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Last days to see ‘A Mute Land’ a solo show by Pakistani artist Maha Ahmed that seeks to move the audience to take a closer look and see the paintings unfold in their details, commenting on individuality through each surface. Until Thursday 28th of July.
Miniature painting is amongst the richest cultural traditions that emerged at the time Mughals ruled the Indian Subcontinent. Maha Ahmed’s miniature painting series 'Mistreatment at the Hands of Man’ includes elements from 'The assembled animals complain to the raven of their mistreatment at the hands of man' an illustration to one of the animal fables that were popular with royal patrons in the 16th century. The painting has been attributed to the painter Miskin who worked for the Mughal emperor Akbar, who was the first Mughal patron of the arts. With Lahore as his principal residence, he commissioned numerous illustrated manuscripts that incorporate Persian, Indian and even European elements. ‘A Mute Land’ is shown until the 28th of July.
Open today from 12 to 6pm. Mistreatment at the Hands of Man', 2016, 34.5 x 44.5 cm, Gouache in paper #MiniaturePainting #AMuteLand #mahaahmed