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Gandhara-art @ Art Basel 2013
23 May,2013

 

 

 

Welcome to the newest Art Basel show. With half of the participating galleries coming from Asia and Asia-Pacific, Art Basel in Hong Kong assumes a significant role in the international art world, providing a portal to the region's artists. The new show gives galleries from around the world a platform in Asia to demonstrate the way they work with artists, and bring their highest quality work to Hong .....
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Picasso in Pakistan
24 Dec,2012

“Abstract art is only painting. And what’s so dramatic about that? There is no abstract art. One must always begin with something. Afterwards one can remove all semblance of reality; there is no longer any danger as the idea of the object has left an indelible imprint. It is the object which aroused the artist, stimulated his ideas and set of his emotions. These ideas and emotions will be imprisoned in his work for good... Whe.....
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Let's Not Talk About Politics
31 May,2012


Pakistan is a country rife with conversation. It is both the warp and the weft of the fabric of this particular society, and therefore passionate discourse about politics is inevitable. It permeates our consciousness from television talk shows to heated discussions in sitting rooms, offices or over a cup of tea or coffee. Pakistani contemporary art celebrates this conversation and there is much discourse and a great deal of imagery rela.....
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Gandhara-art @ Art HK12
17 May,2012

Aisha Khalid and Imran Qureshi are the pioneers of the Neo Contemporary Miniature Art Movement which emerged from Pakistan in the 1990s. Both are graduates of the National College of Arts, in Lahore Pakistan. Since then Khalid and Qureshi have shown their works in numerous international galleries, biennials, museums, and art fairs.

Qureshi is the recipient of the Sharjah Biennial 2011 Jury Prize for his site specific installation.....
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Rashid Rana - Translation/Transliterations
21 Oct,2011

Gandhara-art Hong Kong in collaboration with Lisson Gallery London, presents Rashid Rana’s public solo exhibition ‘Translation/Transliteration at Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong. Rashid Rana is widely considered to be one of the most prominent and original contemporary artists working in South Asia today.This exhibition will be composed of selected works from 2004 to the present, divided into four distinct narratives.....
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Gandhara-art @ ArtHK11
25 May,2011

Aisha Khalid and Imran Qureshi are the pioneers of the Neo Contemporary Miniature Art Movement which emerged from Pakistan in the 1990s. Both are graduates of the National College Of Arts, in Lahore Pakistan. Since then Khalid and Qureshi have shown their works in numerous international galleries, biennials, museums, and art fairs. Qureshi is the recipient of the Sharjah Biennial 2011 Jury Prize for his site specific installation 'Blessings Up.....
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'Desperately Seeking Paradise' by Rashid Rana
25 May,2011

Special Project by Gandhara-art at ArtHK11

'Desperately Seeking Paradise' by Rashid Rana

Desperately Seeking Paradise is Rashid Rana's seminal work and it has spawned several works which are derived from it. The sheer scale and drama of this work is a primary reason as well as the contradictions and duality that exist in this piece.  A sculpture always demands and receives grea.....
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whitewash
07 May,2011

The show will be constituted by wall-based drawings and artworks, rendered directly onto Gandhara's walls. While this process asks questions about value and exchange within contemporary art, the wall-based artworks of this exhibition will also raise questions about artist's production, the significance of the studio, the function of the gallery and the viewe.....
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