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Argentine artist Maria Martha Pichel painting exhibition in Islamabad

The Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Islamabad is holding another exhibition of Argentine painting in Pakistan, where argentine artist Maria Martha Pichel exposed more than 40 paintings.

In Pichel’s painting, human figure predominates in all its forms with visible expressionist features. She debuts with her first exhibition in 1982 at the Soudan Gallery, the following year she starts working as a draftswoman at the Favaloro Foundation, illustrating for anatomy and cardiovascular surgery books; she then is granted a scholarship to study at the Center of Visual Arts of Buenos Aires.

(By Zubair Ahmed Madani)


Art, Calligraphy Exhibitions

Farah Babar Rapu Jado exhibition at Kuch Khas

Kuch Khas Gallery Islamabad with collaboration of the Asian Study Group (ASG) organised an exhibition, presentation and demonstration of pewter silver work by Farah Babar.

Farah Babar practices the art of Rapu Jado, also known as metal embossing. She has incorporated Persian and Arabic motifs and calligraphy into her work. Farah's personal preference is for the Kufic and Thuluth scripts.
'Modern Miniaturists' exhibition at Unicorn Gallery

An exhibition of modern miniature paintings by today’s leading miniature artists will be held at Unicorn Gallery, Karachi.

The exhibition features new miniature art by Amjad Ali Talpur, Asif Ahmed, Attiya Shaukat, Ayesha Durrani, Imran Channa, Imran Mudassar, Irfan Hasan, Khadim Ali, Khalid Saeed Butt, Mudassar Manzoor, Raza Ur Rehman, Safdar Ali Qureshi, Saira Wasim, Ustad Bashir Ahmed, and Waseem Ahmed. Exhibition shall last from 20th to 30th November 2014. 

'Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy'

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC holding an exibition titled 'Nasta'liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy'. The exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on nasta'liq, a calligraphic script that developed in the 14th century in Iran and remains one of the most expressive forms of aesthetic refinement in Persian culture and Urdu typography to this day. The exhibition features more than 20 works ranging from 1400 to 1600. Exhibition continues from September 13, 2014 – March 22, 2015

Retrospective exhibition of Laila Shahzada

Unicorn Gallery is presenting a retrospective exhibition of the late Master artist Laila Shahzada on 10th December 2014.

Laila Shahzada a pioneer of modern art painting in Pakistan, was one of Pakistan's most internationally renowned artists and the first women painters to gain international recognition with exhibitions around the world.

Exhibition opening time 5-8 pm. from 10th to 30th December 2014.

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'Karachi Art Scene 2014' Exhibition at Art Scene Gallery

Karachi Art Scene 2014, Mussarat Arif, Art Scene Gallery

A group exhibition of the artworks of 45 artists of Karachi was organized to celebrate the launch of the The Art Scene Gallery's new chapter. The guests experienced pleasure of witnessing the artworks of selected artists from Karachi including legendary artists of Pakistan. Titled 'Karachi Art Scene 2014' the show conveys the contemporary art scene of Karachi by focusing solely on the city's artists.

The exhibition includes masters as well as contemporary artists: Jamil Naqsh, Gulgee, Ahmed Parvez, Mashkoor Raza, Tassaduq Sohail, Maqbool Ahmed, Moazzam Ali, Javed Qamar, Nahid Raza, Rabia Zuberi, Wahab Jaffer, Ali Abbas, A Q Arif, Khusro Sabzwari, Hanif Shahzad, Musarrat Arif, G N Qazi, S A Noory, Abrar Ahmed were among the noted artists.

Now and Upcoming Events

The International Exhibition of Calligraphy' 2015
12th March – 12th April, 2015, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow

'Determination', solo show of Muhammad Ismail Art Chowk The Gallery presents 'Determination', solo show of Muhammad Ismail 18-30 Nov, 2014, 5:00 pm

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
September 23, 2014–May 3, 2015

7th Edition of India Art Fair NSIC Exhibition Grounds, New Delhi 110020
29th January, 1st February, 2015

Major Miniaturists: modern miniature paintings Unicorn Gallery, D116/1A, Block 4, Clifton, Karachi
20th - 30th November, 2014

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