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Hanging fire contemporary art from Pakistan
Authors: Salima Hashmi, Iftikhar Dadi, Naazish Ata-Ullah, Asia Society. Museum
Editor: Salima Hashmi
Contributors: Iftikhar Dadi, Naazish Ata-Ullah
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2009
ISBN: 0300154186, 9780300154184
Length: 159 pages

Memory / Metamorphosis
Amna T Naqvi and Salima Hashmi
Gandhara-art, October 2009,
Talha Rathore received her BFA in Fine Art with a specialization in Miniature Painting, from the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan in 1995. In 1998, she relocated to New York with her husband and was thrust into an alien environment and cult
The book on the life of the artist titled ‘Mona’ is spectacular with over 200 pages featuring Mona’s stunning compositions from her first exhibition in the 80s to present day and her evolution as an artist. The book was authored by Seemah Niaz, Director of Unicorn Gallery, Karachi. It also includes reviews by Marjorie Hussain, Salwat Ali
Image and Identity: fifty years of painting and sculpture in Pakistan
Dr. Akbar Naqvi traces the history of Pakistani art against the background of the Indo-European art of the colonial era and the Mughal and pre-Islamic arts of ancient India. Akbar Naqvi a Ph.D from Liverpool University has written on art for Pakistani newspapers The Sun, Dawn, and The Muslim for over twenty years.