Exhibit: When art meets diversity

Published: April 2, 2012
The exhibit, titled 66 Statements, features works of a staggering 66 artists with a total of 100 art pieces. PHOTO: APP

The exhibit, titled 66 Statements, features works of a staggering 66 artists with a total of 100 art pieces. PHOTO: APP

ISLAMABAD: The new art exhibit at Gallery 6 is all about inclusion and diversity.

The exhibit, titled “66 Statements”, features works of a staggering 66 artists, some seasoned and other budding, with a total of 100 art pieces, which include miniatures, prints, paintings, photography, drawings and sculptures. As vast as the range of artists, the themes of the art pieces include landscapes, abstracts, still-life, architecture, heritage and figurative art.

With no more than two works of each artist, the display harmonises the themes and provides “an eye-catching experience for the viewers,” said an official of the gallery.

The show will continue till April 15.

The artists include A Q Arif, Aasim Akhtar, Abdul Jabbar Gull, Abid Hassan, Abrar Ahmed, Adnan Samuel Javed, Ahmed Khan, Akram Spaul, Aleem Dad Khan, Ali Abbas, Amjad Hussain, Amna Hashmi, Aneesa Khan, Aqeel Solangi, Arif Khan, Arjumand Hussain, Athar Jamal, Aziz Hasan, Faisal Asghar, Faten Anjum, Gabrielle Pool, Ghulam Rasool, Hajra Mansoor, Hanif Shehzad, HenriSouffay, Iqbal Hussain, Irfan Gul Dahri, Jamil Baloch, Javaid Khan, Mansur Aye, Mansur Rahi and Masood A Khan. Other artists were Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi, Zarah David, ZairaAhmad, Wahab Jaffar, Tayyab Munawar, Tanvir Kausae Mughal, Tahir BinQalandar, Syed Najamul Hassan, Shehzad Mughal, Shehla Rafi, Sana Arjumand, Samina Ali, Saeed Akhtar, Rind, Rasheed Ahmed Arshad, Raja Najamul Hassan, Rabia Zuberi, R M Naeem, Phillip Hall, Omar Waheed, Omar Farid, Nusrat Raza Mangi, Nasir Ahmed, Naureen Qamar, NahidRaza, Mutaib Shah, Mussarrat Nahid Imam, Mughees Riaz, Mohammad Ali Bhatti, Mobina Zuberi and Matloob Baig.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 2nd, 2012.

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  • Shahida
    Apr 3, 2012 - 12:23AM

    I attended this exhibition on its inauguration and I can tell you that it certainly is staggering. Art enthusiasts should certainly pay a visit. For those of you that cannot make it, the exhibition is also available to view on the gallery 6 website: http://www.gallery6islamabad.com


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