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Retrospectives



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
In Focus
Venice RE-wind
Retrospectives: The Past and the Future of the Past
In Good Company? Retrospectives and Global Art History
Photo Essay
Untitled
Profiles
In Conversation with Unver Shafi Khan
Art For a Cause
Reviews
Phool Mera Gulshan
Alienation  
Loompaland
TAKING SIDES
OH! Obavara
Umar Nawaz – Twisted Narratives
As pale as black. As dark as white.  
Zoey Frank: The Human Touch
Mind=Blown – illusions echoing past
PORTRAIT OF HUSSAIN AS AN ARTIST
Rooms Are Never Finished
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

Many years ago, I watched a documentary on Philip Guston, the American Abstract Expressionist. Walking …

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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Welcome to the December issue of ArtNow! I am proud to present another strong issue …

IN FOCUS
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Venice RE-wind

by Naiza Khan

  We enter Biennale’s with the eagerness of a child entering a playground or a …

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Retrospectives: The Past and the Future of the Past

by Madyha Leghari

  I am often interested in the seismic trajectory of some art historical terminology, the …

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In Good Company? Retrospectives and Global Art History

by Gemma Sharpe

    In 1855 French painter Gustave Courbet mounted an exhibition of his work titled …

Photo Essay
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by Razin Rubin

– Razin Rubin, born in 1994 in Sukkur, Sindh, situated on the west bank of …

Profiles
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In Conversation with Unver Shafi Khan

by Nimra Khan

    Nimra Khan: Let’s start with your story. How did you begin your career …

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Art For a Cause

by Nour Aslam

As I sit watching Professor Salima Hashmi, the matriarch of Pakistani Art, speak of the …

Reviews
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Phool Mera Gulshan

by Amina Ejaz

  Art is subjective, its understanding is contingent to one’s perception, experiences, knowledge and sensibility …

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Alienation  

by Maheen Aziz, Artnow

  “Amid those scenes of solitude…the mind is cast into the contemplation of eternal things.” …

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Loompaland

by Nimra Khan

  Fiction is defined by the idea of non-reality, where the author creates a make-believe …

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TAKING SIDES

by Nusrat Khawaja

  Five emerging artists showcased their work at Canvas Gallery in an exhibition with the …

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OH! Obavara

by Ammara Jabbar

Nabahat Lotia’s recent exhibition at Koel Gallery titled Oh! Obavara was fluid reposition of the …

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Umar Nawaz – Twisted Narratives

by Nimra Khan

    Modern Sculpture is defined by the rejection of the idealistic representative form, and …

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As pale as black. As dark as white.  

by Numair A. Abbasi 

‘Epoché’ is a term that signifies that we must try to enter a space of openness to …

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Zoey Frank: The Human Touch

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan

  Strolling around the Mokum Gallery in Amsterdam on a busy weekday afternoon, gazing back …

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Mind=Blown – illusions echoing past

by Maheen Aziz, Artnow

  Childhood memories are those beautiful chapters of life which no one could ever tried …

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PORTRAIT OF HUSSAIN AS AN ARTIST

by Fatima Ghulam  

  Imam Hussain is a figure revered by Muslim across regions, sects and ethnicities. The …

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Rooms Are Never Finished

by Ammara Jabbar

  The rhythms and proportions of the city are in a perpetual state of motion. …