Islamabad Media

British envoy calls for cordial bilateral ties

Islamabad-The British High Commissioner, Thomas Drew CMG Tuesday said that the youth will decide Pakistan’s future. Speaking at a ceremony to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pak-UK relations, the envoy said, “It will be up to the people who are here today – the future leaders – who will decide which direction Pakistan heads in […]

Boston Globe – Ambreen Butt demonstrates art of diplomacy

Boston Globe – Ambreen Butt demonstrates art of diplomacy. Ambreen Butt has always made political art. Early in her career, the Pakistani-born artist now based in the Boston area investigated the tug of two cultures in mixed-media paintings and drawings. These led Butt to make larger pieces, often painstakingly crafted from many tiny parts, exploring […]
Ambreen Butt working on commissioned art for U.S. Embassy Islamabad

The Art Newspaper-Idris’s Diplomatic Art

The Art Newspaper – the Birmingham born artist Idris Khan is in demand: Art in Embassies, the public art programme founded by the US government which places works in US consulates worldwide, has commissioned a new work by the ubiquitous London based wunderkind. The piece, a stamp painting incorporating English text and Arabic calligraphy, is […]

Clinton to award US State medal for arts to Pakistani artist

US State Department selects Shahzia Sikander among five artists to receive recognition for their art in US embassies. PHOTO: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will award the US State Department Medal of Arts to Pakistani painter Shahzia Sikander, along with four other artists, reported LA Times. This is the first time this award […]