Iqbal Hussain

(B. 09.02.1950)

Assistant Professor of fine arts at National College of Arts, One-man shows: Lahore, 1981, 1984, 1989, 1993, 1995; Islamabad 1982, 1990, 1991; Peshawar 1982; Karachi 1984; participated in group shows in Bangla Desh 1983; India 1986; Seoul, London, Paris, Brussels 1986; India 1991, 1992, 1994; USA 1991, 1994, 1995; France 1995; won several national and provincial awards 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986. Work figures in collections of Lahore Museum, American Consulate, Chief Minister House, Governor House, Lahore; Prime Minister House, National Gallery, Islamabad; Peshawar MUseum; in private and public collections in Delhi, Copenhagen, West Germany, Luxembourg, USA, UK, Kenya, Switzerland and France. Interviewed by a Dutch Radio & Television 1976; a documentary made by French Television on him 1995; exhibited in Paris among 34 artists short listed from 321 entries from all over the world, 1995; and a research thesis written on him by an academic from Scotland.

Painting of Iqbal hussain are:

Chowk Rang Mahal, 1988

This junction, like that near Wazir Khan's Mosque is another thriving commercial centre of the old town.

Old City Street, 1996

Another thriving centre of commerce and trade

Labourers, Bhati Chowk, 1996

Bhati Gate, which opens on the busy road leading north to Shahdara across the river Ravi, is a traditional spot for daily-wage labourers. Here on a winter morning they huddle together awaiting hire.

Niwam Chaitram Road, 1993

The buildings constructed during the British period reflect the curious and not unpleasant amalgam of European and local architectural styles.