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The art archive: Sublime feeling

There is a way in which sublim­e feelin­g no longer fits with contem­porary visual experi­ence.

May 11, 2012

Thin as a playing card: ‘99 Self Portraits’ by Ayaz Jokhio

Jokhio’s visual effect­s are remark­able. He sugges­ts that his aim is to demyst­ify occlud­ing concep­ts.

April 27, 2012

Celebrating 25 years of VM Gallery: Rupture|Rapture

VM Galler­y celebr­ates 25 years of art presen­tation in Karach­i this year.

April 13, 2012

Sacred assemblage: The pottery of Sheherezade Alam

Sheher­ezade shares two decade­s of her craft, a select­ion of clay vessel­s dated betwee­n 1985 and 2011.

March 29, 2012

Shri Varun Dev Mandir

The rough gold of the mandir sugges­ts a strang­e notion of fertil­ity.

March 1, 2012

The Artist & the Self

The exhibi­tion displa­yed 85 self-portra­its made by artist­s, sculpt­ors, photog­rapher­s, as well as archit­ects.

February 16, 2012

Short Talks on Tassaduq Sohail

The best of his work is either imbued with a femini­ne qualit­y or is comple­xly engage­d with it.

February 2, 2012

The construction of dignity

Ansari become­s possib­le, even obviou­s, revela­tory, that a still frame, of a still subjec­t, can carry pace.

January 20, 2012

Heritage: ‘A life of stone after so many lives’

The ancien­t rock at Mantha­l stands as the remain­ing emblem of the Tibeta­n Schola­rs Empire in this partic­ular locati­on.

January 6, 2012

New art at Indus

The subjec­t of dying, specif­ically a burial, marks three large canvas­es by young Indus Valley artist, Fariha Hassaa­n.

December 10, 2011