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Muhammad Zeeshan
(1980)

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Mohammad Zeeshan’s works grapple with issues of the pervasive but seductive violence in the increasingly militant and corrupt society of Pakistan. His discontent with political and social worldviews post 9/11 universally manifests itself in the theatrical settings and layering of his works.

In his series on rats, for example, the animals are invested with meaning as rodents or scavengers – suggesting the essence of power. Resisting...



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  Lot 24 of 70  

24 HOUR AUCTION: ART OF PAKISTAN
7-8 NOVEMBER 2012

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Muhammad Zeeshan
Blame

Signed in Urdu (lower right and verso )
2007
Gouache with photo transfer on wasli
20 x 14 in (50.8 x 35.6 cm)

EXHIBITED:
From Lahore To Montmartre, Moulin De L'Est, Paris, 2007
Back From Future, Antibes, 2007

PUBLISHED:
From Lahore To Montmartre: Miniatures Contemporaines du Pakistan, ed: Salima Hashmi, Gallerie Chappe, Paris, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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