PU-CAD hosts seminar, exhibition ‘Mian Ijazul Hassan Seven Decades of Painting’

LAHORE: Principal College of Art and Design (CAD), University of Punjab, Prof Dr Sumera Jawad organized a seminar and exhibition titled: “Mian Ijazul Hassan Seven Decades of Painting” here on Friday to commemorate Hassan’s journey of excellence. The exhibition and seminar were organized by the MPhil students, belong to session 2021-23, as part of their research project.

The exhibited work is based on Hassan’s selective artwork spanned seven decades and was especially prepared for the benefit of the students and scholars. The work predominately represents his impression of people, society and the prevailing circumstances exist in the society.

The seminar was divided into five segments highlighted the distinct facets of Hassan’s quest over the decades. These segments included his early life, his contribution as a painter, his contribution as a writer and poet, his contribution towards the art community, and finally his contribution as a thought-provoking artist. Although the seminar was presided over by the MPhil scholars, however against each segment renowned artists and scholars were invited to shed further light on Hassan’s quest. They included Fakir Syed Aijazuddin, Shahnawaz Zaidi, Dr Syed Akmal Hussain, Amna Pataudi, and Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan.

The seminar ended with a souvenir distribution ceremony and dinner.

 

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