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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Beyond the narrative in miniature: Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander’s “Apparatus of Power” at Asia Society Hong Kong Center


Pioneering neo-miniaturist Shahzia Sikander exposes narratives of independence and authority at first major solo show in Hong Kong.

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Stylisation and synthesis: Pakistan’s Irfan Hasan – artist profile


Art Radar profiles Pakistani artist Irfan Hasan, who ‘explores the boundaries of form and content’ in his watercolour paintings, drawing on inspiration from Europe’s Renaissance and Neoclassical masters and Indo-Persian miniaturists

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Visualising taboo: Emerging Pakistani sculptor Humaira Abid – interview


Seattle-based emerging Pakistani artist Humaira Abid deftly combines sculpture and miniature painting, discussing her most intimate experiences and laying bare socio-political issues.

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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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Turning tradition on its head: Aisha Khalid and Imran Qureshi – interview


Art Radar spoke with Pakistani husband and wife artist duo Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid about their connection with the miniature painting tradition and what makes their artwork anything but ordinary.

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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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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