LECTURE ON UNDERSTANDING ART HELD AT FATIMA JINNAH WOMEN UNIVERSITY

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LECTURE ON UNDERSTANDING ART HELD AT
FATIMA JINNAH WOMEN UNIVERSITY.

RAWALPINDI: Department of Fine Arts has arranged guest lecture on “Understanding Art” for its students. Guest speaker of the lecture was Mr. Aasim Akhtar, Independent Curator, art critique and visual artist. 

While addressing the audience Mr. Aasim said that art is creativity and self-expression. Word art is a noun and a verb. Art touches every one’s live in many ways.  It is not necessary that art work is produced by the artists, even sometimes self-taught artists like Sadqain, produced such an excellent art piece that lay down many professional artists. He said that the idea behind any creation of any art piece is to share feelings and ideas with others.

 He also said that the art can stimulate human mind. He shed light on importance of medium in his talk. He urged students that you learn by trail and error and following the formula is not an art. Unless and until you develop something with your creativity and aesthetic sense that conveys your idea without using any words.

 The lecture ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Tabasum Shaheen, Incharge Fine Arts Department, after that she presented university souvenir to honorable guest speaker. 

 

Coverage is requested.

 

Mr. Muhammad Ali,
Incharge
Press and Public Relations Committee