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Sumaira Tazeen
Moti Tanka (French Knot)


As a contemporary miniature painter, Sumaira Tazeen’s works deal with the role and expectations of a woman in Pakistani society. Drawing from personal experiences, she touches upon the pressures and anxieties of marriage, the absence of a man in the family, and the contradictions in social mentality and behaviour. She incorporates feminine symbols into her work such as embroidery and other crafts that are directly applied onto the canvas....



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  Lot 45 of 70  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sumaira Tazeen
Moti Tanka (French Knot)
Signed and dated in Urdu (lower right)
2008
Opaque water-based pigment on Wasli
10.5 x 8 in (26.7 x 20.3 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Pathways and Practices, Aicon Gallery, New York, 2009
Love's Microcosm: Contemporary Miniatures from Pakistan, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, 2009
Tradition, Technique, Technology - I, Aicon Gallery, New York, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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