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March 2016 The Art of Bangladesh



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
MARCH EDITORIAL
In Focus
A Strange and Sublime Address: The Artist’s Studio
Notes from My Journal: A Visit to Bangladesh
Art & Value
From Another Perspective
Photo Essay
Karachi Literature Festival 2016
Profiles
In Conversation with Bina Sarkar Ellahi
Studio Visit: Ruby Chishti in Bushwick, New York
The Country of Last Things: Huma Mulji in Conversation with Noorjehan Bilgrami
Reviews
Scenes for a New Heritage
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows Are So Deep
Material as Meaning in the Art of Saba Khan : A Bouquet at the India Art Fair 2016
A Weave Worth a Thousand Words
THE ABC OF ART
Thoughts Through the Body
Leonardo do Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius
Calcutta Continuum by Shakil Saigol
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MARCH EDITORIAL: BIENNALES, TRIENNALES This month’s issue of ArtNow takes on the topic of Art …

IN FOCUS
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A Strange and Sublime Address: The Artist’s Studio

by Aasim Akhtar

Initially, the word studio was used to describe the work itself rather than the workplace. …

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Notes from My Journal: A Visit to Bangladesh

by Yaminay Chaudhri

Feb 4th to 9th, 2016. I prepare for my first visit to Bangladesh to attend …

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From Another Perspective

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In its third edition, the Dhaka Art Summit challenged itself by producing a four day …

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Karachi Literature Festival 2016

by Jamal Ashiqain

At the 6th Karachi Literature Festival held By Oxford University Press at a local hotel …

Profiles
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In Conversation with Bina Sarkar Ellahi

by Veera Rustomji

When a friend and I were asked by a colleague if we could show Bina …

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Studio Visit: Ruby Chishti in Bushwick, New York

by Ali Adil Khan

Ruby Chishti’s studio is located in an up and coming neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. …

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The Country of Last Things: Huma Mulji in Conversation with Noorjehan Bilgrami

by ArtNow

‘The Country of Last Things: Huma Mulji in Conversation with Noorjehan Bilgrami’ took place at …

Reviews
Scenes For A New Heritage: Contemporary Art From The Collection

Scenes for a New Heritage

by Gemma Sharpe

Bani Abidi, Seher Shah and Shahzia Sikander are currently featured in the Museum of Modern …

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Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows Are So Deep

by Zahra Khan

Imran Qureshi enjoys a challenge. When he was invited to exhibit at the Curve at …

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Material as Meaning in the Art of Saba Khan : A Bouquet at the India Art Fair 2016

by Dr. Ruchika Wason Singh

The India Art Fair 2016 was recently held at the INSC grounds in New Delhi, …

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A Weave Worth a Thousand Words

by Varda Nisar

The East India Company from the 16th century onwards made a fortune for itself exporting …

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THE ABC OF ART

by ArtNow

Like god – who can be found near your heart no matter if you search …

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Thoughts Through the Body

by Fatima Munir Amjad

Stepping into Nausheen Saeed’s solo exhibition at Canvas, I thought that I have travelled to …

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Leonardo do Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

by Saima Munawar

Leonardo da Vinci needs no introduction. The Science Museum in London hosted the exhibition “Leonardo …

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Calcutta Continuum by Shakil Saigol

by Shameen Arshad

“Calcutta has countless stories hidden in its darkness… which survive in the memory of generations” …