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REVIEWS

DUBAI

The Jam Jar

Fahd Burki

Prostheses

FAHD BURKI, Lullaby, 2010, acrylic on paper, 152 x 122 cm.

Courtesy The Jam Jar, Dubai, and Grey Noise, Lahore.

Consistently used throughout history, icons continue to dominate our visual landscape. With much wit and whimsy, Fahd Burki, a 28-year-old recent graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Art, explores the artistic potential of such powerful images in his first solo exhibition in Dubai.

Burki is the standout among a promising crop of young Pakistani artists represented by Lahore’s Grey Noise gallery. These artists largely forgo…

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