Ahmed Saleem 2021

Opening Reception: April 25, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tanzara Gallery, Islamabad
Exhibition continues until 9, May 2019. (Mon - Sat | 11:30 am - 7:00 pm)

Tanzara Gallery takes pleasure in presenting the works of Lahore based artist Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi.

Zulfi is a realist painter, but his paintings, be they landscapes or cityscapes are more than an imitation of what is seen. He has the magic of capturing the essence of the vignette that he replicates on canvas. Beyond realism he understands his subject matter well – Be it a rustic scene, or an urban setting, misty horizons, or cattle out in the open fields, the artist renders such images with amazing dexterity.

His paintings take their inspiration from a direct observation of nature. He uses a rich palette that brings a pictorial richness to his canvas. Zulfi’s imagery is idyllic and delightful- he is a master of capturing seasons and times of day- In his landscapes one can truly feel the breeze and smell the grass- The foggy winter morning scenes are cold and the sunny landscapes warm and brilliant. To carefully observe a Zulfi painting is to be there!

The artist is the recipient of the Presidents Pride of Performance award. He has several solo and group shows to his credit and his paintings are in major collections home and abroad.

In keeping with its tradition of offering quality art to its patrons, Tanzara presents Zulfi’s latest work.

Artwork