Lahore Fort Artwork Exhibition Starts Today – Newspaper
LAHORE: Bringing together the old and the new in a creative endeavor, the Lahore Arts Foundation Trust (LAFT) is set to inaugurate at the Lahore Fort on Sunday (today) an exhibition of works by contemporary artists and sculptors well known from Pakistan as well as from countries as far afield as Austria, France, Germany and the United States.
The works exhibited in the historic setting of the Lahore Fort belong to artists of genres and styles as diverse as they are diverse. They include Amin Gulgee, Jami Dehlavi, Marlene Hausegger, Malcolm Hucheson, Aqueel Solangi, Larissa Sansor, Kamil Khan Mumtaz, Katia Kameli and Timo Nasseri.
A number of artists traveled to Lahore with their work to be part of this unique event.
Pakistan’s former foreign minister, Jalil Abbas Jilani, will be the guest of honor at the inaugural ceremony, which will also be attended by cultural and political attachés from some countries.
According to Sabah Husain, Curator and Founding Trustee of LAFT, the exhibition will gradually widen its scope to showcase other dimensions of Pakistan’s tangible and intangible heritage over the next four weeks, ending on April 4.
Meanwhile, a parallel exhibition on aesthetic and contemporary prints from East Asia is organized by LAFT at the National College of Arts with its collaboration.
Posted in Dawn, March 6, 2022