Sabah Husain

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    Sabah Husain, Composition, 1988 Sumi ink and acrylic on Kozo fibre paper Courtesy of the artist

Sabah Husain H (b. 1959, Peshawar, Pakistan) lives and works in Lahore, PK. Studied (BFA) Fine Arts, National College of Arts, Lahore, PK and (MFA) Fine Arts, specialising in printmaking at Kyoto National University of Fine Arts, JP (1988). Artist residencies include Department of Indian and South-East Asian Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK (1995); Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Printmaking, JP. Awarded the Japan Foundation Fellowship (2004-5); School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston, US (2014-15). Selected solo exhibitions: Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C., US (2015); Yamaso Art Gallery, Kyoto JP (1999); Prints and Paper works, October Gallery, London, UK (1995); Gallery Space 21, Tokyo JP (1987). Selected group exhibitions: Koel Art Gallery, Karachi PK (2015); Annual Exhibition, School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston US (2014); Women Artists of Pakistan, National Art Gallery Islamabad, PK (2012); Pakistan: Another Vision – 50 years of Painting and Sculpture, Brunei Gallery, London, UK (2000);  India and Pakistan: Contemporary Prints, Victoria and Albert Museum, London UK (1997). Husain’s work is held in a number of public collections including U.S Embassy, Islamabad, PK, Art in Embassies (AIE), U.S Department of State; British Museum, UK; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK; National Art Gallery, Islamabad, PK, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums, Bradford, UK and Okinawa Museum of Contemporary Art, JP.

Last updated: 11.01.2018


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