Soraya Sikander

Amongst South Asia's Contemporary Artists, Soraya Sikander, is one of today's leading contemporary painters known for inventing the 'Calligraphy Landscape'. Internationally recognised for her pioneering style, the artist has exhibited at galleries and museums in China, Singapore, Netherlands, UK, UAE, Pakistan and more. Trained from London Atelier of Representational Arts & University College London's Slade Summer School, the artist is one of the few to have the distinction of being both, critically acclaimed, as well as a commercial success. Her recent exhibition includes the 8th International Beijing Biennale. Dubbed 'Artist to Collect'. Soraya Sikander's tonal landscapes are an interpretation of places seen from the mind's eye. For more information about this piece email us on: info@unicorngalleryblog.com

Ayesha Durrani

Ayesha Durrani is a modern miniaturist. She graduated in 2003 from the National College of Arts with a BFA. Ayesha has held several international exhibitions including at Unicorn Space Dubai, Unicorn Gallery Lahore, Aicon Gallery New York and Gallery 27 Cork Street, London, Dubai, New Delhi etc. Ayesha Durrani draws out feminist topics through her work exploring themes of female bondage and arranged marriages in Pakistani culture.

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 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

Imran Mudassar

Imran Mudassar has Bachelors in Fine Arts with a Distinction from National College of Arts, and was awarded the Award of Excellence by Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore. He has shown in Art Hong Kong (2010), “Assemble Reassemble”, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi (2010). He has completed a residency at the Visual Art Collective (Khoj International … Continue reading Imran Mudassar

Ayesha Durrani

Ayesha Durrani is a leading modern miniaturist artist. Having graduated from the prestigious National College of Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree, Ayesha has held several international exhibitions including at Aicon Gallery in New York and Gallery 27 Cork Street, London, Dubai, New Delhi, Unicorn Gallery Karachi and Lahore etc. Ayesha Durrani draws … Continue reading Ayesha Durrani

‘Moving Landscape’ by Imran Mudassar

To purchase this artwork email: unicorngallery@gmail.com or call us +92 300 8260580 Imran Mudassar has Bachelors in Fine Arts with a Distinction from National College of Arts, and was awarded the Award of Excellence by Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore. He has shown in Art Hong Kong (2010), “Assemble Reassemble”, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi (2010). … Continue reading ‘Moving Landscape’ by Imran Mudassar

Waseem Ahmed

Waseem Ahmed is a modern miniaturist based in Germany. Born in Hyderabad, Pakistan (1976) Waseem graduated from National College of Arts in 2000 with “Honors” in the field of Miniature Painting. He mixes Mughal tradition, fusing it with modern elements and through his work he comments on contemporary socio-political events. Waseem has participated in several solo … Continue reading Waseem Ahmed

Waseem Ahmed

Waseem Ahmed is a modern miniaturist based in Germany. Born in Hyderabad, Pakistan (1976) Waseem graduated from National College of Arts in 2000 with “Honors” in the field of Miniature Painting. He mixes Mughal tradition, fusing it with modern elements and through his work he comments on contemporary socio-political events. Waseem has participated in several solo … Continue reading Waseem Ahmed

Ayesha Durrani

  Ayesha Durrani is a modern miniaturist. She graduated in 2003 from the National College of Arts with a BFA. Ayesha has held several international exhibitions including at Aicon Gallery New York and Gallery 27 Cork Street, London, Dubai, New Delhi etc. Ayesha Durrani draws out feminist topics through her work exploring themes of female … Continue reading Ayesha Durrani

Attiya Shaukat

  Attiya Shaukat has a BFA in Fine Arts from National College of Arts as well as from the Lahore College of Women. Through her work she explores her personal narrative. Having suffered paralysis, the artist highlights images of spines, vertebrae and mechanical parts. Attiya uses the age-old tradition of miniature painting and incorporates it into … Continue reading Attiya Shaukat

Attiya Shaukat

Attiya Shaukat has a BFA in Fine Arts from National College of Arts as well as from the Lahore College of Women. Through her work she explores her personal narrative. Having suffered paralysis, the artist highlights images of spines, vertebrae and mechanical parts. Attiya uses the age-old tradition of miniature painting and incorporates it into modern … Continue reading Attiya Shaukat

Safdar Ali Qureshi

Safdar Ali Qureshi graduated from the National College of Arts in 2005. Born in Larkana, Sindh, he is currently a visiting faculty member teaching miniature painting at the Centre of Excellence in Arts Design, MUET, Jamshoro. Safdar Ali Qureshi’s work involves a revival of traditional skills with the experimentation of contemporary viewpoints and technology. Safdar … Continue reading Safdar Ali Qureshi

Major Miniaturists 20 – 30 November 2014

Unicorn Gallery requests the pleasure of your company at the opening reception of the exhibition 'Major miniaturists' on Thursday 20th November 2014 from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibition brings together the choicest works of leading contemporary miniature artists.