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Hanging Fire

Contemporary Art from Pakistan

Hanging Fire( )
Author: Hashmi, Salima
Dadi, Iftikhar
Petievich, Carla
Jalal, Ayesha
Mirza, Quddus
Hamid, Mohsin
Contribution by: Ata-Ullah, Naazish
Preface by: Chiu, Melissa
Foreword by: Desai, Vishakha N.
Publication Date:Oct 2009
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Accompanying the first U.S. museum exhibition devoted to contemporary art from Pakistan, this dynamic catalogue provides a groundbreaking look at recent and current trends in Pakistani art. Hanging Fire covers a fascinating range of subjects and media, from installation and video art to sculpture, drawing, and paintings in the "contemporary miniature" tradition. Essays by distinguished contributors from a variety of fields, including Salima Hashmi,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Asian / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.204 x 12.207 x 0.827 Inches
Book Weight:2.587 Pounds
Author Biography
Hashmi, Salima (Author)

Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School and worked for several years as a management consultant in New York. His first novel, Moth Smoke, was published in ten languages, won a Betty Trask Award, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His essays and journalism have appeared in Time, the New York Times and the Guardian, among others. His latest novel is The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) published by Penguin. He will be featured at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 program. He is the author of Exit West, which in 2018, won the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize.


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