Tabinda Chinoy's paintings reveal the women's states of weariness, dejection and melancholy or it can be said an emotional paralysis suffer by women in our society. She wants women to liberate and do whatever they want to do and whatever they know to do. Free themselves from the unseen shackles. She uses the symbolic expression of a deeper meaning to convey her message like birds and flowers. Being a woman she feels strongly for other women, she understand their problems better than anyone else. And hence she portrays what she feels and sees regarding women in our surrounding atmosphere.
Mehtab Ali’s drawing is impressive and the light and shade creates a mesmerizing effect. He is basically a realistic painter. He has acquired a diverse mode of painting which distinguishes him among his contemporaries. By depicting the female figures draped in heavy dresses and heavy jewellery of the past he has given a new touch to his paintings and the subject also. Thus his work relates today's woman with old civilisation. His paintings are very well balanced with the background depicting our cultural heritage. Heavy necklaces, bangles, and earrings having Mughal era designs are used to relate two different times with each other. His paintings are close to reality and therefore impress the viewers.
A Q Arif is famous for his architecture painting. He experiments in form and texture in various colour schemes. His motifs and architectural forms filled with hues of blue, brown, red and yellow. The images of diverse and contrasting environments are juxtaposed in one space showing the work of exceptional architectural heritage of Pakistan. He adds a touch of fantasy to some of his paintings by using images of bright full moon, clouds, mist and autumn leaves blowing with wind around the old buildings.
Ahmed Anver's paints universal feelings and concepts regarding women, rather than objects that go beyond representational images. His paintings are done in search for true feelings and beauty through the use of colour and form. His colourful paintings depicting faces of women in various moods in a single painting creates an aura of mystery thus trying to explain motives behind the emotional phases of women.
Moin Shah’s paintings effectively discuss social issues which reflect his deep understanding of the surroundings. He communicates with the masses through his semi-abstract female figures which symbolise the most fragile yet most powerful part of our society. He portrays his feelings much easily and in convincing way in his figurative paintings. The faceless female and male figures in various moods and situations unveiling different realities of life attract the viewers as they see reality in them.
The exhibition also includes artworks of artists - Aziz Hasan, Dr S. Ali Wasif, Mahnaz Lakha, Mansur Saleem, A S Rind, Sara Balouch, Shan Amrohivi, Syed A. Irfan, Zoay.