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Shahab Ansari
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
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LAHORE

 

‘Memoirs of the Future’, Alhamra’s 9th Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, Ceramics& Graphic Arts, which opened on Monday, is not only brilliant display of Pakistani youth’s talent and skills in the sphere of art but also a living testimony to the fact that the youth of Pakistan is second to none in terms of artistic skills and a positive and healthy vision.

 

The exhibition – a group show of the work of over 350 young artists from various art institutions of the country, including NCA, Punjab University, Naqash School of Art and many others – is a source of aesthetic pleasure artists, art lovers and art students alike.

 

The exhibition was inaugurated by a Pakistani iconic figure, Nahid Siddique, known all over the world for his excellence in Classical & Kathak Dance. Nahid Siddiqi, visibly impressed by the young brilliance scattered everywhere on the walls of Alhamra Art gallery’s walls, expressed her joy while admitting that Pakistani youth was second to none in its brilliance and talents. Out of the 350 artists, 10 were presented awards for their brilliance and outstanding work. The artists included Ali Baba, Ama Manzoor, Attia Rashid, Ayesha Sidiqui, kiran Riaz, Iran Saleej, Laraib, Rafia Butt, Saba Saleem and Sidra.