Skip to main content

Turkish Artists' Exhibition and Performance in Karachi

An exhibition of ceramic art and a performance by Turkish artists Mehmet Gürsoy, Mrs.ÖzlemÇopuris and Ahmet ZekiYavaş opened at Dolmen Mall Clifton to celebrate the Turkish Prime Minister RecepTayyipErdoğan’s visit to Pakistan.

Mehmet Gürsoy is a world famous ceramic artist who has revived the ceramic art of Iznik, lost in the seventeenth century by carrying it forward with his own innovations. He was awarded the ‘Living Human Treasure’ Prize by UNESCO in 2009.Mrs.ÖzlemÇopuris a marbling artist who concentrates on reflecting the colours of the universe. The art of marbling (Ebru) is a branch of traditional Turkish arts which has a history of its own.

AhmetZekiYavaş is a master calligrapher who has participated in almost 250 solo and group exhibitions. ZuhalSünger is an ornamentation artist who has participated in group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. The exhibition was well attended by diplomats, business leaders and leading personalities.


Popular posts from this blog

Pakistan: Government Employees Salary Increase Chart Budget 2017-18, PayScales

Pakistan: Government Employees Salary Increase Chart Budget 2017-18 (Proposed)
Click to View Full

Shahid Rassam and Kolkata Museum: The Conflict

Shahid Rassam, one of most famous Pakistani artists is upset a Kolkata museum, which had agreed to exhibit his works on Ghalib’s poetry done in collaboration with Indian poet Gulzar, cancelled the event at the last minute. The museum claims they were misled into believing that Gulzar would attend.

Shahid Rassam had planned to hold his exhibition, titled ‘Ghalib and Gulzar’, at Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) Museum on February 20. Around 50 paintings and four murals were prepared for the exhibition in which Gulzar had apparently selected Ghalib’s verses for Rassam to paint.

“Out of 50, 36 of these paintings were to be exhibited at VMH Museum including murals as big as 25-by-15 feet,” Rassam told The Express Tribune. “It took me four years to work on this project and the sudden cancellation at the last moment over email is uncalled for,” he said. The artist also shared the news at a press conference in Karachi on February 28.
#ShahidRassam #Gulzar #Ghalib


Art Point School of Calligraphy and Fine Arts.Location: Karachi
Contact Person Muhammad Jamal Muhsin. Phone: +92-21-36041491
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 Indus Valley SCHOOL OF ART
ST-33, Block 2, Scheme 5, Clifton, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-35861039 SCHOOL OF ART College of Arts (MCA)
3rd Floor, Merium's Complex, Bahadur ShahZafar Road, Badadurabad
Phone: +92-21-34941497