Ali Asad Naqvi

Safha I
Safha I

18"x24" Oil, scratch, gold on canvas 2011

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Safha XXVIII
Safha XXVIII

17.5"x24" Scratching, gold leaf on canvas 2012

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Safha XVIII
Safha XVIII

22"x30" Poster paint, rusted steel on paper 2011

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Safha XVII
Safha XVII

22"x30" Acrylic, color pencil, graphite, brass on paper 2011

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Safha XII
Safha XII

22"x30" Silver, gold, color pencil on paper 2011

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Safha XX
Safha XX

22"x30" Graphite, color pencil, gold on paper 2011

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Safha XXIII
Safha XXIII

36"x54" Graphite, ink, acrylic, metal leaf, tea wash, color pencils on canvas 2012

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Shamsa
Shamsa

Size variable Gold leaf, digital print on canvas 2012

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The Throne II
The Throne II

27"x 41" Graphite, water color pencil, gold leaf on mount card 2012

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The Throne III v2
The Throne III v2

29.5"x 36" Graphite, water color pencil on mount card 2012

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The Throne VIII
The Throne VIII

30.5"x41.5" Graphite, water color pencil on mount card 2012

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The Throne X
The Throne X

30"x40.5" Graphite, water color pencil on mount card 2012

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Safha XXXXIII
Safha XXXXIII

40.5 x 27 Mixed media on mount card 2013

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Safha XXXII
Safha XXXII

17.5"x24" Scratching, silver leaf, gold leaf, acrylic, oil, gesso, graphite on canvas on board 2012

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ADW II
ADW II

22"x30" (Collaborative work series with Wardha Shabbir and Dua Abbas) Mixed media 2012

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DAW II
DAW II

22"x30" (Collaborative work series with Wardha Shabbir and Dua Abbas) Mixed media 2012

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AWD II
AWD II

22"x30" (Collaborative work series with Wardha Shabbir and Dua Abbas) Mixed media 2012

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AWD
AWD

22"x30" (Collaborative work series with Wardha Shabbir and Dua Abbas) Mixed media 2012

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ADW III
ADW III

22"x30" (Collaborative work series with Wardha Shabbir and Dua Abbas) Mixed media 2012

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Ishq Mashq
Ishq Mashq

40"x31" Graphite, watercolor pencil on mountcard 2013

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Tamam i Alam Mast I
Tamam i Alam Mast I

34"x 45" Graphite on archival mount card 2013

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Tamam i Alam Mast II
Tamam i Alam Mast II

36"x 24" Graphite on archival mount card 2013

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b.1986

 

Ali Asad Naqvi is a practicing artist in Lahore. He works in several mediums and employs both traditional craft-making skills as well as contemporary techniques. His work looks to explore new ways of employing traditional methods in the contemporary art-making practice. Naqvi holds a BFA in Printmaking from the National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore. He also holds a Diploma in Traditional Calligraphy & Turkish Illumination from the same institute.

 

'I have always been predisposed toward the technical side of art-making, and it has influenced my work to a great degree. My approach makes use of traditional arts and crafts in the contemporary setting and seeks to amalgamate traditional materials and skills with modern technologies like photography and computing, and in the process to find original expression.'