Published October 24, 2014
Reference - 144 Pages
ISBN 9781138821095 - CAT# Y172231
Series: Visual and Media Histories
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Modern Art in Pakistan examines interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. It traces the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and frames it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition.
A masterful insight into South Asian art, this book will interest researchers, scholars, and students of South Asian art and art history, and Pakistan in particular. Further, it will be useful to those engaged in the fields of Islamic studies, museum studies, and modern South Asian history.
Plates. Acknowledgments. Preface Monica Juneja. Introduction: A New Sense of Place in Modern Pakistan Art 1. Shakir Ali (1916–75) 2. Zahoor ul Akhlaq (1941–99): The Idea of Space as an Abstract System 3. The Legacy of Pakistan’s Modernism in Contemporary Art 4. Conclusion. Afterword Iftikhar Dadi. Bibliography. About the Author. About the Series Editor. Index