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MONA, Mona Naqsh biography and art by Seemah Niaz. Review Zubair Ahmed Madani

MONA; Mona Naqsh's biography and work by Seemah Niaz

Mona Naqsh Artist ‘Mona’ was written by Seemah Niaz, Director of the Unicorn Gallery with articles contributed by Marjorie Husain, Mohsin Jaffri and Salwat Ali among many others.

With over 200 pages the book features Mona’s stunning compositions from her first exhibition in the 80s to present day.

The book contains 151 color plates of the artist’s paintings, an introduction and an interview with Mona by Seemah Niaz. There’s also a recollection of life with her father by the artist, and previously published reviews by Marjorie Husain, Salwat Ali, Amjad Ali Mohsin Jaffri, M.A Sidduqui and Zehra Javeri as well as a delightful piece by Lubna Agha.

The book 'MONA', extensively featured her career spanning over 25 years.

(By Zubair Ahmed Madani)


Art Galleries and Exhibition Houses in Karachi

Classical Painting Atelier
Classical Painting Atelier, book by Juliette Aristides

Author: Juliette Aristides
ISBN: 9780823006588 | Watson-Guptill Pubns | 2008 | English
A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

أعمال مركز جمعة الماجد للثقافة والتراث في حفظ المخطوطات في غرب إفريقيا

Works of Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in preserving manuscripts in West Africa.
 Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai, a charitable institution, takes the responsibility for preserving manuscriptsin the world regardless to religious or ethnic identity, trying to spread them to achieve the goal of its founder, Mr. Juma Al Majid. This publication describes the work of the Center.

Unicorn Gallery
Dr. Akbar Naqvi, Khujwa Recollected, Unicorn Gallery

In the book Dr. Naqvi recollects the journeys of his ancestors over mopre than a milenium. The book is an adventure into the identity of the author which is rooted in the basic values of his family, and the special study of the enlightenment in al-Hind which arose from Muslim presence in the Sub-continent.

Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan

By Salima Hashmi: Hanging Fire covers a fascinating range of subjects and media, from installation and video art to sculpture, drawing, and paintings in the “contemporary miniature” tradition. Essays by distinguished contributors including Salima Hashmi, Ayesha Jalal and Mohsin Hamid, place contemporary Pakistani art in a cultural, historical, and artistic perspective. This dynamic catalogue provides a groundbreaking look at recent and current trends in Pakistani art.

Pakistan gave the world cotton & paper
R A Jairazbhoy, Pakistan gave world cotton and paper, Zubair Ahmed Madani

R A Jairazbhoy
Paperback – January 1, 1996
Author(s) : R A Jairazbhoy
Publisher : FEROZSONS
ISBN Number : 9690012886
Language : English
Page(s) : 44


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Aspects of Art-Marjorie Hussain

Marjorie Hussain author of the book 'Aspect of Art'

Author: Marjorie Hussain
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Aspects of Art comprehensively covers the theory and practice of Art fundamentals. A guide for teachers as well as students, it is a point of departure from which Art history and its disciplines will become more accessible.

Pakistan Art Review: Current Issue

Pakistan Art Review: Current Issue

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