Akbar Ali, a talented miniature painter, explores themes of how individuals continuously strive to fit in to society. It is societal traditions, cultures and norms that mold a large part of our values and morals. All of these are in turn influenced by the prevalent religion of the country which undoubtedly impacts the society we live in.
Akbar was born and raised in Sanjanpur, Rahim Yar Khan. From a young age Akbar reports to having been a keen observer of things around him. He was particularly interested in nature; birds and other wildlife have
Komal Tauqeer, Deputy Editor, Nigaah is back after contributing and curating the book ‘20 Pakistani Painters You should Know’. In this issue Komal writes about artist Akbar
A work in relief is distinctive – it captures the transformation of two dimensional forms or lines into ...more