11 Apr: What Pretty Art!

While the goal of rational, thoughtful artists from Pakistan remains the articulation of relevant concerns, some artists are producing art…

16 Feb: Basim Magdy

Basim Magdy at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Basim Magdy (b. 1977 Assiut, Egypt) is an Egyptian artist based in…

23 Jan: Naiza Khan
Naiza Khan’s paintings and installations are teleological in their purposefulness and they exude a sense of despondency at the plight of the inhabitants of Manora. But it is not only about Manora. The issues are larger for Naiza and she points to the morass in the country and the region as well.
04 Nov: Emperor’s Jaded Clothes
Satire is used by this inventive artist to mock society's falsities, inhibitions and prejudices but sometimes it backfires and is relegated to false humor
28 Oct: Is Violence Sexy?

It can be said that a singular theme carried through a space of six or seven years is hardly too many for an artist. The question remains as to how long and far artists will linger on the subject.