Zulkarnain Haider

(B. 13.10.1939)
 

M.A. fine arts, University of the Punjab, 1964. Certificates in fresco 1973 and mosaic 1973, Diploma Superieur D' Art Plastique, Drawing 1974 and Diploma Superieur D' Arts Plastique, Painting 1976 from Ecole Nationale Superieur Des Beaux Arts Paris.

One-man shows at Embassy of Pakistan, Paris, 1977, I.M.F. Gallery, Washington D.C. 1992, Lahore 1967, 1972, Rawalpindi 1971; 1972 group shows at various venues in Paris and Lahore, 1984, May 1985, December 1985, March 1985, November 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997.

His paintings are in the following collections: President House, Prime Minister house, Pakistan Secretariat, National Asembly, Foreign Office, Islamabad; Lahore Museum, Permanent Art Gallery, Lahore and private collections at home and abroad.

 
Old Anarkali, 1964
The extension of Anarkali Bazaar beyond the Mall is called Old Anarkali, and known for all-night cafes, food-stalls and Lahore delicacies.  
 
Shah Alami-I, 1964
Zulqarnain Haider's depictions of Shah Alami's dilapidated quarters is more detailed then Habib Burkie's. Particular features rather than the total ambience interests him, although the remarkable similarity between the execution of the two artists exists.
 
 
Wazir Khan's Chowk / 'Square'
The Chowk, Square, near Wazir Khan's Mosque is not only an important commercial center but a place where several important lanes and streets of the Old City meet.  
 
Shah Alami-II, 1965
Zulqarnain Haider's depictions of Shah Alami's dilapidated quarters is more detailed then Habib Burkie's. Particular features rather than the total ambience interests him, although the remarkable similarity between the execution of the two artists exists.  
 

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