Life as a child in pre-war Berlin
A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters made a humble beginning, after which the playwright never looked back
I joined at the age of eight, in the early war years, and soon realised no boarding school in India was quite like it.
There were only four people at the wharf to see us off — Arnold’s parents and my parents.
Instead of watching TV, people danced, were courteous and actually read newspapers.
Anwer Mooraj reminisces about the cultural diversity of Karachi in the early days of the Partition.
In the contemporary world, with its fierce competition and bucketfuls of organic new age anxiety, all kinds of...
When I was in Saigon last February a chap who ran an art gallery showed me a painting which he described as a...
Toulouse-Lautrec made them and so did Andy Warhol. Since the dawn of the 20th century, when they first became ...
Karachi has come a long, long way from 1946, when it was a tiny fishing village of around 300,000 inhabitants, to ...
THIS is a remarkable little book where each new day brings a whirlwind of adventure, emotion, possibility and hope....
Last Sunday a new art gallery called Spaces sprung up like ripened corn in the beleaguered city of Karachi. It was a...
"Trapped" have produced a series of pictorial testimonials each of which comes with an exclamation mark.
It isn’t easy to describe the paintings by Muhammad Ali which are currently adorning the walls of Canvas Gallery, Karachi.
Last Monday, after a boiling sky discharged a wilderness of electricity, and the tension of traffic drooped into one long aimless scene of hooting horns on the street, I trampled through the early monsoon slush and
As a rule I do not review the works of a calligrapher. First, because I do not consider the genre as what is universally recognised as art, irrespective of how much embellishment is wrapped around the words. Second,
I would never miss an exhibition by Marium Khan, Her work has a wistful charm and an innocence which is fetching. The first exhibition of hers which I attended at the National Museum was in January 2010. I was at
A selection made with perspicacity and compassion and piano playing of brilliance.
KARACHI, Sept 21: As a hard-core devotee and enthusiast of both western and the subcontinental classical music, the only jazz that I occasionally enjoy is the sort that was played in the 1930s and 1940s in the United States.
A hypothetical fleet of nuclear-powered ships would be an additional justification to bolster Iran’s claim that it needs higher enrichment for peaceful purposes.