unvershafipaintings

SELECTED ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

March 2017: H M Naqvi: A portrait of the artist: Unver Shafi’s ‘Fabulist’ ecosystem, Herald, Pakistan. http://herald.dawn.com/news/1153690/a-portrait-of-the-artist-unver-shafis-fabulist-ecosystem

March 2017: Aasim Akhtar: The joke’s on us, The News, Pakistan. http://tns.thenews.com.pk/jokes-us/#.WMEMxBiPCRt

February 2017: Saquib Hanif: Interview: Unver Shafi Khan.
http://newslinemagazine.com/magazine/interview-unver-shafi-khan/

December 2016: Nusrat Khawaja: Unver Shafi Khan- A Painter with many Roots, ArtNow Pakistan. http://www.artnowpakistan.com/unver-shafi-khan-a-painter-with-many-roots/

December 2016: Samina Choonara: Who’s afraid of Unver Shafi?, The Friday Times, Karachi. http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/whos-afraid-of-unver-shafi/

March 27th, 2015: Colonial Drift  Picasso and Contemporary Art in South Asia . Pepe Karmel • Revoir Picasso’s symposium •

Feb 2015: Dawn- “LLF-2015: Art Features as a Prominent Theme”, Pakistan.

March 2014: Sadia Abbas: “At Freedom’s Limit Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament”, Fordham University Press, New York

Feb 2014: Faisal Devji: “Little Dictators”: Nationalism, Censorship, And The Making Of A Canon For Pakistani Art, Newsweek, Pakistan. 

Dec 2012: Meher Tareen: “The Man Behind the Canvas”, Paper Magazine Lahore.

Sept 2012: Catalogue Celebrating Art: Thirty Years of Rohtas, National Art Gallery, Islamabad.

Feb 2011 :Daily Times , Pakistan

Jun 2008 : Saquib Hanif: “The Moat Around the Froth”, Prive Asia, Hong Kong/ London

Nov 2005 : Zehra Chugtai: “The Poet of Paint”, The Herald (Karachi)

Feb 2005 : Dr. Saryu Doshi: “Beyond Borders: Art of Pakistan” exhibition catalogue (NGMA, Mumbai)

Mar 2004 :  Samina Choonara: “Glaze of the glass house” Dawn , Pakistan .

Feb 2004 : Saquib Hanif: “The Poet of Sensation” The Herald (Karachi)

Feb 2002 : Dr. Akbar Naqvi: Dubai Catalogue

Oct 2000 : Dr. Akbar Naqvi: “Hot Stuff?” The Herald (Karachi)

2000 :  ed. Tim Wilcox: “Pakistan- Another Vision Catalogue” , London

1998 :  Rina Khan: “Beyond the Veil” The Friday Times, Lahore

1998 :  Dr. Akbar Naqvi: “Image and Identity- 50 Years of Painting & Sculpture in Pakistan” Oxford University Press

1997 :  Salima Hashmi & Quddus Mirza: “50 Years of Visual Arts in Pakistan” Pakistan National Council of the Arts

1997 :  ed. I. Hussein: “Pakistan”, Oxford University Press

1997 : “India & Pakistan – 50 Years of Independence” bc Magazine, Hong Kong

Nominations and Awards :

1996 : National Painting Prize: Awarded at the Seventh Annual National Exhibition, Islamabad

1994 : Fourth Asian Art Show/ Fukuoka, Japan

1993 : International Association of Art Critics Jury Show, Paris

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