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Muhammad Zeeshan

In the second part of our series spotlighting the works of Pakistani artists, Muhammad Zeeshan tells us how his identity and the political and social milieu around him define his art
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Salman Toor
August 20, 2018

In the first part of our series spotlighting the works of Pakistani artists, Salman Toor talks about his diverse portrayal of South Asian lives juxtaposed with issues of 'queerness and brownness'
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Kanika Agarwal
August 19, 2018

A Show Of Strength

Text and Artworks by Kanika Agarwal

An analogue collage artist, Kanika Agarwal plays with paper to communicate her ideas. Verve presents a thought-provoking shortlist from her collection that aims to highlight the fortitude of women
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18th-century Quran Scroll. All 114 chapters are written on the scroll’s 5cm-wide surface in a miniscule naskh script
August 13, 2018

A Unique Exhibition In Britain Explores An Episode From India’s Past

Text by Huzan Tata. All images courtesy: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018.

Splendours Of The Subcontinent, showcases over four centuries of glorious offerings ­— including paintings, manuscripts and rare jewels
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Roshini Kumar, Photographer

This influencer shows what it's like to be comfortable in your own skin
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Sultana Abdullah, Retired air-hostess

Portrait Of A Woman: Sultana Abdullah Proves That There Is No Expiration Date On Hope

Photographed by Uma Damle. Styling by Jahnvi Bansal. All clothes and accessories from Sultana's personal collection.

This 60-year-old retired air-hostess caught our eye in a newspaper clipping in which she proclaimed that she was unwilling to settle when it comes to choosing a life partner. Uma Damle’s beautiful photographs attempt to capture this nonconformist’s enigmatic presence
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