NEW DELHI: Pakistan's rich creative art reached here,
which will be open to Indian art lovers enabling them to peep into hearts and minds of Pakistanis from November 1 to 5.
The creative “outbursts” of Pakistani artists in the Indian capital will throw open depth and sensitvities of Pakistani culture and traditions spreading from Peshawar to Karachi in urban and rural centres.
Works of Bangladeshi artists will also be on display in the exhibition
titled as “Collage”, an exhibition of Contemporary Art from Pakistan and Bangladesh organised by art enthusiasts, Ritu Jain from India and Ishi Jami from Pakistan, which are known as promoting and popularising South Asian arts regionally as well as globally. They had already organised exhibition on Pakistani arts in Mumbai in December last year.
Shahid Malik, Pakistan High Commissioner and Liaquat Ali Chowdhury,
Bangladesh High Commissioner will be guests of honour on the opening day.
Works of 15 renowned artists from Pakistan and Bangladesh will be on
display depicting the diversity of expression from every region and will include the classic genres, the abstracts, figuratives and the references to traditional schools of calligraphy.
The names of participating Pakistani artists include Tassaduq Sohail,
Hajra Mansur, Eqbal Mehdi, Tariq Jawed, A.Q Arif, Farrukh Shahab, Nahid Raza and Mashkoor Raza.
Artists from Bangladesh include Shahabuddin Ahmed, Kanak Chakma,
Rokeya Sultana, Abdus Shakoor, Jamal Ahmed and Jahangir Hossain.
The exhibition will bring together extremely diverse styles and
traditions in the works of these talented artists. “Its a celebration of the two countries, its artists and its heterogeneous people,” the organisers said.