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Shakil Ismail Art Gallery Displays 'Still Life' by Sohail Ismail

Shakil Ismail Art Gallery held an exhibition of fascinating still-life paintings by the upcoming artist Sohail Ismail. Sohail Ismail was born in 1972 in Karachi and after finishing a four-year diploma in Graphic Design from the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts, Art Council Karachi, started working as a graphic designer in an advertising agency. Currently he is working as a freelance artist, and has already held a group show and a solo exhibition of his works before this one.

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The life and works of Sadequain’ a lecture by Dr. Akbar Naqvi

HTML clipboard‘The life and works of Sadequain’ a lecture by Dr. Akbar Naqvi.
On Saturday 07 August 2010, a lecture has been organized at Unicorn Gallery, on the Master artist, Sadequain by Dr. Akbar Naqvi at 6:30 pm.

Dr. Akbar Naqvi is an art historian/critic and regularly wrote on art for many years and contributed to various newspapers such as The Sun, Dawn, The Muslim and Herald.

 He is the Author of various books on art including Pakistan: The Making of Art and Image and Identity: Painting and Sculpture in Pakistan, 1947-1997. And has conducted seminars on Pakistani art at; The Royal Asiatic Society, University of Manchester and University of London.

 For this lecture/talk Dr. Naqvi will speak at length about the Master artist Sadequain (1930-1987) Pakistan’s most prolific artist. A self-taught artist, who’s modern and innovative line work, revolutionized the history of Pakistani art. An internationally renowned artist during his own lifetime, his distinctive style a…