Gary Custodio on being ‘There’

Gary Custodio’s latest solo exhibiton at Ysobel Art Gallery runs on a cryptic title: There. Location and mislocation are at the center of this prize-winning painter’s newest abstract presentation. The curator’s notes talk of how There is ‘an abstract representation of the artist’s childhood experience’ and ‘is inspired by the artist’s experience of relocating from one…

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ART FACTS: Notions of love

Marium Agha’s first solo titled ‘But, My Dear, This Is Not Wonderland and You Are Not Alice’ at Chawkandi Art gallery, Karachi touched the notions of love. Her body of work was wrapped up in a fairy tale. She un wrapped the story in her paintings so the viewers can understand her point of view about…

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WHAT’S ON

TODAYn Natasha Kamal Eid Exhibition Refresh your wardrobe this season with a new Eid collection. The exhibition will be available at Fashion Pakistan Lounge from from 11am to 9pm. See you there! Grand Launch of Onyx Couture Fashion Central cordially invites you to the Grand Launch of Onyx Couture presenting new designs based on modern western…

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Remembering Ali A Mazrui

How do you go about immortalizing a man whose works already immortalized him while he was alive? That was precisely what Twaweza Communications of Kenya and Binghamton University of New York sought to do when they organized a symposium entitled ‘Critical Perspectives on Culture and Globalization: The Intellectual Legacy of Ali A Mazrui.’ The symposium, held…

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Gary Custodio on being ‘There’

Gary Custodio’s latest solo exhibiton at Ysobel Art Gallery runs on a cryptic title: There. Location and mislocation are at the center of this prize-winning painter’s newest abstract presentation. The curator’s notes talk of how There is ‘an abstract representation of the artist’s childhood experience’ and ‘is inspired by the artist’s experience of relocating from one…

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19-Year-Old Finds Solace in Artwork

Prince Tom has found joy in painting. At 19 years, Tom is already living his dream. Tom found his true calling in being a creative painter and juggled his commitments with ease partly because he was passionate about managing his time. He said painting was a talent that had been in him from a tender age…

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Gifted artist sells paintings on pavement to make a living

Of the people that throng Islamabad’s Kohsar Market, a few stray towards the adjacent park, alongside which Muhammad Bilal displays his art. Bilal can be seen politely discussing his techniques, attempting to sell his art pieces. His smile and calm demeanor remain constant although he barely manages to sell his paintings and is just managing to…

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As America Grapples With the Collision of New Ideas and Old Traditions, Lan Zhenghui Brings New Meaning to “East-Meets-West” With His Art

To personally witness America’s confrontation of ideas, the Chinese artist strategically schedules his New York residency and U.S. lecture tour to create a new body of work in the U.S. during one of its most turbulent periods ever. NEW YORK, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — “I want a front-row seat to personally witness this historic confrontation…

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