'MANNAT II' by Rabia Yaseen PKR 80,000/ Mixed media on canvas, 24 by 28 inches. Year 2018.   RABIA YASEEN is a studio-based Ph.D researcher and visual artist since the last 8 years. Rabia's work comprises the ideology and realization of ’tasawwuf' that is represented through metaphoric visual vocabulary. Rituals, practices and the affiliation with the subject groomed … Continue reading Rabia Yaseen

Rabia Yaseen

Iqbal Durrani

Artist: Iqbal Durrani Medium: Oil on canvas Year: 1980 Iqbal Durrani Iqbal Durrani is a senior painter known for his textural paintings and use of line, space and colors. Each basic element is composed in harmony with each other, stolid but statuesque women and pigeons; He manages to work on surfaces in painstaking ways. Having … Continue reading Iqbal Durrani

Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Munir was born into a family of fine artists, in the year 1982, in Jhang, Pakistan. Shiblee’s ancestors followed the first Mughal Emperor Babur from their native Afghanistan to Persia and then India, as part of his team of painters and calligraphers, remaining at the Delhi court until the early 19th century. However, with … Continue reading Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Muneer was born in Jhang, Pakistan in a family of artists, in which miniature painting has been practiced for centuries. The family legend has it that Muneerʼs ancestors followed the first Mughal Emperor Babur from their native Afghanistan to Persia and then India, as part of his team of painters and calligraphers. The painting … Continue reading Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Munir

SHIBLEE MUNIR is a popular contemporary artist with a background in miniature painting. In his work, the artist uses the formalist methods of Mughal court atelier artists. An age old technique, imbibing all the classical principles. His artworks address issues of today; our biases, reading of history, cultural imperialism, religion and politics etc. Shiblee Munir … Continue reading Shiblee Munir

Soraya Sikander

Soraya Sikander is a contemporary landscape painter known for inventing a mix of land into sea based paintings called 'calligraphy landscapes'. The artist has exhibited at leading museums and galleries including Beijing Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Galerie Patries Van Dorst, National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah, National Art Gallery of Bangladesh etc. E … Continue reading Soraya Sikander

  Sadequain is Pakistan’s most renowned master artist. Sadequain’s paintings and murals are in major museums and organizations and he is considered a leading pioneer in modern Pakistani art movement. A number of publications are available on the life and art of Sadequain. The artist won several awards for his work including:Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 1960 from … Continue reading Sadequain

Sadequain

Tassaduq Sohail

Tassaduq Sohail, a well-known contemporary painter, was born in Jullundar in 1930 and later migrated to Lahore. His family moved him to Karachi in 1952. In Karachi, he found a rich Urdu literary circle and joined them where he was termed as qissa-go, for his talent of tale-narrating, by Muhammad Hasan Askari, the urdu teacher … Continue reading Tassaduq Sohail

Sadequain

Sadequain is Pakistan's most renowned master artist. Sadequain's paintings and murals are in major museums and organizations and he is considered a leading pioneer in modern Pakistani art movement. A number of publications are available on the life and art of Sadequain. The artist won several awards for his work including:Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 1960 from Government … Continue reading Sadequain

Farina Najam

Farina Najam is a young graduate with an MFA degree in painting from the College of Art and Design, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan (2015 to date) and a BFA in painting from institute of design & Visual Arts Lahore College for Women University, Lahore (2010 -2014). The artist paints primarily in enamels on canvas and explores human … Continue reading Farina Najam