Pakistan

Pakistan’s heritage has suffered the brutal effects of record monsoon rains—what happens now?

As Unesco pledges $350,000 to safeguard sites, questions are raised about the country’s long-term commitment to restoring and protecting key locations in the face of the climate crisis

'Indian art is in deep crisis': Anish Kapoor on his home country, 75 years after independence

Freedom of expression in India is dead because of Modi's "Hindu Taliban", the artist says

The curator of Pakistan's first—and only—Venice Biennale pavilion dissects her country's contemporary art scene

As the nation celebrates 75 years of independence, Zahra Khan charts major moments and challenges in its history and her own career

Zahra Khan

'A logistical nightmare': how deteriorating India-Pakistan relations affect the South Asian art trade

From smuggled paintings to cancelled visas, the heads of the subcontinent's fairs, biennials and galleries weigh in on the ramifications of the contested border

An Indian artist on staging a public art project across the Indo-Pakistan border

New Delhi-based Manisha Gera Baswani discusses her ongoing series Postcards from Home that photographs fellow artists in both countries

Manisha Gera Baswani

How partition divided a centuries-old manuscript between India and Pakistan—and continues to plague the region's heritage

Research on the Chandayan of Mulla Da’ud has suffered ever since 24 folios narrating the love story were split up across the border in 1947

India and Pakistan turn 75: exhibitions on independence and partition to see around the world

From Kolkata to Chicago, here are 11 shows that deal with the many histories of nationhood and freedom in the subcontinent

Putting 'trust' back into the art market: South Asian group show inaugurates unusual Mayfair gallery

Exhibition Hawala is the first show at Paradise Row Projects, a one-year, not-for-profit commercial space in London

Muslim mob attacks Hindu temple in Pakistan after eight-year-old boy allegedly urinates on library floor

Paramilitary forces deployed after local police fail to protect the religious shrine

South Asian group show brings post-partition politics to Cambridge

Exhibition at Kettle’s Yard brings together 11 artists from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to explore issues of borders and migration

Art Basel in Hong Kong welcomes more mainland galleries

Dealers from across Asia are ramping up their presence, and around half of the projects in the Kabinett sector are by Asian artists

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Pakistan’s contemporary museum launches with anti-war art

President Musharraf has encouraged artists to promote a “peaceful and tolerant” image of their country through their work

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Starving Buddha sculpture returned to Pakistan

But leading London expert says it’s a fake