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Author Hashmi, Salima.

Title Hanging fire : contemporary art from Pakistan / Salima Hashmi ; with contributions from Naazish Ata-Ullah ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : Asia Society Museum, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  709.5491 H273h 2009    ---  Available
Description 159 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by the Asia Society Museum, Sept. 10-Jan. 3, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references(p. 155-157) and index.
Contents Hanging fire : an introduction / Salima Hashmi -- Rustled silences : the past in Pakistan's present / Ayesha Jalal -- Art in Pakistan : the first decades / Iftikhar Dadi -- Conflicts and resolution in the narrative / Naazish Ata-Ullah -- The world changes and it doesn't : a note on Pakistani culture / Carla Petievich -- Exile at home : Pakistani art in the global age / Quddus Mirza -- Art and the other Pakistanis : (the ones that don't make the headlines) / Mohsin Hamid -- Artists.
Summary "Accompanying the first U.S. museum exhibition devoted to contemporary art from Pakistan, this dynamic catalogue provides a groundbreaking look at recent and current trends in Pakistani art. Hanging Fire covers a fascinating range of subjects and media, from installation and video art to sculpture, drawing, and paintings in the contemporary miniature tradition. Essays by distinguished contributors from a variety of fields, including Salima Hashmi, Pakistani-American sociologist and historian Ayesha Jalal, and the celebrated novelist Mohsin Hamid, place contemporary Pakistani art in a cultural, historical, and artistic perspective."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Art, Pakistani -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Abbas, Hamra, 1976-
Abidi, Bani.
Akhlaq, Zahoor ul, 1941-1999.
Qureshi, M. Imran (Muhammad Imran), 1972-
Rana, Rashid, 1968-
Saeed, Anwar.
Suleman, Adeela, 1970-
Zuberi, Mahreen Asif, 1981-
Added Author Ata-Ullah, Naazish.
Asia Society. Museum.
ISBN 9780300154184 (hbk.)
0300154186 (hbk.)

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