Tag Archives: Pakistani Art

Sadequain and Albert Camus

Brief discussion of Sadequain’s suite of illustrations for Albert Camus’ seminal novel L’Etranger. Continue reading

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Chughtai’s Etchings, Editions of a Master

During Asian Art in London Grosvenor Gallery are holding an exhibition of etchings by the renowned Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai.  The show features sixteen different works, including editions of the iconic etchings Holy Man, Kashmiri Woodcutter and Endless Horizon, … Continue reading

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Bashir Mirza’s ‘Portrait of Pakistan’

The Pakistani artist Bashir Mirza is best known for his series Lonely Girls. These colourful and striking depictions of women were executed throughout the 1970s following his return from Germany, where he spent a number of years and took various … Continue reading

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Abdur Rahman Chughtai, 1897-1975

Abdur Rahman Chughtai is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential Pakistani artists of the 20th century.  Chughtai’s goal was to establish an indigenous style of art depicting traditional scenes from Islamic history and folklore, one completely … Continue reading

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