Memorial Reference for artist Jamil Naqsh

A reference for artist Jamil Naqsh jointly organised by the Artists` Association of Sindh and Arts Council in Ahmed Shah Building . Prominent artists, art educators and art critics talked about Jamil’s life as an artist and a painter. A large number of people from the field of visual arts attended the event and learned about the remarkable works of Naqsh and about the transition and progression in his artworks.

Naqsh, 79, who had been settled in London for the last 10 years, was admitted to St Mary’s Hospital on May 7, where doctors did not appear optimistic about his chances of recovery. Jamil Naqsh is of a generation of artists such as Sadequain, Bashir Mirza, Ahmed Pervez, Shahid Sajjad, Masud Kohari, who gave direction to Pakistani art after the country’s inception.

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