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Name

Amjad Ali Talpur

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Career

Articles in the foreign press:

1998  Time Magazine, 22ndJune.

         Art Asia News, Economics Review, Now Magazine, UK, Flash Art, Italy

2003  The Christian Science Monitor, USA.

 

Thesis:

1993 Thesis done by Joanna Bostook from St. Andrews, Scotland on my life and work.

 

Film:

1995  Documentary made by French Television on my life and works which was telecast in Europe.

1999  Documentary made by Croatia TV on my life and work.

2000  Documentary made by BBC.

2002  Documentary made by Star World.

2003  Documentary made by ABC.

 

Prizes:

1981  First Prize in All Punjab Competition, Lahore. Pakistan.

1982  2nd Prize in National Exhibition, Islamabad, Pakistan.

1985  Won Special Prize in All Punjab Painting Competition, Lahore, Pakistan.

1986  First Prize in All Punjab Competition.

Exhibitions

One Man Show:

1981  Punjab Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan.

1982  Idara-e-Saqafat, Islamabad, Pakistan.

1982  Abasin Arts Council, Peshawar, Pakistan.

1984  Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan.

1986  Sheraton Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.

1989  Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan.

1990  V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.

1990  American Club, Islamabad. Pakistan.

1991  Lahore Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

1991  Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan.

1993  Lahore Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

1995  Lahore Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

2000  Lahore Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

2001  World Bank Building, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2002  Residence of country Director, john Walls of the world Bank.

2003  Lahore Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

2003  World Bank Building, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2008  Art scene Gallery Karachi, Pakistan.

 

Group Exhibitions:

1983  Asian Biennial Dacca, Bangladesh.

1986  Triennale international Exhibition, Delhi, India.

1986  International Exhibition in Seoul, London, Paris, and Brussels.

1991  Triennale, Delhi, India.

1992  ‘Pursuit of the Real ‘Washington. USA.

1992  First South Asian Exhibition, Trivindrum, India.

1994  SAARC Festival held in Delhi and Trivindrum, India.

 

Awards:

1981  Best Painter of the year Adabi Sahafat, Pakistan.

1982  S.S Hyder Award in All Pakistan Painting competition, Peshawar (First Prizes).

1983  S.S Hyder Award in All Pakistan Painting competition, Peshawar (First Prizes).

1984  First Prizes in Realistic Painting Competition, Peshawar, Pakistan.

1985  Scholarship awards by the French government to participate in French Laureate.

1985  S.S Hyder Award in All Pakistan Painting competition, Peshawar (First Prizes).

 

UNESCO Prizes:

1995  Exhibition in Paris among 34 artists short-listed from 321 entries all over in the world.

 

Auction at Sotheby’s London:

1998  in June an Iqbal Hussain painting was auctioned at Sotheby’s, London.

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