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Pakistan Mountain Festival: Environmental insight, students paint mountains

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ISLAMABAD: Even as the government has embarked on a ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ campaign coupled with a 10 billion tree plantation drive across the country to mitigate the effects of climate change, a painting exhibition opened in the garrison city on Wednesday which put the spotlight on a community which has and stands to lose the […]

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Artistic depiction: Prepare to feel blue at Syed Ali Wasif’s latest exhibition

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KARACHI: Artist and psychiatrist Dr Syed Ali Wasif depicts the gloom and apathy that surrounds us in his latest exhibition of oil on canvas paintings at Citi Art Gallery, which opened last week. The show is titled ‘Melancholia Blues’. According to the artist, the whole system around us is ‘unwell’. “It is suffering from an […]

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An exhibition of artistic innovation

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Karachi: This is a highly innovative exhibition; the paintings depict the past in a manner that preserves the cultural and historical heritage and, yet, gives us a window on the future. Pakistani artists are, indeed, a highly talented and innovative lot. So said Emyl Weiss, Consul-General of Switzerland in Karachi, while speaking to The News […]

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A country that doesn’t enforce arts, is dead’ : Jehanzeb Malik exhibits his artwork inspired by Pakistan

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LAHORE: Shakir Ali Museum, known for its preservation and constant support of arts and culture throughout the country, held an exhibition by artist Jehanzeb Malik at its premises on Thursday, well attended by various painters, artists, curators, art critics, students and several media persons. Malik’s paintings were mostly done in warm oil colours, depicting the […]

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Embarking on a ‘Visual Voyage’

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By: Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: The exhibition ‘Embarking on a Visual Voyage’ by Chitra Pritam, featuring paintings colourful paintings of boats travelling anchoring near coast of the sea, at Artscene Gallery will conclude here on Saturday (today). Above 20 such paintings were on display, grabbed attention of number of art lovers, artists and others. The artist […]

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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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Artist Nazia Ejaz exhibits her work in Karachi

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Studied at the National College of Arts in Lahore and the SLADE School of Fine Art in London, now living in Australia, artist Nazia Ejaz has shown her work locally and internationally. Her work explores her connection with Pakistan as she looks to establish a relationship with a new landscape. She exhibited her paintings in […]

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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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From the firmament

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KARACHI: It is common knowledge that the phrase ‘the sky’s the limit’ hints at the infinite possibilities that moving vertically entails. But there’s more to it. Artists and writers have always been fascinated by the concept of time and space. Let’s say, if everything earthly or worldly can be tried to make sense of within […]

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The process of annihilation

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The negation of the self is often misconstrued as the denial of one’s own being. Sufis do not do that. For them the negation of the self is a transcendent urge to become part of a larger being, which could either be God or the beloved in human form. According to a western thinker, to […]

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Painting exhibition of historical buildings opens

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LAHORE: Painting exhibition depicting the importance of Mughal era’s historical buildings by A.Q. Arif kicked off at The Collectors Galleria here on Thursday. A large number of people including art lovers, renowned artists and art students thronged the gallery. As many as 26 painting were showcased in the exhibition wherein Arif has chosen architecture as […]

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