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NEO GEOMETRY – AUGUST 2019



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor in Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
The exalted testimony | The confluence of geometry and modernism in Pakistani art
The South Asian Influence of Neo-Geometry on Art and Architecture – Kamil Khan Mumtaz and Rasheed Araeen
Photo Essay
The Geometric Machine
Profiles
A candid conversation with Isabel Lewis
Inside COMO| A conversation with Seher Tareen
Shahid Waheed Khan – Keeping the Venerable Art of Ceramic Alive
Reviews
Being
Parde Main Rehne Do
Is This Work Taxed
A Jumbo Alteration
Artistic and Literary Ruptures: An Apology to Shaikh Ayaz
Book Review| annus mirabilis? art in the year 2000
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor in Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Welcome all to the August 2019 issue of ArtNow with the exciting new theme of …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  In its origin, the word ‘geometry’ emanating from the Greek term geometria is about …

IN FOCUS
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The exalted testimony | The confluence of geometry and modernism in Pakistani art

by Numair A. Abbasi

    The etymology of “Geometry” traces its origins to the Greek words ‘Geo’ (Earth) …

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The South Asian Influence of Neo-Geometry on Art and Architecture – Kamil Khan Mumtaz and Rasheed Araeen

by Nabah Ali Saad  

  The term “Neo-Geometry” first became a part of the art world in 1986 when …

Photo Essay
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The Geometric Machine

by Jahanzeb Haroon

  From the Zen aesthetics of minimalism, the spiritual ascension of field painting to the …

Profiles
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A candid conversation with Isabel Lewis

by Maheen Aziz

  Trained in philosophy, literature and dance, Isabel Lewis is a contemporary performance artist based …

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Inside COMO| A conversation with Seher Tareen

by Nimra Khan

Nimra Khan: What was the motivation behind establishing this space and what do you hope …

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Shahid Waheed Khan – Keeping the Venerable Art of Ceramic Alive

by Haroon Shuaib

The art of pottery and ceramics has been a legacy of all civilizations from times …

Reviews
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Being

by ArtNow Pakistan

On 18th June 2019, O Art Space hosted a show titled ‘Being’, which came together …

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Parde Main Rehne Do

by Rayah Imtiaz

The Sanat Initiative hosted an art exhibition titled Parde Main Rehne Do, consisting of the …

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Is This Work Taxed

by Sara Yawar

A show by Jaffer Hasan titled ‘Is This Work Taxed?’ took place at Full Circle …

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A Jumbo Alteration

by Sara Yawar

A group show by three multidisciplinary Pakistani artists titled “A Jumbo Alteration” took place at …

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Artistic and Literary Ruptures: An Apology to Shaikh Ayaz

by Nageen Shaikh

    An Apology to Shaikh Ayaz at Chawkandi Art gallery educates and titillates our …

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Book Review| annus mirabilis? art in the year 2000

by Nabah Ali Saad

  written by Richard Cork Illustrated. 368 pg. Yale University Press 1994     An article …