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From ‘Sacrifice’ to ‘Friends’, a potpourri of artworks

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Karachi: By now we all must have got used to the proliferation of art galleries in town involved in a race with each other to hold exhibitions of works and hawk their pricey wares. These shows are a hodgepodge of all forms of art, from classical realism to the most avant-garde abstractism, one where one […]

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Changing shape of art over three decades

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Karachi: Artist Quddus Mirza delivered a lecture on the changing shape of art over the last 30 years, sharing his concerns and ideas with the audience at the Fomma-DHA Art Centre on Friday. The artist also discussed his works spanning the period 1983-2013 at the event organised by The ArtNow Springboard Series and the Foundation […]

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Pakistani, Indian students display work at NCA

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LAHORE: An exhibition titled ‘Exchange for Change: Pakistan India 2012 – 2013’ featuring works of students from both the countries opened at National College of Arts on Tuesday. The exhibition has been organised by the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) in collaboration with Routes2Roots (R2R). The CAP in collaboration with Routes 2 Roots, an Indian […]

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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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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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Arif Mahmood looks for the common man in his new exhibit

By: Mashal Usman KARACHI: The search for the quintessential common man and how he juggles his way through seemingly terrible options in life is what defines Arif Mahmood’s latest works. Mahmood is an eminent street photographer, whose exhibition ‘Philosophy’ is on display at Chawkandi Art Gallery till February 13. Photographers, models, artists and students filled […]

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