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Art: IJAZ UL HASSAN AT CANVAS

A recent Canvas Gallery exhibition "Ijaz ul Hassan ---- Retrospective 2005" was a rare treat because Hasan a prominent senior in the Lahore art circles does not enjoy the same wide recognition here in Karachi and amongst the younger generation familiarity with his work is minimal. The Canvas show, a condensed collection of just 32 paintings was nonetheless a concise summation of the artists oeuvre. Covering a span of 40 odd years from 1959 to 2004 the exhibition was a first attempt by a Karachi gallery to show Hassan whole after nearly 30 years. ... more

Past auction results (3)

Ijaz Ul Hassan (Pakistani, 1940)

Ijaz Ul Hassan, Laxmi chauk
Ijaz Ul Hassan
Laxmi chauk, 1960
sold: May 24, 2006

Ijaz Ul Hassan, Slit
Ijaz Ul Hassan
Slit, 1971
sold: May 24, 2006

Ijaz Ul Hassan, The red signal 9/11 (triptych)
Ijaz Ul Hassan
The red signal 9/11 (triptych), 2003
sold: Sep 20, 2007

 

Hello! Art – MIAN IJAZ UL HASSAN

Hello! Art – MIAN IJAZ UL HASSAN
December 30th, 2012

What he seeks to achieve is a perfection of expression that may appear effortless on the surface, but can only be attained with years of dedication and devotion to the ritual of painting... Read More

F.S Aijazuddin - MIAN IJAZ UL HASSAN

F.S Aijazuddin - MIAN IJAZ UL HASSAN

Any showing of the works of Ijaz Ul Hassan is a significant occasion. Any solo exhibition by him is always a memorable event, for there is no contemporary painter in Pakistan whose output demonstrates such a versatile command over different mediums nor such a high level of consummate skill... Read More

DAWN - the Internet Edition
The Gallery

March 12, 2005

Ijazís descriptive imagery

By Marjorie Husain

 

In Ijaz ul Hassanís paintings, one is tempted to stretch out a hand and pluck the blossoms from a tree, so convincing is his view of nature and descriptive his aesthetic expression. Yet there is much more to the distinguished artist whose work covers a gamut of emotions. A collection of paintings exhibited at the Canvas gallery, celebrate his return to the Karachi scene after a gap of three decades, and is by way of being a mini retrospective covering as many years in art..... more

 
Article appearing in time magazine vol. 170 No. 24, dec 17th 2007

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