Playing with a Loaded Gun: Contemporary Art in Pakistan at Apex

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Date/Time: 06/09/2003 12:00 am

291 church street
new york, ny 10003
phone: 212 431 5270
Press Release:
Ambreen Butt, Untitled, 2002
Playing with a Loaded Gun: Contemporary Art in Pakistan
curated by Atteqa Ali
featuring work by Ambreen Butt, Alia Hasan-Khan, Hasnat Mehmood, Imran Qureshi, Rashid Rana, Reeta Saeed, Adeela Suleman, Masooma Syed, Risham Syed, and Saira Wasim
September 6 – October 4, 2003
opening reception: Saturday, September 6, 6-8 pm
panel discussion: Wednesday, September 10, 6:30 pm
The exhibition features work by ten artists who explore the dichotomy of life in Pakistan, taking the nation’s most difficult social, cultural, and political issues and examining them in beautiful and playful artworks.
A color brochure containing an essay by Atteqa Ali will be available free of charge. Please contact apexart or visit www.apexart.org for further information. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm. apexart is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All apexart events are free and open to the public.

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