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Hanging fire : contemporary art from Pakistan

Author: Salima Hashmi; Naazish Ata-Ullah; Asia Society. Museum.
Publisher: New York : Asia Society Museum ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2009.
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"Accompanying the first U.S. museum exhibition devoted to contemporary art from Pakistan, this dynamic catalogue provides a groundbreaking look at recent and current trends in Pakistani art. Hanging Fire covers a fascinating range of subjects and media, from installation and video art to sculpture, drawing, and paintings in the contemporary miniature tradition. Essays by distinguished contributors from a variety of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
New York (NY, 2009)
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hashmi, Salima.
Hanging fire.
New York : Asia Society Museum ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)653457790
Named Person: Hamra Abbas; Bani Abidi; Zahoor ul Akhlaq; M Imran Qureshi; Rashid Rana; Anwar Saeed; Adeela Suleman; Mahreen Asif Zuberi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salima Hashmi; Naazish Ata-Ullah; Asia Society. Museum.
ISBN: 9780300154184 0300154186
OCLC Number: 317471831
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by the Asia Society Museum, Sept. 10-Jan. 3, 2009.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 32 cm
Contents: Hanging fire : an introduction / Salima Hashmi --
Rustled silences : the past in Pakistan's present / Ayesha Jalal --
Art in Pakistan : the first decades / Iftikhar Dadi --
Conflicts and resolution in the narrative / Naazish Ata-Ullah --
The world changes and it doesn't : a note on Pakistani culture / Carla Petievich --
Exile at home : Pakistani art in the global age / Quddus Mirza --
Art and the other Pakistanis : (the ones that don't make the headlines) / Mohsin Hamid --
Artists.
Responsibility: Salima Hashmi ; with contributions from Naazish Ata-Ullah [and others].

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