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Flying Solo opens at Art Chowk

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By: Peerzada Salman KARACHI: Imaginativeness in art is often defined as the ability to come up with something ‘new’ by employing tried and tested techniques or by playing around with familiar themes. Well, being imaginative does not always mean to reinvent the wheel in a creative manner. It also implies the knack for making others […]

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Exhibition seeks peace through literature

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LAHORE: Kaneez Fatima Literary Society held an exhibition titled “Peace Through Literature” in collaboration with Lahore Museum at City Heritage Museum (Old Tollinton Market), Lahoreon Thursday. Acting Head of Programmes at the British Council Lahore Rukhsana Asam inaugurated the exhibition whereas a large number of students attended the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition. Literature of […]

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Art galore

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The show at Momart boasts works of more than 60 artists ranging from those who are regarded as legends to the relatively lesser known. The exhibition itself is a collage of a variety of paintings and sculptures creating exciting prospects for art lovers. Asma Abbasi’s oil-on-canvas landscapes with dense strokes highlighting the importance of the […]

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PFDC concludes, portrays women as exotic beings

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Faisal Quraishi LAHORE: The Central Asian landscape was inspiration for opening designer Faiza Samee’s collection of short and mid-length tunics and bias cuts that saw a fusion of stripes with polka dots and geometric prints on Day Four, which was also the last day of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. Maheen Karim showed flirty silhouettes […]

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Art with unconventional trappings

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Anil Datta Karachi: The Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture was host to two totally diverse kinds of exhibitions on Wednesday evening, with, perhaps, the only point of convergence being that both were very unconventional. One of these exhibitions was a real brain-teaser, requiring an overly fertile imagination to make head or tail of […]

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‘Seven Stories’ of life, love, dreams and light

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Zaib Azkaar Hussain Karachi: The themes of life, love, dreams and light were highlighted in the art exhibit titled ‘Saat Kahaniyan’, or Seven Stories, at the Chawkandi Art Gallery. The display that ran for seven days was highly appreciated by art enthusiasts and critics. They observed that after a long time, bullets and weapons and […]

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Defining Drama for myself

By Saleha Aziz The literal definition of drama is staging the interplay of fictional characters with thematic relevance. Taking the definition a step further, we can say that drama is also a platform provider that mirrors the society we reside in and the issues and ideas that suffuse through it. An expanse of wooden tiles […]

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Exhibition calls for women emancipation

KARACHI: Stressing the need for economic and social empowerment of women in the country, Mariyam Farhan, renowned fashion designer, said that it was admirable that women were standing up for themselves and making achievements in every field. She was speaking as chief guest at an art exhibition featuring works of women designers on the eve […]

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Artists’ Association of Punjab brings 27th annual exhibition

* Governor says protecting culture, traditions is responsibility of state LAHORE: The 27th annual exhibition of paintings, sculpture and graphic arts by the Artists’ Association of Punjab kicked off at Alhamra Art Gallery on Tuesday. Punjab Governor Makhdoom Syed Ahmad Mahmood inaugurated the exhibition. He admired the artwork displayed on the occasion. Talking about the […]

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Art exhibition on Pakistan inaugurated

Art beautifies the society and in order to keep it lively fine arts should be valued. Lieutenant General Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI(M), Chairman POF Board, said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a paintings exhibition titled “Pakistan – Past and Present” by an eminent painter of the country Aftab Zafar organised under the auspices […]

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