MUSCAT: Works of 24 Pakistani artists will be displayed at an exhibition titled, ‘Colours in Harmony’ at the Omani Society for Fine Arts (OSFA) from April 14 to 24.

The works depicting each artist’s journey will feature different styles ranging from modern miniature, figurative, abstract and contemporary paintings to calligraphy.

Maryam al Zadjali, director, OSFA said, “The exhibition is integral to the society’s mission to foster cultural and artistic dialogue between Omani artists and their counterparts in other countries.

“This will give an opportunity to the students of art and art lovers to see the work of artists of Pakistan and learn about the special techniques they use in their work. The event promises to be an exciting and enriching experience,” she said.

This is the fifth exhibition in which Pakistani artists will be taking part in an exhibition in Oman. Among the 24 artists whose works will be featured are Amjad Ali Talpur, Usman Alvi, Asif Ahmed and Ali Asad Naqvi, who have revitalised the classic tradition of miniature art.

Another artist, Bin Qallander whose work will also displayed at the exhibition will be in Muscat to discuss his work with visitors. He will conduct a workshop on Islamic calligraphy in OSFA at 6.30pm on April 15.

A part of the proceeds from the exhibition will donated to the Al Noor Association for the Blind.

The other artists whose works will be featured in the exhibition are A Q Arif, Amir Kamal, Khusro Subzwari, Abid Khan, M A Bukhari, Abrar Ahmed, Noreen Akhtar, Akram Dost Baloch, Qamar Siddiqui, Akram Spaul, Farrukh Shahab, Tayyaiba Aziz, Ali Abbas, Haleem Khan, Irfan Ahmed, Zahid Saleem. Ali Azmat, Javed Qamar and Jamil Baloch. The exhibition will be open from 10am to 1pm and 5pm to 8pm.

SOURCE: Muscat Daily