Aisha Khalid transforms traditional miniature painting with pins

Aisha Khalid is one of a generation of artists from Pakistan who have transformed the tradition of miniature painting into an internationally celebrated form of contemporary art. In recent years, Khalid’s practice has extended to significantly larger paintings, murals, installations and tapestries. In her textile works, Khalid draws on a form of visual language embedded in…

Major new works announced for APT9

Major new works by artists Jonathan Jones (Australia), Aisha Khalid (Pakistan) and Iman Raad (Islamic Republic of Iran), as well as two projects involving more than 30 women artists from the Pacific, are among the highlights of ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) at QAGOMA until 28 April 2019 Announcing the first cohort…

Celebrating modernists of India

Two seminal Indian artists of the twentieth century have captured the international spotlight this year, as the subject of major retrospectives in art centres of the Western-art world. A few weeks ago Indian modernist Nasreen Mohamedi’s exhibition concluded at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, a monographic survey which opened the Met Breuer, The…