Imaginary worlds: the visual vocabulary of Pakistani artist Atif Khan – artist profile


Pakistani artist Atif Khan’s iconography traces its lineage back to the aesthetically rich Mughal empire while providing a contemporary twist.

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Contemporary art in Lahore: Art Radar guide


Art Radar explores the best art venues in Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, where wealth of traditions intertwine with contemporary art offerings.

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“Hedonistic popstars and Muslim youth”: interview with Pakistani artist Faiza Butt


Art Radar talks to Faiza Butt about her lively pointillist drawings, the inspiration behind her work, what it means to be an artist today, and her first major retrospective in the UK.

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11 influential South Asian neo-miniaturists


Art Radar finds out who are the most influential artists who have been inspired by South Asian miniature art working today.

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What is… contemporary South Asian miniature art? Art Radar explains


Art Radar defines South Asian miniature art, as part of an ongoing series about the definition, evolution and impact of art movements, and why those movements are important from an art historical perspective.

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Sovereign Asian Art Prize: Finalists from six never-nominated countries in 2013


The finalists for the the 2012 to 2013 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, announced 30 January 2013, include six entries from countries that are new to the nominations.

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Asia Society brings historic show of Pakistani art to US Sep 2009


  PAKISTANI ART SHOW Along with the Japan Society and the ICP, the Asia Society based in New York is developing a reputation for curating the most influential books and shows to document emerging art coming out of Asia today. Its … Continue reading

Emerging Pakistani artists getting noticed in India and abroad


CONTEMPORARY ART PAKISTAN  Rashid Rana occupies a unique position among Pakistan’s contemporary artists and has been a hit internationally. Rashid Rana is a star, whether it’s in Lahore, Mumbai or Hong Kong. The Pakistani artist wowed the crowds who flocked to … Continue reading