Renowned artist's recent work inaugurated.

Byline: Syeda Shehrbano Kazim

ISLAMABAD -- An inauguration of Wahab Jaffer's recent work, which consists of 36 brightly coloured and inventive pieces, was held at Tanzara Gallery on Thursday.

As always, Mr Jaffer's paintings simplified the female form in rich, vibrant colours, merging symbols like birds and patterns like chevrons into the compositions. Equally inventive were his bright floral canvases, while he also showed a collection of black and white pen and ink drawings containing intricately worked surreal patterns and forms.

Mr Jaffer successfully captured the mood and attitude of the women on his canvas with a rich colour palette. His smooth lines, colour coordination and balanced compositions render the image in a sharp and effective manner. An intense exploration of form has always been a hallmark of the renowned artist's work, an aspect he continues to experiment with.

Usama Bin Murad said of the work: 'It is very close to my heart - the graphic quality of the outlines in black and the use of shapes and colour. Nice work!'

Rabia Rasul said: 'I like his work because it is bright and colourful. When it's in the room it draws attention. His compositions are very interesting. I'm not really into imaginative figurative work but I'm really drawn to his work. I personally like his figurative...

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