3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists

We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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South Asian contemporary art scene: Five artists to watch

Looking for new names in the South Asian art world? Deepika Sorabjee, writing for CNN Go, has profiled five emerging artists from India and Pakistan whose works were recently on display in Mumbai galleries. We provide information and images on the five artists: Bani Abidi (Pakistan, 1971), Prashant Pandey (India, 1984), Waqas Khan (Pakistan), Ritesh Meshram (India, 1975), C K Rajan (India, 1960).

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Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander impresses judges of SCMP|ART FUTURES at ART HK 10

PAKISTANI AMERICAN ARTISTS ART PRIZES AND AWARDS ART HK 10 Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander, represented by London gallery Pilar Corrias, has been brought into spotlight on the stage of contemporary art after impressing the judges of SCMP|ART FUTURES at … Continue reading

Pakistani contemporary miniature art – overview on video

PAKISTANI CONTEMPORARY MINIATURE ART Keep hearing about contemporary Pakistani art and want to know a bit more? Here is a great little introductory video. RTHK, a Hong Kong media organisation, has produced a brief but powerful  video which, in just 6 … Continue reading