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Lahore through Art – February 2019



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
From LB01 to LB02: on the continuum of an engaged artistic ethos
Art and the City      
Art and the Public
Photo Essay
The Space of Art
Profiles
Iqbal Geoffrey: The Incredible Artist of Our Times      
THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY
Reviews
Gaze
Watercolor magicians in Karachi
NOTHING IS LOST  
Transcriptase
Percieving Orangi with a fresh frame of reference: maps altering perceptions
Pindi NCA thesis show- Refreshing, new and novel
NCA, Lahore Thesis Show 2018
OF VERDANT DYSTOPIAS AND MATTERS OF THE HEART
Where Art meets activism: “Displacement and social ecology”
Klimt/Schiele: Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna  
Fisher woman of my Mohenjo-Daro
An Ode to the Human Spirit
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

  Welcome all, to the February 2019 issue of ArtNow, “Lahore and Art”, which will bring …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  Several years ago, a Pakistani artist was interviewed by an international publication. On the …

IN FOCUS
Visitors with Ayesha Jatoi's work for LB01, Lahore Museum

From LB01 to LB02: on the continuum of an engaged artistic ethos

by Zarmina Rafi

In November 2018, the Lahore Biennale Foundation named Hoor Al Qasimi, President and Director of …

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Art and the City      

by Syed Faisal Sajjad

A city is not a museum. It is unlike any object of desire that can …

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Art and the Public

by Nabah Ali Saad

  A Discourse on Commissioned Works in Public Space   Thirty-five years ago, the artist …

Photo Essay
Profiles
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Iqbal Geoffrey: The Incredible Artist of Our Times      

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“I took two hundred drawing to Ali Imam and asked him to pick 100, which …

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THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY

by Aasim Akhtar

Never for a moment have I thought I could ever not paint, says Ijaz-ul-Hassan Mian …

Reviews
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Gaze

by Jovita Alvares

Considered as one of his most controversial artworks today, the infamous piece, ‘Erased De Kooning’ …

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Watercolor magicians in Karachi

by Maheen Aziz

    In collaboration with International Watercolor Society, Art Citi Gallery held the second part …

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NOTHING IS LOST  

by Fatima Ghulam

  In some sense, art and fashion are similar, considering that some artists, both globally …

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Transcriptase

by Sara Yawar

A group show titled Transcriptase: The genetics of international and regional art and design took …

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Percieving Orangi with a fresh frame of reference: maps altering perceptions

by Koonj Syed

    In response to the urban artist community’s disconnect with their surroundings, the Karachi …

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Pindi NCA thesis show- Refreshing, new and novel

by Mariam Qureshi

  Although Rawalpindi National College of Arts is young in its inception but it is …

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NCA, Lahore Thesis Show 2018

by HIra Shah

Fine Arts Thesis display this year at NCA has been alike a landscape that serves …

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OF VERDANT DYSTOPIAS AND MATTERS OF THE HEART

by ZOHREEN MURTAZA

  On 18th January Gallery O Art Space opened its doors to Atif Khan’s Solo …

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Where Art meets activism: “Displacement and social ecology”

by Koonj Sayed

    The first Biennale Round table conference held on 11th January 2019 at Alliance …

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Egon Schiele, Group of Three Girls, 1911
Pencil, watercolour and gouache with white gouache heightening on packing paper, 44.7 x 30.8 cm
The Albertina Museum, Vienna
Exhibition organised by the Royal Academy of Arts, London and the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Klimt/Schiele: Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna  

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan

  Klimt / Schiele: Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna is organised by the Royal …

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Fisher woman of my Mohenjo-Daro

by Sara Yawar

Fisher woman of my Mohenjo-Daro took place at the Jamil Naqsh Museum on the 29th …

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An Ode to the Human Spirit

by Noor Butt

  Several decades into his career, artist Abdul Jabbar Gull presents a new body of …