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January 2013 Art & Language



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Editorial
In Focus
Globalism in the Wake of Conceptual Art
Peeling the Proverbial Onion
Photo Essay
Nashmia Haroon captures Art in Words
Profiles
Memoirs of Art in Pakistan
Like a Magician’s Act
Reviews
Ussman aur Mein
The Process of Poetry
Sublime Encounters
Cityscape/Landscape
Book Review: Painting – Documents of Contemporary Art
EDITORIAL
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Editorial

by QuddusMirza

‘In the beginning was the Word’- but according to another divine narration, ‘God created man …

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There is a famous line describing the character of Pakistan’s national cricket team. ‘The only …

IN FOCUS
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Globalism in the Wake of Conceptual Art

by by Adnan Madani

The art history and art theory of the 20th century was dominated by a methodology that …

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Peeling the Proverbial Onion

by by Samina Choonara

To address the relationship between art and language one must revisit the circular history of …

Photo Essay
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Nashmia Haroon captures Art in Words

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Ancient handwritten book, Museum of Natural History, New York. Text for ‘Mazar Bazar’, an exhibition …

Profiles
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Memoirs of Art in Pakistan

by by Sajida Ali

Marjorie Husain is an integral part of the Pakistani art scene on several levels: artist, …

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Like a Magician’s Act

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Hasnat Mehmood talks to ArtNow about why he oscillates between various art forms and why …

Reviews
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Ussman aur Mein

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When artist Ussman Ghouri passed away last year, he left behind a vast collection of …

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The Process of Poetry

by by Dua Abbas Rizvi

Mian Ijaz ul Hassan is one of those rare Pakistani painters who are relentless in …

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Sublime Encounters

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“The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion …

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Cityscape/Landscape

by by Lavinia Filippi

Bend in the Scapes” at Satrang Gallery in Islamabad presents metropolitan, bucolic and ‘mental’ landscapes …

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Book Review: Painting – Documents of Contemporary Art

by by Seher Naveed

Painting – Documents of Contemporary Art. Edited by Terry R. Myers. 240 pages. Whitechapel Gallery. In …