Tag: Art

  • صادقین کی اماں کی تصویر – حکیم فاروق سومرو

    صادقین کی اماں کی تصویر – حکیم فاروق سومرو

    صادقین کا عشق برش اور رنگوں سے کچھ یوں تھا کہ خواہ وہ کھانے کا وقفہ ہو یا دو گھڑی کسی سے بات کرنے میں انتظار طلب ہو جاتا تو ہاتھوں کی بے چینی ان کو چین سے بیٹھنے نہ دیتی اور اگر ایک بار کام شروع ہوجاتا تو بیچ میں وقفہ آنا انتہائی مشکل […]

  • عبداللہ حسین چلے گئے – فضا سوگوار ہے – عامر حسینی

    عبداللہ حسین چلے گئے – فضا سوگوار ہے – عامر حسینی

    آج کوئی ارادہ نہیں تھا فیس بک تھریڈز کو کھنگلانے کا ، لیکن شمائلہ حسین اور رامش فاطمہ کی سٹیٹس اپ ڈیٹ نے مجھے فیس بک کھولنے پر مجبور کردیا ، پتہ چلا کہ اردو زبان میں ناول کی آبرو جن ادیبوں کے دم قدم سے باقی ہے ان میں سے ایک مکھ پر ڈالے […]

  • Music is life: That’s why our hearts have beats – Shoaib Mir

    Music is life: That’s why our hearts have beats – Shoaib Mir

      This beautiful insight I came across recently. Somehow it has triggered my neurons to expand on it. So I thought life’s ups and downs are like undulations of music – the komal and the teevar, one cannot be fully appreciated without the other. In both cases the contrasting positions also have a certain in-built […]

  • Despite controversy, religious art increasingly popular in Iraq

    Despite controversy, religious art increasingly popular in Iraq

    Painter Mohammed Hetlr has been preoccupied with drawing and painting sacred Shiite figures from Iraq and around the world. He has been making good money selling his work and, in an interview with Al-Monitor, said that he considered his painting to be part of his “religious duty” to express his faith and ideological commitment. This art, […]

  • A Tribute to Art and Literature – by AZ

    A Tribute to Art and Literature – by AZ

    Power of expression is God’s great gift to man, of his ability to express what he experiences deep inside. And the quality of man’s experience depends on the quality of life inside him, as explained by Plato: “It is not the eye that sees, it is the ‘I’ that sees.” As Longinus has said, “Great […]

  • The colours of Wasaib: Artwork of Ajab Khan, a unique Pakistani artist of Dera Ismail Khan

    The colours of Wasaib: Artwork of Ajab Khan, a unique Pakistani artist of Dera Ismail Khan

    Ajab Khan is a self-taught artist based in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. The artist, who did his Masters in Urdu literature, is in the field of art for the past 30 years, in the region of Seraiki Wasaib. Khan has won a number of national and international accolades, including the first prize in the Makkah […]

  • Ajaz Anwar is a Distinguished Painter of Pakistan – by Waseem Altaf

    Ajaz Anwar is a Distinguished Painter of Pakistan – by Waseem Altaf

    Ajaz Anwar is a distinguished painter of Pakistan. He was a teacher at National College of Arts Lahore. His water color paintings show the grandeur of the old buildings and the cultural life in Lahore. Born in Ludhiana in 1946, his father was a cartoonist who apparently had stirred his passion from childhood and from […]

  • The legend of Sadequain

    Here is an edited excerpt from the book ‘The legend of Sadequain’ by Sadequain Foundation February 10 marks Sadequain’s 23rd death anniversary. Sadequain Foundation estimates he painted close to 15,000 paintings, murals, calligraphies and drawings. Most of his work was gifted to institutions, individuals, acquaintances, and total strangers. Sadequain, at the time of his death […]