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  • Poetry and painting

    KARACHI: The inter-relatable aspects of various genres of art have now been well established...

    But very rarely, especially in Pakistan, does one see a painter doing an exhibition paying tribute to Urdu poetry and exploring his subject by looking through two distinct creative lenses...

  • Cave painting: Demons and depictions

    From time to time rock paintings have been discovered in different regions of Pakistan such as the Musa Khel region of Loralai District in Balochistan, the Buner, Swat and Mansehra Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Khaplu and Astor in Gilgit-Baltisan...

    There are nine rock shelters at this site which depict pre-historic and pre-Buddhist paintings...

  • Photography and painting show at Sindh museum

    HYDERABAD: The two-day painting and photography exhibition held at the Sindh Museum organised by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) concluded on Monday...

    Artists, social activists, mostly young students from different educational institutes, and individuals displayed their artworks at the event...

  • Painting and feminism: Shifting the gaze

    In her exhibition at the Canvas Gallery, Karachi, she displayed for the first time sculpted forms drawn and cut from bronze sheets as well as painted images...

    Throughout her vocation she has worked with a keen sense of observation of the many diversions and deviations in the ‘Woman’ series...

  • Five-day painting exhibition opens

    The three contributing artists – Uswa Ahmed, Nazia Akram and Seyhr Qayum – come from diverse backgrounds and have varied objectives in creating their work, but the visual thread that unites the work selected for the exhibit is irrefutable...

    Ms Admason said: “Uswa, Nazia and Seyhr are blurring and indeed challenging the distinction between contemporary and modern art...

  • Picasso’s painting fetches record price at New York auction

    NEW YORK: A painting by Pablo Picasso set a world record for an art work at a New York auction, selling for $179...

    Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” and Giacometti’s life-size “Pointing Man” were among dozens of masterpieces from the 20th century Christie’s offered in a curated sale titled “Looking Forward to the Past”...

  • Exhibition: For the love of painting

    The inscription on the invite for a recent show at Karachi’s Koel Gallery reads: ‘I found I could say something with colours and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way —things I had no words for’ (Georgia O’Keafe)...

    The paintings of the two participating artists on show, Uzma Sultan and Qadir Jhatial connect to the realm of a long tradition of painting, which despite equally strong traditions of innovation, experiment and...

  • Painting the essence of life

    ISLAMABAD: The walls of the Nomad gallery were brought to life as the vibrant collection of paintings by Bangladeshi artist Kazi Salahuddin and Pakistani artist Mohammad Ali Bhatti went on display...

    Bhatti is most well known for his figurative work which captured the beauty of each face in bold colours and the result always induced joy in the viewer...

  • Painting the real expressions

    Gifted with sharp observation and an outstanding pictorial memory, Nageen Yousaf Chaudhry was an introvert in her early life, facing hardships in learning texts and expressing herself in words...

    But now a promising visual artist, dress designer and singer, she is known for her excellence in paintings, especially the portraits, which she has been creating for almost a decade...

  • Art exhibition turns spotlight on missing Frida Kahlo painting

    POZNAN: After taking an overnight bus to Poznan in Poland for an exhibition on Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two Portuguese sisters are now standing in front of a curious blue suggestion box...

    “Who can tell us what happened to the missing painting or where we can find it?” reads a sign next to a photo of Kahlo’s largest work, ‘The Wounded Table’, a mysterious surrealist masterpiece that vanished without a trace in...

  • Painting the music within

    ISLAMABAD: A magnificent collection of paintings by Shafique Farooqi went on display at the AQS Centre of Arts, Culture, Dialogue, Education and Research, where he launched his beautiful coffee table book...

    The book titled ‘The Tale of Drunken Flutes in Whirling Dervishes’ is the 5th book by the acclaimed artist who has displayed his work at 101 solo shows and over a hundred group shows all over the world...

  • 37 youngsters take part in painting contest

    SAHIWAL: As many as 37 boys and girls participated in the district level painting competition held here on Monday at Jinnah Hall under the Chief Minster’s Talent Hunt Programme...

    ?More than 60 per cent of contestants from Pakpattan and Sahiwal? were girls?...

  • Mumtaz Hussain: making films & painting stories

    If a film-maker cannot tell a story with passion, detail and emotion drawing in audience then the film will only end up being a useless product...

    Mumtaz Hussain has taken firm hold of these reigns and has managed to not only write and direct films since over a decade, but also write a few books of short stories...

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