The hidden words: Artist Aisha Abid Hussain’s exhibition, Manuscript of Silent Conversation, at Canvas Gallery is about books, parchments | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

The hidden words: Artist Aisha Abid Hussain’s exhibition, Manuscript of Silent Conversation, at Canvas Gallery is about books, parchments  | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

After my repeated questions about the nature and meaning of words that keep on appearing in Aisha Abid Hussain’s new work, the artist responded: “it is just jargon.” On closer inspection, one realises the meaninglessness of these interwoven letters, on the smallest imaginable scale, filling considerable sections of her artworks. These also look like the … Read more

Eye of the beholder: Exhibition at Museum Rietberg, Zurich, maps various approaches towards Indian art | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Eye of the beholder: Exhibition at Museum Rietberg, Zurich, maps various approaches towards Indian art | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

‘View of Dwarka’ Jaipur 1850-1975. In art, perspective is perhaps the biggest and most successful lie that we believe in. The conflict between our vision and knowledge becomes obvious when we, say, reduce the height, width and precision of distant poles of a bridge while drawing them on a piece of paper. Knowing full well … Read more

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s grandson showcases portraits of life and death in distinct art exhibition

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto's grandson showcases portraits of life and death in distinct art exhibition

Nadeem Zuberi with artist Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, working on one of his instalations. Multifaceted instalation, and the first to unite Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s performance, video, and textile-based practices in a solo show titled ‘Tomorrow We Inherit the Earth: Notes from a Guerrilla War’ was showcased at the Sanat Gallery, Karachi. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is a … Read more

CM inaugurates Islamic calligraphic exhibition

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LAHORE – Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the Islamic calligraphic exhibition ‘Mojza-e-Fun’ at Alhamra Arts Council on Thursday in which 350 pieces of Islamic artwork from Pakistan, Turkey and other Muslims countries were put on display.  The CM took a keen interest in the exhibition.  Loading… He also attended Mehfil-e-Sama and commended the Qawals’ … Read more

The realm of imagination: A review of Maha Ahmed’s solo exhibition in London | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

The realm of imagination: A review of Maha Ahmed’s solo exhibition in London | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Art is a state of mind: the mind interacts with material, and creates a reality which is parallel to as well as a substitute for what existed previously. For centuries, mankind has also been producing objects that do not match with anything in nature. Unexpected and extraordinary entities emerge from that wide, wild territory we … Read more

The Scream: Eight of Edvard Munch’s most famous paintings are on display in virtual exhibition | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

The Scream: Eight of Edvard Munch’s most famous paintings are on display in virtual exhibition | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Edvard Munch The Scream. Munchmuseet. Nature has become a source of comfort and therapy for our indefinite life during the quarantine. We watch the monsoon season swiftly glide through summer skies: a soothing orchestra of city trees swinging in the distance catching the golden sunset light, framed perfectly by our home and car windows. Caught … Read more

Sculpture exhibition inaugurated

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LAHORE : Sculpture Art Foundation Pakistan (SAAF PAAK) President Lt-Gen (r) Khalid Maqbool inaugurated the biggest-ever sculpture exhibition in the history of Pakistan, housing the magnificent creations of over 50 renowned and young sculptors from all over the country at Hamail Art Gallery, Gulberg Main Boulevard, on Saturday evening. The former Punjab governor and president … Read more

Zones of displacement: Virtual exhibition features work of Ali Kazim, Faiza Butt and Salman Toor | Art & Culture

Zones of displacement: Virtual exhibition features work of Ali Kazim, Faiza Butt and Salman Toor | Art & Culture

Salman Toor: Green Group. Vladimir Birk, a character in Aleksandar Hemon’ novel, The Lazarus Project, describes himself as “a reasonably loyal citizen of a couple of countries”. Artists, too, can simultaneously belong to more time zones than one, if not countries. They may reside in one region, but become visible at a distant location — … Read more