Urban Interiors

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: The Review (p-14) | Dated: 3 Apr 1997

A whirligig of colour, patterns, shapes and forms crowd the surfaces of Moeen Faruqi’s paintings, leading the eye on a merry dance. The carnival Continue reading

Days of Our Lives

Author: Niilofur Farrukh | Publication: Newsline (p-88) | Dated: May 1997

Moin Faruqi’s newest paintings, on display at Chawkandi Art, are portraits of our lives. The works are like pages from the diary of an urban Continue reading

Pure Pleasure

Author: Wahab Jaffer | Publication: Friday Times (p-11) | Dated: 2 May 1997

Once a businessman, Wahab Jaffer fell under the magic spell of Ahmed Pervez’s art. He began to spend more and more time with the Master, took up paint Continue reading

Vivid Canvases

Author: Razeshta Sethna | Publication: Friday Times (p-11) | Dated: 2 May 1997

Moeen Farooqi’s latest exhibition at Chawkandi Art Gallery interprets life and its moods through visually vivid canvases, with a focus on the Continue reading

The Art of Escaping

Author: Dr. Akbar Naqvi | Publication: The Herald – Fine Art (p-146) | Dated: May 1997

Writing about Moeen Faruqi’s recent exhibition has ended up becoming an obligation to salvage him from his admirers. One reviewer, for Continue reading

Life in an Urban Setting

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: The Review (p- 18) | Dated: 11 Apr 1998

Dashing colour, fragmented symbols, and elongated heads set on long necks and primitive figures, jostle for space in the frenetic canvases Continue reading

Echoes from the Past

Author: Marjorie Husain | Publication: Art– Review (p- 20) | Dated: 28 Jan 1992

Perhaps it is a lack of modern day creative stimulation that leads artists into the future, looking over their shoulders to a seemingly richer Continue reading

Between the Big and Small

Author: Niilofur Farrukh | Publication: Karachi Art Scene | Dated: 1 May 1992

After weeks of dormancy, Karachi has come alive with an art show almost after every few days. A major event was the group show at Chawkhandi Art where Continue reading

Tampered Surfaces

Author: Unknown | Publication: Art Monthly (p.30) | Dated: 2 Sept 1994/95

The past few years have seen a number of exhibitions in Britain of work by contemporary artists from India, one of the most recent being Continue reading