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Art and Internationalism – March 2020



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Guest Editor
In Focus
Parallel Trends
Between the Art & the City LB02: a creative relationship
Photo Essay
Lahore Biennale 02
Profiles
Lahore Biennale 02: Samina Iqbal in conversation with Dr. Iftikhar Dadi at Pak Tea House, Lahore
NAZIA ANDALEEB PREEMA AND FRANCESCA CAROL ROLLA IN CONVERSATION DHAKA, BANGLADESH.
Reviews
THP Daak
A Juvenile Tale
Indispositions
Godfather of contemporary art of India, stalwart of the history of South Asian art – Maqbool Fida Husain
Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle
From boys to men
Father Figure
Abid Hasan Unearths Scintillating Allegories
Book Review: Because of Iqbal Geoffrey  
AROUND THE BIENNALE IN 33 DAYS
View Within
Finding Karachi at IPAF 2020
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Welcome to the March 2020 issue of ArtNow, “Art and Internationalism”. This month’s issue focuses …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  The world is small and huge at the same instance. In terms of distance, …

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Letter from the Guest Editor

by Qudsia Rahim

Tracing the Journey to LB02   The Lahore Biennale Foundation (LBF) has aimed to create …

IN FOCUS
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Parallel Trends

by Aasim Akhtar

  The new millennium is a privileged vantage point from which to consider the major …

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Between the Art & the City LB02: a creative relationship

by Hurmut ul Ain

    Ghulam Abbas’s acclaimed short story Over Coat is a character sketch of an …

Photo Essay
Profiles
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Lahore Biennale 02: Samina Iqbal in conversation with Dr. Iftikhar Dadi at Pak Tea House, Lahore

by Samina Iqbal

Dr. Iftikhar Dadi is Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art and Director …

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NAZIA ANDALEEB PREEMA AND FRANCESCA CAROL ROLLA IN CONVERSATION DHAKA, BANGLADESH.

by Francesca Carol Rolla

  Francesca Carol Rolla: Dhaka, Bangladesh. February 2020. Here we are together to push forward …

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THP Daak

by Baneen Mirza & Shamama Hasany

    Bookmaking and self publishing as an artistic practice has embodied a counterculture spirit …

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A Juvenile Tale

by Shumaila Islam

A show displaying multiple puerile cartoon characters in mini scale creating a weaved pattern for …

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Indispositions

by Ammara Jabbar

Talha Rathore’s recently concluded show at Chawkandi Art Gallery titled Indispositions, engages with the organic …

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Godfather of contemporary art of India, stalwart of the history of South Asian art – Maqbool Fida Husain

by Maheen Aziz

  The name of MF Husain is not unfamiliar to the world; He is remembered …

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Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan

Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle By Shireen Ikramullah Khan“I am connected to the indigenous, to …

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From boys to men

by Numair A. Abbasi

  Throughout millennia, artists have continually portrayed men in a gamut of ways. These depictions …

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Father Figure

by Samar F. Zia

The Rangoonwala Foundation London presented its first ever exhibition at the Asia House in London …

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Abid Hasan Unearths Scintillating Allegories

by Haroon Shuaib

  Abid Hasan’s exhibition titled, “Scintillating Allegories”, opened at Gallery 6 Islamabad this February, comprises …

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Book Review: Because of Iqbal Geoffrey  

by Fatima Ghulam  

  Pakistan’s primer art institution, the National College of Arts, recognizing the great contribution of …

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AROUND THE BIENNALE IN 33 DAYS

by Quddus Mirza

  Jean Paul Sartre wrote “We live in time”; but as there is no singular …

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View Within

by Sanie Bokhari

  Most art today employs technology at one if not most, stages of its production, …

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Finding Karachi at IPAF 2020

by ArtNow Pakistan

In recent years several organisations have emerged in Pakistan that are dedicated to bringing art …