Surrealism in Pakistan

Issue 48 Text | Mariam Qureshi Visuals | As mentioned The Surrealists sought to channel the unconscious as a means to unlock the power of the imagi

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The Summer Show

Issue 48 Text | Sara Yawar Visuals | Courtesy Canvas Gallery An exhibition titled ‘The Summer Show’ took place at Canvas Gallery in Karachi on

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Tranquil Motions

Issue | 47 Text | Shanzay Subzwari Photography | Humayun Memon I walked into the gallery space of the Alliance Francaise de Karachi, greeted by a

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Art Dubai 2019

The annual Art Week in March is a series of events in Dubai and the UAE full of events, performances, exhibitions, installations and festivals. My fir

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Graphic Trajectories

Babar Gull’s linear paintings pose formal dilemmas, linguistic slippages, and categorical paradoxes that turn formal analysis into a game – and pe

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Winners in Art

The jury commended Sajjad Nawaz, for his work Untitled. Nawaz’s meticulous magnifications decontextualize nature, even as they underscore his compre

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Art In altenrative space

Art in alternative spaces

Too many of us have become accustomed to readying ourselves to view art – as one readies oneself to interact with a hallowed space or an official on

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We Are All Mad Here

We Are All Mad Here

A myriad of colours welcomed the audience as they stepped into Canvas Gallery recently. Reds, blues, greens and yellows infused into one another as th

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Pale Sentinels

Pale Sentinels

The legendary Punjabi poet Amrita Pritam, who died in October 2005 at the age of 86, powerfully symbolizes the syncretic culture of the Indo-Gangetic

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A rebel who conforms

These days art is all about strange juxtapositions and conceptual gimmicks. Although in todays age this ethos works well and the boundaries of art are

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