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In June this year, an extraordinary art event took place in London when an extensive display of Jamil Naqsh’s paintings was exhibited in two large halls of the Albemarle Gallery, London. In one hall a collection of paintings was titled Homage to Picasso London – as the recently worked artworks had been painted in that city.
The second gallery on a lower level contained a collection of paintings titled Memories of Doves and Pigeons. Throughout the dual exhibition, one was deeply aware of the exquisite quality of the artist’s brushwork and the unique textural element that describes Naqsh’s work. Continue reading