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LIVES IN ART – September 2019



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor in Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
Drawn from Life
Lives, Artworks and Artists
Photo Essay
Homeward Bound
Profiles
In Conversation with Anila Quayyum Agha
Curating for the Public: An Interview with Muhammad Zeeshan, Curator KB19
Reviews
Defining the Intangible
Ghulam Mohammad- Gunjaan
Art, Material, and Memory: Karigari
“Infinity Net: the Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama” – by Yayoi Kusama
A Collective Journey – IVS Alumni Show 2019
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor in Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

RWelcome all to our September 2019 issue, “Lives in Art”, which brings its focus to …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  In a sense, all portraits are self-portraits. If drawn from observation, the work of …

IN FOCUS
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Drawn from Life

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

    “Masaccio’s origins are to be found in Castello San Giovanni di Valdarno where, …

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Lives, Artworks and Artists

by Amina Ejaz

  We are all composites of our life experiences. These experiences of life not only …

Photo Essay
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Homeward Bound

by Manisha Gera Baswani

The gentle, warm sea breeze lightly brushed my face as I lay foot on the …

Profiles
Anila Quayyum Agha, 2013, Photo credit: Steve Prachyl

In Conversation with Anila Quayyum Agha

by Rabeya Jalil  

   Anila Quayyum Agha is unquestionably one of the most illustrious and distinguished artists of …

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Curating for the Public: An Interview with Muhammad Zeeshan, Curator KB19

by Nageen Shaikh

  A biennial – or biennale in Italian – is a large-scale biannual art event …

Reviews
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Defining the Intangible

by Zarina Khan

  It is a well-known fact that geometry can be found in every single matter …

Mohammad_Daira-e-Kaar (Ambit), Iranian Ink and Paper Collage on wasli, 57 x 41.5cm with frame, 2019

Ghulam Mohammad- Gunjaan

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan

  Flair and fortune enact a massive role in the livelihood of a prosperous artist; …

Sulaman Arshad, Reminder

Art, Material, and Memory: Karigari

by Nageen Shaikh

  Studio Seven art gallery’s first artist residency “Karigari” (dexterity in skill based manual work) …

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“Infinity Net: the Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama” – by Yayoi Kusama

by Saulat Ajmal

Yayoi Kusama is known for channeling her neurosis into her work, but her autobiography reveals …

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A Collective Journey – IVS Alumni Show 2019

by Noor Butt

  After a five year hiatus, the IVS Alumni Association returns with its 7th edition in …