PAKISTANI ART IN UNITED STATES
The Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan exhibition presented by the Asia Society Museum has recently wrapped up in New York City, but you can still get a taste for the show in this video, featuring the Asia Society Museum Director, Dr. Melissa Chiu.
The groundbreaking show, curated by the renowned Salma Hashmi, is the “first ever show of contemporary art from Pakistan in the United States” and features 15 artists from all over Pakistan.
The show ran from Sept 10, 2009-Jan 3, 2010, but a full-color, 160 page catalogue of the exhibition by Yale University Press is available for purchase.
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