Stories for: Peerzada Salman

The art of calligraphy

KARACHI: Calligraphists turn letters and words into shapes and forms; and despite the one-dimensionality of the...

Marriage of two worlds

KARACHI: They say every age is the reaction to its preceding one. The reaction comes largely from the artist...

Reverberating sounds echo through the desert

KARACHI: How often does it happen that you visit an art gallery and instantly feel spoilt for choice? Not very ...

This week 50 years ago: The man who eats razor blades

Five decades back, Pakistani newspapers, especially the ones published in English, didn’t frequently carry news...

A tribute to rich art of Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh — Reverberating Sounds Echo through the Desert, the exhibition that’s beginning at the Koel art...

Ajmal Husain remembered

Last week, renowned artist Ajmal Husain, the son of a former editor of Dawn Altaf Husain, passed away in Karachi. He...

Morning and scattered seeds

KARACHI: No matter how apolitical or anti-social they are, modern-day artists find it very difficult to detach...

Peer-e-Meikadeh opens at Art Scene

It is quite amazing how Dr Keiany crams the canvas with images and yet the viewer yearns for more.

This week 50 years ago: Khaliqdina Hall may be rebuilt

Isn’t it a harrowing news item? The majestic Khaliqdina Hall to be rebuilt! Thank heavens it didn’t happen. But...

Karachi Inmates 2014 opens at Alliance Francaise

KARACHI: This might sound like exaggerated praise. It is not. The ‘Karachi Inmates 2014’ exhibition which ...

Shakuntala from 17th

KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) will present Kalidasa’s play Shakuntala from April 17 to...

‘After’ at Canvas

KARACHI: There’s something weirdly attractive about art that has shades of glumness about it. It’s a force that...

‘Displacement Anxieties’ opens at Chawkandi

KARACHI: It is astounding how Asian artists have become increasingly extroverted about the socio-political milieu...

This week 50 years ago: Too much temptation for car-lifters

How many zoological gardens does Karachi have? Not sure. Do the authorities concerned entertain the thought that the...

Rebel Angel launched

KARACHI: It’s hard to say what feats Asim Butt would have achieved in the world of art had he lived longer and not...

Bhutto — down memory lane through pictures

KARACHI: An exhibition of photographs of the former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto depicting the personal and...

Paanchwan Period opens at Koel

KARACHI: An exhibition of artist Fahim Rao’s sculptures titled ‘Paanchwan Period’ opened at the Koel art...

Soul searching

Shireen Kamran’s latest series of artworks attempt at turning the intangible into the tangible.

Tangible art

KARACHI: Can artists remain apolitical in a politically charged society? Certainly not. What happens is that some of...

New addition to city zoo — pangolin

What’s a pangolin? It’s a nocturnal mammal with a scaled body. They have a strong olfactory sense because of...

Opinion

Relief for terror victims

Learning curve

Nuclear normalcy

Train to Pakistan: 2014

Editorial

ISI and media infighting

MQM in government again

Men planning families

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