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Iqbal Hussain’s courtesans of Heera Mandi come to Karachi

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KARACHI: Iqbal Hussain is an honest artist, in whose works you get to see what he is. His teacher from National College of Arts (NCA), Adil Salahuddin, said this while commenting on the artist and his works at Spaces Gallery on Tuesday. “With Hussain’s work, you get to see what he is,” said Salahuddin. “There […]

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Artistic expressions of women from minority communities

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LAHORE: An exhibition featuring artworks by women from minority communities titled ‘The Making of Meaning’, opened at Zahoorul Akhalq Gallery, National College of Arts, on Tuesday. A good number of art fanciers, students from different art institutions and other guests attended the exhibition. The show aims at contributing towards elimination of persecution of religious minorities […]

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Youth Performing Arts Festival begins tomorrow

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LAHORE: The Rafi Peer Theatre (RPT) has announced holding 13th Youth Performing Arts Festival (TPAF) – after a break of five years – at Alhamra Cultural Complex, Gaddafi Stadium from tomorrow (Thursday). Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop Chairman Usman Peerzada along with Saidan Peerzada and Aleena revealed the schedule and […]

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Geo to appear on its original numbers soon: minister

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LAHORE: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said he loved the media, as a powerful and independent media was vital for democracy in the country. Talking to the media after a function at the National College of Arts (NCA) here, the minister said Geo News was awarded punishment by Pemra for a mistake; it […]

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Artist-in-residency programme: Sanat’s first exhibition takes viewers deeper into artists’ lives

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KARACHI: Memories affect emerging artist Arsalan Nasir the most. You could see this in his artworks, in which a woman is seated with her arms wrapped around her belly. If you pick up the frame to take a closer look, it illuminates and shows a baby in the woman’s lap. When you keep it back, […]

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Pupils pay a glowing tribute to maestro art teacher after 40 years

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LAHORE: A group exhibition of paintings titled ‘Prof Khalid Iqbal’s Students of 1974 Class’ opened at Ejaz Art Gallery on Tuesday. Select paintings of five artists, including Prof Bashir Ahmad, Gulam Mustafa, Iqbal Hussain, Shireen Arif and Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti, who were the students of Prof Khalid Iqbal in 1974 at the National College of […]

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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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A tribute to rich art of Sindh

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KARACHI: Sindh — Reverberating Sounds Echo through the Desert, the exhibition that’s beginning at the Koel art gallery on April 18 (today), is a tribute to the rich tradition of art in Sindh and its artists, said artist Noorjehan Bilgirami and co-curator of the show Mohammad Zeeshan at a press conference on Thursday evening. Ms […]

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NCA exhibits art

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LAHORE: An exhibition of paintings, calligraphy and fresco works of the National College of Arts’ students kicked off at Zahoorul Akhlaq Art Gallery of the college here Wednesday. College Principal Dr Murtaza Jafri inaugurated the exhibition which displayed the annual project works of the students of the departments of Calligraphy and Fresco paintings. On the […]

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‘Race for Rating and Pakistani TV Channels’ at NCA

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LAHORE: The National College of Arts (NCA) Archives Department organised a lecture titled “Race for Rating and Pakistani TV Channels” at the college auditorium on Monday. Known journalist Sohail Warriach was the speaker on the occasion, who enlightened the participants about the process of measuring rating of TV channels. He said that although media had […]

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A bard of a friend

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By: Tahir Mehdi Musadiq Sanwal did not want to make it big as he cherished the liberty he got in his smallness The day Musadiq Sanwal passed away I received many calls from common friends. I made some myself too. We wanted to condole with each other but most of us were out of words. […]

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Editor Dawn.com Musadiq Sanwal passes away

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KARACHI: Musadiq Sanwal, the editor of Dawn.com, passed away on Friday after battling with lung cancer for more than a year. Born in 1962, Sanwal will be remembered for his dedication to journalism, his closeness to his colleagues and love for the arts, most importantly music which he learnt in his younger years and performed […]

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NCA students highlight social issues in theses show

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LAHORE: The National College of Arts students portrayed new horizons of thought and novel ideas in amazing colours and forms amid an air of festivity at the institution’s Degree Show 2013 that opened here on Monday. Students through their works tried to highlight various socio political issues mainly focusing gender, women empowerment and growing aggression […]

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Annual theses display starts at NCA

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LAHORE: The National College of Arts’ (NCA) annual thesis display started on Sunday at the college premises. The annual thesis show is the largest display of art works in Pakistan under any roof. It showcases the works of a 160 students from the graduating batch of the Fine Arts, Design, Architecture, Multimedia, Interior Design, Film […]

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