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A balm to the vision: genuine pieces of art on display

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Karachi: Of late some among the profusion of art galleries in the city have started putting up exhibitions that are a pleasing sight, quite different from the queer works of modern art that normally are all Greek to the lay viewer, with awkward lines and rings and blotches supposed to represent persons or ideas. These […]

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Creativity at its best

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Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, colour or any other medium to a surface. The art of drawing and painting is a practice that began hundreds of years ago and is still valued and appreciated. This however, is not a simple task as creating a good artefact takes years to master. Trust us […]

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Artists display works inspired by their life in the city

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KARACHI: It seemed that there was one underlying theme that appeared to be on the minds of several of the artists — the daily struggles for survival in this city. Several young artists displayed their works at the Full Circle Gallery’s exhibit ‘Deconstruct’ on Saturday. A graduate of the Indus Valley School of Art and […]

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Artists with different styles find common ground in their work

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KARACHI: What was most visible at the art exhibit, ‘Under Cover’, were the stark differences as well as the subtle similarities between the two artists featured at the gallery. The two-person show featuring Annem Zaidi and Emaan Mahmud opened at Full Circle Gallery on Friday and will continue till March 14. “The artists don’t know […]

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Textiles, embroidery, Bhuttos rule Sindhi exhibit

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KARACHI: When you try to represent Sindh visually, it is no surprise that the result is a predominant representation of ajraks, embroidery and the Bhuttos. ‘Romancing Sindh’ exhibit at Full Circle Gallery opened on Monday and it uses the above to celebrate the heritage of this province. The exhibition being held in collaboration with SozanKaar […]

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Pop art: Social synopsis

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Artists’ depiction of human form in their work has always played a vital role in understanding the complex nature of psychology associated with social behaviour. Although its visual representation has been changing over the years, the underlying message remains consistent. In a similar context, it is very rare to see family affection ooze so profusely, […]

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‘An Epic Journey’ of an artist

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While in this world, we are all like travellers, passersby, on a journey through the cosmos. During this sojourn, we all have our own experiences, experiences that shape our views of life, our values and our idiosyncrasies. This sojourn has been very aptly chronicled and capsulated by Shazly Khan in the form of paintings at […]

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The Epic Journey’ not everyone’s cup of tea

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KARACHI: Full Circle Gallery is hosting a solo exhibition ‘The Epic Journey’ by emerging young artist Shazly Khan featuring life engagements and circles of ordinary women. At least 32 brightly coloured paintings are on display for art connoisseurs and critics alike. According to the artist’s statement her work is an “Epic of a Woman”. As […]

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Of time, essence ‘n’ conflict ‘Within and Without’

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By Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: Full Circle Gallery exhibits ‘Within and Without’ by four emerging artists Annem Zaidi, Dua Abbas, Scheherezade Junejo and Suleman Khilji. Guddo Haider curates the show, where at least 26 different art works, on varying themes are on display for the delight of art enthusiasts and critics alike. The work of Suleman […]

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Thousand faces of feelings, emotions

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By: Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: The Full Circle Gallery presents a colourful solo exhibition titled ‘Thousand Faces of Eve’ by Raja Changez Sultan with Guddo Haider as curator. The show, Sultan’s 53rd, boasts 26 paintings of women’s faces, which successfully grab the attention of a large number of citizens. The artist has kept the focus of […]

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