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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...

  • 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

    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...

    The latest exhibition of her acrylic paintings titled Virdh that commenced at the Canvas Art Gallery on Thursday reinforces this point...

  • 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

    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...

    Zafar’s art in the exhibition reaches the viewer on, ironically, two levels...

  • 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...

  • U-Turn opens at Sanat art gallery

    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...

    The idea for the group show titled U-Turn that opened at the Sanat art gallery on Tuesday seems to lean towards the latter...

  • 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...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    This was stated by General Offi­cer Commanding (GOC) Hyder­abad Major General Mohammad Ali on Tuesday while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a one-day art exhibition highlighting sacrifices of Pakistan Army rendered on Sept 6 in 1965 and those of police as well as Rangers...

  • ARTSPEAK: SCIENCE OF ART, ART OF SCIENCE

    We either deprive our young people of the humanising impact of literature and art or we deprive them of the investigative objectivity of the sciences...

    The Greeks considered art to be techne — the source of the word technology...

  • ART HISTORY: THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE

    To cut a long story short, this has been going on now for the past 130 years and the tower has become an international attraction as well as an icon for the world’s most beautiful city...

    What only a few people in France know (and this happens to be a very recent discovery, I admit, for me too!) is the fact that for a similar international exhibition in 1878 two pavilions were built to demonstrate Scandinavian and Indian construction...

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