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Artist in the Making

Artist in the Making

Nadeem Mushtaq From political despair to a thriving urge for life and its intricate beauties, a wide range of emotions find expression in the works of this young artist which has enthralls many and puzzled many more for their sheer profundity and imagination. Nadeem Mushtaq, a promising artist who completed his Masters Degree in Painting […]

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A Day with Children, for children!

A Day with Children, for children!

  A day long workshop was held at Arts in Life Initiative Foundation (ALIF), Chanpora Tangmarg on Child Rights. Organized by Perfect Vision Welfare Foundation and supported by Mission Directorate ICPS, Department of Social Welfare and Jammu and Kashmir State Child Protection Society. Children from different schools participated in the event as the facilitators also […]

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Featured  Artist: Amedeo Modigliani

Featured  Artist: Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani was the epitome of a tragic artist.  Born in Italy on July 12, 1884; he suffered considerably from childhood illnesses, the symptoms of which would persist throughout his life until his death from tuberculosis at age 35 in 1920. Although he initially studied art in both Florence and Venice, he later shunned his […]

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Budding Artist: Ghazala Fatima

Budding Artist: Ghazala Fatima

Ghazala Fatima is a Delhi born Artist currently working in Kashmir. Her paintings are generally surreal representations of forms of nature mostly trees. According to her, her paintings are usually visual depictions of her love towards nature. “ I am fascinated by nature mostly trees and I try to be as honest as possible towards […]

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Symbolism

Symbolism

“In this art, scenes from nature, human activities, and all other real world phenomena will not be described for their own sake; here, they are perceptible surfaces created to represent their esoteric affinities with the primordial Ideals.” Jean Moreas Signature The term “symbolism” is derived from the word ‘symbol’ which derives from Latin ‘symbolum’,a symbol […]

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Truck Art

Truck Art

 Pakistan’s world famous truck art tradition dates back to the 1920s, when British Bedford trucks were imported to Pakistan and modified with large wooden crowns over the cabin. Most Pakistani trucks have an augmented rooftop to increase space for decoration and the backs of Pakistani trucks are often intricately decorated. Pakistani decorated trucks servicing Afghanistan […]

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An occasion to celebrate the appetite for wisdom

An occasion to celebrate the appetite for wisdom

It was a day of festivity and fervor among students and teachers alike as all stood to appreciate one another on the annual day of the school which was celebrated on 27th of September by Boys High School Katipora that witnessed a huge gathering of parents of wards besides famous dignitaries of various administrative departments. […]

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Featured Artist: Benode Behari Mukherjee

Featured Artist: Benode Behari Mukherjee

Born with severe eye problem, being myopic on one eye and blind in the other Benode Behari Mukherjee was one of the pioneers of Indian modern art and a key figure of Contextual Modernism. He was one of the earliest artists in modern India to take up mural as a mode of artistic expression, and […]

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Featured Artist: Paul Cézanne

Featured Artist: Paul Cézanne

Born on 19 January 1839 in Aix-en-Provence Paul Cézanne, was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne’s often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly characteristic and clearly recognizable. […]

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Featured Artist: Michelangelo

Featured Artist: Michelangelo

Michelangelo, is considered as one the greatest artist who ever lived. He was born on 6 March 1475 in Caprese, known today as Caprese Michelangelo, a small town situated in Valtiberina, near Arezzo, Tuscany. He is one of the three giants of the Florentine High Renaissance along with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael,. Although their […]

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