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  • All-female art exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery attempts to redress gender disparity in contemporary art

    And now, as it prepares to mark its 30th anniversary, the Saatchi Gallery in London is set to get the art world talking again, with its first all-female exhibition...

    “We’ve always supported the work of women artists over the years, many of those have gone on to have key roles in the contemporary art world, but I think there’s still a huge amount of work to be done,” said Nigel Hurst, the gallery’s chief executive...

  • PSIC to establish ‘Gandhara Art Village’ in Taxila

    Plans to establish the showcase, called the ‘Gandhara Art Village’, were announced by the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC), and will provide a platform for the export of such products as well as a window into the rich cultural heritage of Taxila...

    While highlighting the art village, Butt said a training centre, common facility centre, display centre and design centre would also be established in Taxila...

  • Gandhara art important to Korean culture: scholar

    ISLAMABAD: Many art pieces in Pakistan belong to the ‘Gandhara’ era...

    This was said by Korean scholar and General Secretary Gandhara Art and Culture Association (GACA) Ms Esther Park at a seminar titled ‘Gandhara and Korean Buddhist Culture’ on Friday...

  • Harappan connections opens at Gandhara Art Space

    KARACHI: An exhibition of ancient artefacts, contemporary potteries and interpretive artworks titled Harappan connections opened at the Gandhara Art Space on Thursday evening...

    Apart from being a photographic exhibition of Harappan artefacts that are part of the Lahore Museum’s permanent collection of the Indus Vallery Civilisation objects, the display also includes terracotta replicas made by Mohammad Nawaz and contemporary...

  • Taxila Museum to have new art gallery

    TAXILA: A new gallery adjacent to Taxila Museum would soon be opened to public as officials of the Punjab archaeology department and museums have started with decorations...

    The new gallery was constructed with an estimated cost of Rs5...

  • Young painter wants art gallery in KP

    PESHAWAR: Young artist Pir Hamid Ali alias Kheshgi Khan believes that art is a strong medium of expression through which social and cultural ways of a nation can be preserved and also a peace narrative can be built the way people think and act in a particular landscape under prevailing geo-political conditions...

    A resident of Kheshgi Payyan in Nowshera district, the artist has demanded of the government to set up a state-of-the art...

  • Virdh opens at Canvas art gallery

    KARACHI: There are very few seasoned Pakistani artists whose works defy predictability...

    Every time she creates a new body of work, art lovers throng to it to see what fresh perspectives she has come up with in relation to both her art and life, which in her case are two sides of the same coin...

  • First art gallery in Sialkot

    SIALKOT: The city has got its first art gallery established by a local architect and artist who recently completed his fine arts degree from the National College of Arts in Lahore...

    Maroof Ahmad Chaudhry told the media that Sialkot had been deprived of an art gallery for decades, which gave him an idea of establishing an international standard gallery here for promoting local talent in fine arts...

  • The Future is Now opens Art Chowk gallery

    KARACHI: The invite to the show The Future is Now that began at the Art Chowk Gallery on Thursday reads: ‘drawing is as crucial to visual art as the alphabet is to writing’...

    Though it would be difficult not to go with the claim, drawing should not just be confined to the assertion that it is the basic element to comprehend and create art...

  • Binary opens at Canvas art gallery

    KARACHI: There’s almost an antithesis to, or direct opposite of, everything we encounter in our daily lives...

    This twofold aspect of existence is the subject of an exhibition of Adeel uz Zafar’s artworks titled Binary, which began at the Canvas art gallery on Tuesday...

  • Annual Art Bazaar held at Gallery 6

    ISLAMABAD: A huge collection of paintings, including the works of Sadequain and Jamil Naqsh, went on display at an art bazaar hosted by Gallery 6 on Sunday...

    The art bazaar is held each year in March during which artworks are offered at discounted prices of up to 70pc...

  • Aas Paas opens at Art Chowk gallery

    KARACHI: A four-person exhibition titled Aas Paas opened at the Art Chowk gallery on Tuesday...

    Adnan Mairaj gives it all the nice little final touch by virtue of his ‘Karachi to Lahore’ series (etching on print)...

  • U-Turn opens at Sanat art gallery

    KARACHI: The term U-Turn usually has negative connotations because it implies opting for a compromising course as opposed to the previously taken right(eous) one...

    It also has positive implications, for example, when artists choose to get out of their comfort zones to further push the boundaries of their art, they’re basically travelling down the road not taken...

  • GALLERY: The Art of Balance

    When society strives to transform itself, there are always forces that resist change, and art usually finds itself in the eye of that storm, challenging traditional definitions of aesthetics or presenting new interpretations of events and experiences...

    ’Is war the only experience of our times? Art expresses and reflects but also has the power to heal...

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