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New trends of art displayed

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ISLAMABAD: An exhibition featuring 16 new artworks by Saima Ali and Syed Ali Karimi opened at Khaas Art Gallery here on Tuesday. Both the artists have graduated from National College of Arts, Lahore. A total 16 works are on display at the exhibition titled “Kit and Kaboodle.” The works by Saima Ali, a miniature artist […]

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The Lives of Lines opens

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KARACHI: One of the first things that young art students are taught is how to draw a straight line. It’s not just a technical thing; it also has a symbolic bearing. Drawing a straight line means you can make outlines and can create contours of an image, which is of extreme importance for any work […]

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A country that doesn’t enforce arts, is dead’ : Jehanzeb Malik exhibits his artwork inspired by Pakistan

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LAHORE: Shakir Ali Museum, known for its preservation and constant support of arts and culture throughout the country, held an exhibition by artist Jehanzeb Malik at its premises on Thursday, well attended by various painters, artists, curators, art critics, students and several media persons. Malik’s paintings were mostly done in warm oil colours, depicting the […]

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Arts exhibition at GCU

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LAHORE – The artworks by the Government College University students got a big round of applause at the annual fine arts exhibition kicked off on Wednesday at the university’s Abdus Salam Hall. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khaleeq-ur-Rahman inaugurated the exhibition, showcasing more than 100 art pieces. Prominent artist Sadaqat Ali and Fine Arts Department […]

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Legacy of hunger or ‘Cup of Socrates’

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By: Fawad Hasan KARACHI: They say that artists of a certain era leave the imprints of history in their artworks. Along with mesmerising a huge audience it received, the ongoing Mad Karachi 3D II exhibition has certainly proved the adage to be true. The works of 21 artists are on display in the much-awaited show […]

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Group show at Canvas

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An exhibition of works by five artists opened at the Canvas art gallery on Tuesday at 5pm. The participating artists are Anum Ather Jamal, Fatima Munir, Hamida Khatri, Nilofer Kamruddin Kotadia and Rameez Rehman. The show, The Fantastic Frostings, will continue till March 14, from 11am to 8pm on a daily basis. Source: Dawn

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Portraits aplenty

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KARACHI: Putting artworks of more than four dozen artists on display has its advantages and disadvantages. The big plus is that the viewer gets a wide variety of artists to know about and to understand how different techniques are employed to reflect on life. The negative aspect of it all is that since the number […]

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Summer art

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KARACHI: Artworks by no fewer than 22 known artists are on display at the Koel Art Gallery. The exhibition titled ‘Summerscape 2013’ began at the Koel Art Gallery on Tuesday. Since it’s that time of year when art activities slow down, as even gallery owners and curators need a break, the show will last till […]

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Kam Sukhan opens at IVS gallery

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KARACHI: Capturing a moment to impart timelessness to it requires skill that does not solely depend on technical prowess but also relies heavily on the capturer’s aesthetic life view. The allusion is to the art of photography. Witnessing an exhibition of nine noted women photographers’ work titled ‘Kam Sukhan’ that began at the Indus Valley […]

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Here and Now’ goes on display at Lahore Art Gallery

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LAHORE: Exhibition of five contemporary artists titled ‘Here and Now’ inaugurated on Monday at Lahore Art Gallery. Many artists and art lovers were present on the occasion. The exhibition included art works by Mohammad Ali Talpur, Hasnat Mehmood, Muhammad Zeeshan, Adeela Suleman and Nausheen Saeed. The artists are known worldwide and in Pakistan for specific […]

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Those promising, budding artists

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KARACHI: Lots of changes have taken place in each and every realm, each and every sphere over the ages which have been heralded as improvement, improvisation or advancement. Whether that really is so or is just a case of our preoccupation with the peculiar could be anybody’s guess. Art is no exception. While there was […]

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Flowers, birds and marbles

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KARACHI: They are young and ebullient. It is only two years back that they passed out from the Arts Council Institute of Arts and Crafts. What drives them in life is their creative urge to interpret nature as they see it. And it is precisely for this reason that an exhibition of their artworks attracted […]

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First-ever public display of original artefacts at museum

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KARACHI: Judging from the nervousness of museum director Mohammad Shah Bukhari, one could understand the risk involved in putting on display the rare artifacts and ornaments. “It is for the first time that I am taking these out for the public at the National Museum of Pakistan,” the museum director told Dawn on Friday. The […]

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Art in all its simplicity

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KARACHI: There are no apparently senseless blobs of clashing colours, no symbols that require of one to resort to mental acrobatics to fathom as to what it could be all about. They are plain and simple paintings in black and white, gouache on wasli, and their beauty lies in their simplicity and also because his […]

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