Stories for: Peerzada Salman

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...

What Went Wrong launched

KARACHI: A book on the ebbs and flows of the Left in Pakistan titled ‘What Went Wrong’ by journalist Zamir ...

‘Private, public schools gap did most harm to society’

KARACHI: While everyone knows the education system was the remnant of the colonial rule (nauabadiati nizam) when the...

Remains of the day

KARACHI: Anyone who has seen Roman Polanski’s film version of Ariel Dorfman’s psychological tour de force...

House in a shambles

KARACHI: One has to give credit to Raghuvir Sahay for adapting Garcia Lorca’s play ‘The House of Bernarda ...

This week 50 years ago: PIA test flight to Kabul

THOSE of us who travel by auto-rickshaws (like yours truly) would be unaware of the concept of a fare meter. These...

Opinion

A reign of fear

Auction mania

Two sides of one coin

New status for TTP?

Editorial

Too much for too little

The name of the game

Roles reversed

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