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KARACHI ART SCENE THIS WEEK

CANVAS: An exhibition of photography by Izdeyar Setna opens at the Canvas Gallery at 5pm on Tuesday. The show titled ‘Faces’ will remain open till April 8, daily from 11am to 8pm (except Sunday).

MOMART:
“Pigeons and a slice of light”, an exhibition of recent paintings by Jamil Naqsh, along with the launch of his book, will be held at the Momart Art Gallery at 6pm on Sunday.
DEFENCE CENTRAL LIBRARY: An exhibition of paintings and photography by Jameel Tashfeen opens at the Defence Central Library at 5pm on Tuesday. The show will remain open till March 25, daily from 11am to 7pm.

VM ART GALLERY: A retrospective of Rabia Zuberi’s works from 1960-2009 will be held at the VM Art Gallery at 5pm on Thursday. The opening ceremony will be followed by the launch of the artist’s book on her compiled works. The show will remain open till March 31, daily from 10.30am to 7.30pm (except Sundays).

CLIFTON ART GALLERY: Calligraphy: AN exhibition of calligraphic compositions by Ahmed Khan opens at the Clifton Art Gallery at 6pm on Thursday. The show will continue till March 28, daily from 11am to 9pm (except Sundays).

KOEL: An exhibition of artworks by Hamra Abbas, Mahreen Zuberi, Masooma Syed, Nausheen Saeed, Nosheen Iqbal, Risham Syed, Sara Khan and Seema Nusrat opens at the Koel Gallery at 5pm on Thursday. The show titled ‘Being there’ will remain open till March 26, daily from 11am to 8pm (except Sundays).

V.M.ART GALLERY: An exhibition of photography, digital drawings and videos by Bani Abidi opens at the V.M. Art Gallery at 5pm.

CANVAS: An exhibition of paintings by four artists opens at the Canvas art gallery at 5pm on Tuesday. The participants are Ahsan Jamal, Madiha Sikandar, Nerissa Fernandez and Sumaira Tazeen. The group show will remain open till March 11, daily from 11am to 8pm.

INDUS VALLEY: Retrospective of Shahid Sajjad’s works from 1963 to 2009 at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture opens at 5.30pm on Monday. The show will remain open till March 15, daily from 10.30am to 7pm.

UNICORN: An exhibition of paintings by Soraya Sikander opens at the Unicorn gallery at 5.30pm on Friday, 19 February.

SHAKILISMAIL: An exhibition of calligraphy on sculptured pieces of metal, glass etc by Shakil Ismail opens at the ShakilIsmail art gallery at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 16 February. The show will remain open till February 22.

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ART AND CALLIGRAPHY INSTITUTES IN KARACHI

Art Point School of Calligraphy and Fine Arts.Location: Karachi
Contact Person Muhammad Jamal Muhsin. Phone: +92-21-36041491
www.handwriting.pk
Central Institute of Arts and Crafts.
Location: Arts Council, 2nd Floor, MR Kayani Road, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-32632211

Fashion Apparel Design & Training Institute
24-D, Block 6, PECHS, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-34547607
 www.penandbrush.50webs.com Indus Valley SCHOOL OF ART
ST-33, Block 2, Scheme 5, Clifton, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-35861039
www.indusvalley.edu.pkKARACHI SCHOOL OF ART

www.ksa.edu.pkManzar College of Arts (MCA)
3rd Floor, Merium's Complex, Bahadur ShahZafar Road, Badadurabad
Phone: +92-21-34941497
www.mca.com.pk