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Apex Art

Playing with a Loaded Gun:

Contemporary Art in Pakistan

by PRAGEETA SHARMA

Installation views from Playing with a Loaded Gun: Contemporary Art in Pakistan.

Showcasing several artists from Pakistan who have been working since 1988, curator Atteqa Ali has brought together pieces that explore the aesthetic and political tensions of modern day Pakistan and Afghanistan. They juxtapose Pakistan's National College of Art with Indus Valley traditions in painting, contemporary iconography with that of the mogul period, and traditional materials with mixed-media works. The exhibition skillfully…

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