Masterpieces in Miniatures – Royal treat for Art lovers

The art lovers of the city were in for a treat, a royal treat indeed, as Gallery 6 opened its doors to a collection of rare miniature paintings of British and Indian royal families and rulers. The exhibition of portrait miniatures, small in size and scrupulous in detail with fine brushwork, depicted the charm of…

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Dr. Anwar revives Heritage through water-colour paintings

The veteran artist Dr. Ajaz Anwar explains the theme behind his paintings to the Turkish Ambassador Mustafa Babur Hazlan and DG of PNCA Tauqir Nasir. The water-colour paintings by Dr. Ajaz Anwar, put on display at National Art Gallery on Tuesday, were more than mere art. Dr. Anwar, by employing water-colours, has revived the grandeur…

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Zulfi’s realist paintings on display at Tanzara Gallery

Tanzara Art Gallery’s latest exhibition that opened on Thursday features contemporary realist paintings of Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi, who has wonderfully captured landscapes, and urban scenes. The art exhibition of the Lahore based artist comprises of 31 paintings, which flawlessly reflect the serenity of the rural side of Lahore as well as the vibrancy of the…

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Flowing Colours to make waves in Islamabad

“Bahtay Rang” opens at Gallery Louvre  To the good fortune of art lovers of Islamabad, Gallery Louvre is continually introducing innovative artwork from different regions of the country. The latest inductions are from two major cosmopolitan cities of Pakistan, Karachi and Lahore. The art exhibition titled “Bahtay Rang” features effervescent canvases of Khusro Sabzwari and…

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Travelling Art Exhibition fascinates Youth

The Public Art Show at Iqra University, Islamabad is perhaps Pakistan’s first travelling art exhibition, which aspires to draw a new audience towards art, in particular young generation. With this unique and innovative project, the organisers have proved that exclusivity in art is no longer in vogue, and it’s about accessibility nowadays. The exhibition was…

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Pictorial icons of Urban Social Disorder

‘Karachi Kahaniyan’ opens at Khaas Art Gallery Moeen Faruqi’s latest exhibition at Khaas Art Gallery, that opened on Tuesday, precisely captures the consequences of urbanization such as stressful life, social disorder and identity crisis. The rich colours portray the beautification of apparent lives including homes and attires, as one leap towards the urban lifestyle, while…

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Sufism showcased in exhibition at Nomad Gallery

Art Exhibition: Colours of love and peace  The challenges of the modern world maybe numerous, but through his vivid artwork, Mohsen Keiany, has offered simply one solution to diverse problems – the message of Sufis. In his latest exhibition at Nomad Art Gallery by Mohsen Keiany, a Britain based Irani artist, has used rich colours,…

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Hajra Mansur’s enchanting Art Exhibition

Painting exhibition of ‘Safeer-e-Mashriq’   Islamabad – Exquisitely delightful is perhaps the word that best describes the latest exhibition by Hajra Mansur, which opens on 20 October at Nomad Art Gallery in Islamabad. Around 30 art pieces on display endorse that famous Modern Romanticist Hajra Mansur has rightly been awarded the title of Safeer-e-Mashriq (Ambassador…

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In search of Cultural Identity – Art exhibition at Hunerkada

A thought-provoking exhibition of drawings, followed by a video presentation was held at Hunerkada Art Gallery on Saturday. The latest art exhibition by Asma Arshad Mahmood, a Toronto-based artist, portrays her effort to connect the dots of identity with lines of culture and origin. Complicated subjects such as politics, religion and history emerge as the…

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Gallery Louvre’s vibrant entry in Islamabad

Published in Pakistan Observer (15 Oct. 2011)Sana JamalIslamabad – With the largest solo exhibition of Pakistan’s renowned artist Ahmad Zoay, Gallery Louvre has stepped in Islamabad’s art and culture scene. “Gallery Louvre is a new comer to the capital but has been part of art scene for over a decade” told Salim Lalani, one of…

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Artistic dialogue between Berlin and Karachi

Exhibition “Through my Eyes – Soul of Pakistan”  Photograph by Hameed Moinuddin on display at an exhibition “Through my Eyes – Soul of Pakistan”. Islamabad – A photo exhibition titled “Through My Eyes – Soul of Pakistan”, featuring around 50 photographs shot in Karachi by a Pakistani photographer, Hameed Moinuddin were put on display at…

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Reflecting Age of Neo-Colonialism through Art

Since Art is considered a reflection of the society, the changing times and consequential circumstances seem to have greatly influenced the artists of our times. One such artist is Amin Rehman, who excels in employing textual expression in his artwork. Amin’s latest art exhibition titled ‘White Wash: Art in the Age of Neo-Colonialism’ opened at…

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