Wardha Shabbir @ Grosvenor Gallery

Best-known in London for her intricate miniature paintings of leaves and natural life – having been shortlisted for the Jameel Prize and subsequently exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum last year –Wardha Shabbir is now using this imagery to comment on the paths we take in life. In her new exhibition Free State at […]

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Basir Mahmood @ Letitia

‘I am interested in exploring my position as an artist by adopting multiple roles including an author who writes narratives, an initiator who sets in motion collisions of people and improvised scenarios to create original stories.’ – Basir Mahmood Hung along the walls of Letitia in Beirut are a series of large photographs that mostly […]

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Gallery Girl meets Hiba Schahbaz

Hiba Schahbaz paints nude, peach-toned goddesses that smile languidly out at their viewer against pastel coloured backdrops overflowing with delicate arrangements of flora and fauna. Born in Karachi and now living in Brooklyn, Hiba’s long-haired beauties, look like they have stepped out of a dream world and are painted in soft, shimmery watercolours that completely […]

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Imran Qureshi @ Barbican

Splatters of violent red paint have been thrown along the walls of Barbican’s Curve gallery, disrupting the exhibition of unassuming miniature paintings that are gently dotted around the space. This red paint however, transforms upon closure inspection, and is just what is so brilliant about the newly commissioned work by Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi that is […]

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