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December 2013 Pop Art



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
In Focus
The Contemporary Practices of Mazar Chador
Is Pakistani Art Secular?
Photo Essay
Subtlety and Under-layers in Popular Art and Culture
Profiles
Noorjehan Bilgrami: The Avant-Garde
Studio Visit: Afshaar Malik
A Metal Playground: Visiting Amin Gulgee’s Studio
In Conversation with Meher Afroz
Reviews
Inside and Outside the Circle: Nature and Culture in the Art of Wardha Shabbir
In a Room I Trap the Absence of a Room
Jononi
In- Between Earth and Sky: Iqra Tanveer at Moscow Museum of Modern Art
Pursukoon Karachi
Do it Yourself Art
Fatima Munir and the City
Book Review: Labyrinth of Reflection – The Art of Rashid Rana
EDITORIAL
IN FOCUS
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The Contemporary Practices of Mazar Chador

by Imrana Tanveer

Since the beginning of the mankind on this world, his unusual and discontent nature was …

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Is Pakistani Art Secular?

by Adnan Madani

Some years ago, as an art student and then a practicing artist, I felt attracted …

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Subtlety and Under-layers in Popular Art and Culture

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Everyday life, the mundane has a potency and ability of carrying the burdens of history and …

Profiles
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Noorjehan Bilgrami: The Avant-Garde

by Rabeya Jalil

Noorjehan Bilgrami in her Sri Lanka studio. A painter, textile designer, gallery owner, entrepreneur, curator, …

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Studio Visit: Afshaar Malik

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

On entering Afshaar’s Malik studio in Lahore, I was shown into a very crowded room. …

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A Metal Playground: Visiting Amin Gulgee’s Studio

by Seher Naveed

No one, other than his assistants, are allowed inside Amin Gulgee’s workshop. It is his …

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In Conversation with Meher Afroz

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Hajra Haider: Your life is divided in two very distinct chapters; being a student in …

Reviews
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Inside and Outside the Circle: Nature and Culture in the Art of Wardha Shabbir

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The artist Wardha Shabbir lives and works in the city of Lahore, Pakistan, where she …

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In a Room I Trap the Absence of a Room

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It would be safe to say that every artist has two sides to his personality. …

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Jononi

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In his solo show held at the Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq gallery, Fazal Rizvi picks at the seams …

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In- Between Earth and Sky: Iqra Tanveer at Moscow Museum of Modern Art

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Pakistani artist Iqra Tanveer’s solo exhibition “Between Earth and Sky” opened at the Moscow Museum …

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Pursukoon Karachi

by Aziz Sohail

Ironically, reverberations of the political and religious tensions in the nation were felt in the …

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Do it Yourself Art

by Madiha Sikander

The only definition of “readymade” published under the name of Marcel Duchamp (or his initials, …

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Fatima Munir and the City

by ArtNow

Fatima Munir’s first solo show was held at the historical Rothas Gallery in Islamabad last …

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Book Review: Labyrinth of Reflection – The Art of Rashid Rana

by Seher Naveed

The Mohatta Palace Museum in collaboration with the Standard Chartered Bank recently launched Labyrinth of …