The first artist in Pakistan to actually have an exhibition of modern paintings was a woman. Zubeida Agha developed an approach to painting that reflected her education and experience in both Pakistan and Europe. Today, Pakistan has an unusually high ratio of female artists due to the fact that the art industry has not traditionally been viewed as a lucrative business by men. In the past, creatively-inclined men in Pakistan have focused more on fields of advertising or illustration, leaving [...]
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Pakistani Truck Art Just like the Billboard painting performed in Pakistan, there is another indigenous form of art performed in Pakistan and it is the Truck Art. With its all colorful floral patterns, depiction of human heroes with creative aspect ratios, calligraphy of poetic verses and driver’s words of wisdom, this form of art is truly a part of Pakistani transport tradition. Most of the artists have had no formal schooling in art, and their work is skilful albeit in a [...]
Famous W11 Bus Standing at its Last Stop Kameri. Looking at this picture, I can the these buses are the king of karachi road.No one can beat these buses in art, craft decoration. Funny thing this buses are king in Racing also No other bus can win form them .. Out Standing Decoration on W11 Bus | Photo Credit: Mohsin Fancy W11 Standing at its Last Stop | Photo Credit: Mohsin Fancy W11 Stand at kameri bus stop | Photo [...]
This soil has produced art since people started living here. With the advent of transportation as a business the people of this region used their art to make their vehicles more attractive. Even in 1920′s, competing transportation companies used to hire craftsmen to embellish and decorate their buses to draw travelers. A plan was a winner and the passengers just could not help but stare at the skillfully decorated trucks while purchasing the tickets. The more attractive a painting, the [...]