi-abstract creations. This is the first time a Pakistani art gallery is hosting Hodgkin’s work, where […]

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Ramzan inspires calligraphy exhibit

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KARACHI: As Ramzan gets closer; calligraphy starts trending among the art circles. Taking the trend as an opportunity, Artscene Gallery has organised a group exhibition of 23 renowned artists. Calligraphy artists have presented inspiring religious art pieces featured on holy places and verses of Holy Quran. On the occasion of inauguration, a large number of […]

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Howard Hodgkin brings art to life

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Karachi: An exhibition of paintings by British artist Howard Hodgkin opened at the Canvas Art Gallery on Saturday. Comprising 12 of the artist’s works, 11 prints and a painting, the exhibition is a depiction of his talent and creativity. The art show, based on holdings of the British Council collection in the UK, is a […]

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Solo show

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KARACHI: An exhibition of works by UK artist Howard Hodgkin opens at the Canvas gallery on Saturday at 5pm. The show will continue till July 31. Dawn

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Exhibition

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KARACHI: A collaboration of art, textile and design by Amna Khan and Zahabiya Abuzer opens at Spaces gallery on Saturday. The show will continue till July 13. Dawn

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Calligraphy

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KARACHI: A group show of calligraphy by 23 artists opens at the Artscene gallery at 6pm on Saturday. The exhibition will be open till July 22. Dawn

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Innovations in art depict Pakistan’s reservoir of talent

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By: Anil Datta Karachi: There’s absolutely no dearth of talent in Pakistan, including artistic talent. To see this for oneself, one must visit the 11th Emerging Talent Exhibition at the VM Art Gallery, which is hosting the emerging talent art show for the 11th consecutive year. The exhibition showcases the works of fresh arts graduates […]

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‘Beauty of Imagination’ attracts art lovers

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ISLAMABAD: A photographic exhibition, depicting the glory of sunset by a new artist, Mona Fazal, was held at Rawalpindi Arts Council on Wednesday. The exhibition, titled ‘Beauty of Imagination’, classified into two sections – fantasy and reality. It was inaugurated by National Assembly member Tahira Aurangzeb, who was flanked by Naheed Manzoor and RAC Resident […]

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