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July 2014 Other Strokes



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Editorial July 2014
In Focus
Disparate Strokes
Double Entendre
Photo Essay
About the Author
Profiles
Anwar Maqsood: The Man of Multiple Views
Lighting the Fire: Interview with Naeem Pasha
Studio Visit: An Hour with Wahab Jaffer
Landscapes of Ethereal Light
Reviews
The Sound of Silence
Summerscape: A Collective Narrative
Keeping It Simple
Contrasting Traditional and Modern: Ukiyo-e and Contemporary Prints from Japan
Book Review: The Shape of a Pocket
Jahan-e-Digar
EDITORIAL
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Editorial July 2014

by Quddus Mirza

Several years ago, an artist who was a writer as well defined his two occupations …

IN FOCUS
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Disparate Strokes

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Artistry, in many ways, is akin to wizardry. It is exclusive to those naturally blessed …

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Double Entendre

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For centuries, visual artists (painters, printmakers, sculptors, draughtsmen, architects) have been known to hold a …

Photo Essay
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About the Author

by Iftikhar Salahiddin

IftikharSalahuddin is an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon in Karachi. He is an avid photographer, …

Profiles
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Anwar Maqsood: The Man of Multiple Views

by ArtNow

During the condolence meeting for BM in Karachi, every speaker took the opportunity to talk …

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Lighting the Fire: Interview with Naeem Pasha

by Cosima Brand

Naeem Pasha is a living treasure in the Pakistani art world; a Renaissance man who …

Wahab Jaffer is a renowned artist & an art collector in his own rights.

Studio Visit: An Hour with Wahab Jaffer

by Veera Rustomji

“These were taken out from my grandson’s room; they were too old apparently.” Carefully placing …

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Landscapes of Ethereal Light

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Zarmina Bakhtiar is warm and gregarious, with a personable, open demeanour. We first meet in …

Reviews
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The Sound of Silence

by Sarah Janjua

Silence is a response. It holds prestige in the realm of conversation. There can be …

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Summerscape: A Collective Narrative

by Aniqa Imran

Summerscape 2014′ brings together a plethora of artists, 52 to be exact, each with their …

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Keeping It Simple

by Mahvish Farid

It has become common practice for contemporary artists today to create work that can be …

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Contrasting Traditional and Modern: Ukiyo-e and Contemporary Prints from Japan

by Ilona Yusuf

Inspired by an exhibition of miniature paintings at the British Museum in 2010, where traditional …

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Book Review: The Shape of a Pocket

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When you open The Shape of a Pocket, you enter a new world of imagination. As you sift …

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Jahan-e-Digar

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‘Jahan-e-Digar’, an exhibition at Full Circle Gallery, sought to showcase Iranian art based upon the ustad–shagird (master-student) …