Lean a Little Closer

Author: Juhi Jaferii

KARACHI: Miniature paintings by definition are paintings that are executed with great detail and precision. An epitome of such a painting is that in which every intricate detail is defined, the artist just doesn’t decide on Continue reading

Art is Another Country

Author: Saquib Hanif | Publication: The Herald - Fine Arts (p.128) | Dated: Sept 2004

When Parisian gallery goers squawked at seeing the ‘leprous’ blues in Claude Monet’s seminal 1874 Work “Impressions Sunrise” – that incidentally went on to give the Continue reading

Dialogue of the Times

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: Dawn - Gallery (p.7) | Dated: 28 Aug 2004

Khadim Ali told me of a strange story addressing his recent work. He described the customary celebrations in Afghanistan, his ancestral homeland, Continue reading

Merging Art & Propaganda

Author: Shamim Akhter | Publication: Daily News - Week Mag (p.3) | Dated: 4 Sept 2004

An exhibition of miniature paintings by Khadim Ali opened at Chawkandi Art on 13th August 2004 to run until the end of the month. Continue reading

Counting with Colours

Author: Shamim Akhter | Publication: Daily News - Week. Mag (p.3) | Dated: 3 Dec 2005

An exhibition of miniature paintings by Khadim Ali opened at Chawkandi Art on 29th November to last until 5th December 2005. Thirty miniature paintings by Khadim Ali at Continue reading

Beyond Aesthetics

Author: Amra Ali | Publication: Dawn - Gallery (p.3) | Dated: 17 Dec 2005

A point of view that emerges from within the context of the geographical, political, or the social, makes its impact as a powerful tool of artistic expression, In this Continue reading

Celebrating Ordinary Souls

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: Dawn - Gallery (p.3) | Dated: 28 Aug 2004

The style is monumental, created from a minimal palette, the inspiration a self-portrait – introspective, rugged with troubled expression. The recent work of Continue reading

Beyond Traditional Borders

Author: Quddus Mirza | Publication: Art review

With change in circumstances, persistence of painters and market pressure, the revival of miniature painting has become the hottest issue in today’s art world. Continue reading

Untitled

An exhibition of paintings by Khadim Ali begins tomorrow August 13 at Chawkandi Art at 5.30pm and is open till August 20 daily from 11am to 8pm. The gallery will be open on August 14. Nestled within the craggy mountains of Afghanistan is meticulously-observed landscape of destruction  and despair lashed by broad strokes of red, complete with menacing cannons, Continue reading

Global Adviser

Author: Aryn Baker | Publication: The Time - (p.67) | Dated: 17 Nov 2008

A MAJOR ART EXHIBITION IS being held in the Afghan capital Kabul. Given its location in a war-torn country known better for anarchy than aesthetics, this is remarkable. Continue reading