”Lines That Talk”

29 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
5:00 PM

“Lines that talk” exhibition by internationally renowned Pakistani artist Jimmy Engineer

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Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan, The Royal Society of Fine Arts, The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition ”Lines that talk” by Internationally renowned Pakistani artist Jimmy Engineer.

The exhibition includes pencil drawings and more than 100 reproduction artworks, covering everyday life in Pakistan, such as people, animals, landscapes, mythology and architecture, characterized by a realistic style of craftsmanship and diversification of materials and techniques. Jaimmy Engineer is one of the 10 most influential figures in Pakistan. Born in 1954 in a Pakistani family in Baluchistan, Pakistan, through art he was able to transcend all the ethnic, racial and sectarian barriers in his country. Since 1976, he started making art professionally, and soon went beyond art creation by discovering his deep love and attachment to the people and the environment around him, especially those simple, incompetent. His artistic works became a true expression of the everyday life of those around him from people and animals. He devoted his life to supporting the defaulters and the social work institutions. His works are acquired by many countries like France, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, China, India, Canada and the United States, among others. With his rich production, Jimmy Engineer has more than five thousand and five hundred works of art, ranging from drawings and paintings to linear graphics. He has participated in more than 80 exhibitions inside and outside Pakistan, and has won more than 70 awards and medals of honor locally and internationally.

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