Canvas | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

Depicting a world which you can see – freely

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: Veteran poet and critic Ahmad Javaid once said, “If eyes learn to see reality, they can consequently illuminate the mind and the heart.” (Aankh dekhna seekh jae to zehn bhi roshan ho jae ga aur dil bhi) An exhibition of two artists’ works, which opened at the Koel Gallery on Tuesday, reinforced the idea […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Four and other elements opens at Canvas

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: It is believed that there exists a delicate balance between different elements, one that must be maintained if there is hope for equilibrium in the universe. A slight discrepancy may have disastrous consequences. However, that is not always the case. A continual blur between the four classical elements, and more, and the oscillating variations […]

Arts and Entertainment , , , , ,


In the limelight

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: It won’t be an off-the-mark assertion that the quality of artists Sindh in recent times has produced is superior to those produced by the other provinces. It is for the experts on the subject to analyse the reasons for it. Art lovers, in the meantime, can visit the Indus Valley School of Art and […]

Arts and Entertainment , , , ,


Reading faces

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: One doesn’t know whether the notion that faces are the window to people’s soul is just a meaningless smart-sounding comment or has some semblance of truth in it. It may be a philosophical statement, but many would not disagree that faces don’t always tell the whole truth. And that’s the thing which has made […]

Arts and Entertainment , , , , ,


Pray Tell opens at Canvas

By: Peerzada Salman KARACHI: The Renaissance was not just a significant shift in the history of mankind in terms of the revival of knowledge (of Greek ideas, to be precise). It also marked an extraordinary confluence of art and religion. The paintings made in that era (not to mention plays, poems and essays) pulled out […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,


Icons, Pakistan Zindabad opens at Canvas

By: Peerzada Salman KARACHI: Since artists themselves are a talented lot, they draw a great deal of inspiration from other creative individuals. They find them intriguing because it’s the inscrutability and mystery of creative pursuits that keep them alive to art. Therefore the creative process itself becomes a work of art. It is in this […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,