Between the Real and the Surreal

Author: Salwat Ali | Publication: Dawn–Gallery (p.11) | Dated: 21 Oct 2012

Qamar Siddiqui’s latest exhibition at Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, centralises on the element of ‘struggle’ that human beings Continue reading

Skill and Art

Author: Peerzada Salman | Publication: Dawn | Dated: 19 Oct

KARACHI, Oct 19: Sometimes obvious symbolism in art can put off the viewer. The only way to steer clear of that path is to skilfully Continue reading

Art at Heart

Author: Salima Hashmi | Publication: Art– (p.39) | Dated: Friday

lt is tempting to explain the meteoric advance of contemporary Pakistani art as a ‘ne-off` phenomenon, but those who have followed Continue reading

Energy across the Canvas

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: Dawn | Dated: 3 May 2009

Many of Qamar Siddiqui’s pictures are occupied by strange, mystic figures. The large scale, Narrative work rendered in oil and acrylic paint Continue reading