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The Webs We Weave

Amna T Naqvi
Gandhara-art November 2008,
Hardback, 50 pages
ISBN : 988172668-9

Safdar Qureish has taken his practice out of the miniature studio for this exhibition. He is a graduate of the National College of Arts, with a specialization in miniature painting. His hallmarks are still present, such as the detailed drawing and re .....continue reading
Isn’t She Lovely

Amna T Naqvi and Aasim Akhtar
Gandhara-art November 2008,
Hardback, 54 pages
ISBN : 988172664-6

Ayesha Durrani is a contemporary artist whose training in miniature painting from the National College of Arts is evident, as she reveals her dexterity with the medium, by treating both smaller works as well as delving into large-scale works. Her voc .....continue reading
Genesis 2008

Amna T Naqvi and Gerard Mermoz
Gandhara- art, May2008,
Hardback, 53 pages
ISBN : -

‘The Genesis’ is an appropriate reference for the exhibition as these are the nascent creations of a group of contemporary Miniaturists, who have graduated from the Department of Miniature Painting at the NCA in 2008. Their art stems from a genre whi .....continue reading
Surreal Narratives

Amna T Naqvi and Salima Hashmi
Gandhara-art, February 2008
Hardback, 64 pages
ISBN : -

Mudassar Manzoor is one of the exciting new practitioners of the Contemporary Miniature movement. His work is large scale, and the size is not that of the traditional Mughal or Persian miniature. The work is large scale, because Manzoor feels that he .....continue reading
Portraits & Vortexes - Aisha Khalid

Amna T Naqvi and Suzanne Cotter
Gandhara-art, October 2007
Hardback, 140 pages
ISBN : -

Amna T Naqvi and Suzanne Cotter Gandhara-art, October 2007 Hardback, 140 pages The miniature technique was rejuvenated in the 1980s by the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. The original curriculum focused on the revival of the .....continue reading
Portraits and Vortexes

Amna T Naqvi and Dr Virginia Whiles
Gandhara-art, October 2007
Hardback, 124 pages
ISBN : -

The miniature technique was rejuvenated in the 1980s by the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. The original curriculum focused on the revival of the traditional miniature painting style of the Mughal, Deccani Pahari, Rajput and Persian sch .....continue reading
The Trinity Revealed

Amna T Naqvi
Gandhara-art, March 2007
Hardback, 76 pages
ISBN : -

Trinity Revealed’ pays homage to the Pakistan’s modernist masters, Sadequain, Gulgee and Naqsh. Sadequain’s calligraphic compositions and headless macabre figures exist side by side with Gulgee’s Islamic Abstract Expressionism and Naqsh’s q .....continue reading
Ibteda - The Beginning

Amna T Naqvi
Gandhara-art, March 2006
Hardback, 70 pages
ISBN : -

This book a visual snapshot of the Pakistani Modern Art space in 2006. This book a visual snapshot of the Pakistani Modern Art space in 2006.