A painting exhibition by AQ Arif and Mussarat Arif kicked off at Ejaz Art Gallery on Thursday. A large number of art-lovers were present on the occasion. Almost 35 paintings are on display with beautiful colour strokes which try to give a variation in calligraphy by using designs of Sindhi Ajrak and Mirror work.
Paintings of historical places present in Pakistan were also on the display trying to an impact of red stone and brown stone used at ancient times. Students from Punjab University and National College of Arts were also attended the exhibition and admired the work done by both artists.
Talking to Daily Times, AQ Arif said that he has tried to show and preserve the damaging heritage present in our country. He said that he has used oil on canvas using colours relating red stone and brown to show clear view of stones used to make buildings at that time.
“I have also used blue and green colour in my paintings giving an inspiration of sky and atmosphere as blue colour gives a relaxing impact,” Arif said. Mussarat Arif said that she has tried to give a variation in calligraphy using designs of Sindhi Ajrak and Mirror work. She said that she has used oil on canvas using gold and silver leaves. “This is my second exhibition in Lahore,” Mussarat said.
Will remain on display until November 30.