The transition from the conventional and the modern to the postmodern is already underway among Pakistani artists, and The Rising Tide is a manifestation of that crossing.
Four women artists share their concerns about self and surroundings on canvas.
Poppy Seed’s exhibit, ‘Framing the Local Context,’ was an attempt to use indigenous literary and cultural traditions to build original imagery instead of borrowing western constructs.
While the content of Poppy Seed’s well-coordinated exhibit ‘Printoday’ was strong, the quality of workmanship was uneven.
Naveed Sadiq reframes orthodox miniature images in new perspectives without distorting their true form.
Inspired by their mentor, Halepoto’s students relive the indigenous glory of Sindh – but with a marked sense of loss.
Though an interesting concept, “The Karachi Miniature” fails to capture the city’s temperament and articulates the miniature philosophy only in parts.
Strong working skills and creative energy marked the work of four women artists who made their debut at Canvas Gallery.
The strength of Imran Mir’s Eleventh Paper on Modernism resides in the quality and range of his work.
Focusing on people and their environment, Mohatta Palace Museum’s photography exhibit went beyond the average touristy visuals of Pakistan.