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3-day exhibition of paintings of rare lslamic relics from July 27 in Hyderabad

3-day exhibition of paintings of rare lslamic relics from July 27 in Hyderabad
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Exquisite and rare paintings of relics of Prophets of Islam and historical monuments will be on display during a 3day exhibition to be held at Urdu Hall in Himayat Nagar from July 27 to 29

Gunfoundry: Exquisite and rare paintings of relics of Prophets of Islam and historical monuments will be on display during a 3-day exhibition to be held at Urdu Hall in Himayat Nagar from July 27 to 29.

The exhibition is a work of eminent artist Ahmed Fasiuddin, and will feature work depicting important incidents in Islamic history including the drowning of Pharaoh with his army in Nile river, the well of Hazrath Yaqoob (Prophet Jacob), the mountain peak where arc of Hazrath Nooh (Prophet Noah) were found, Jabl-e- Rahmath (Mount of Mercy) where Prophet Adam and Eve were reunited, and where Prophet Mohammed PBUH delivered his last sermon will be on display.

Speaking to The Hans India, the Nalgonda-based artist said that these painting were made by charcoal, crayons, sepia (the reddish-brown colour of photographs in the past), water colours and other material. The size of the paintings would be 12*18 and more and it takes nearly 1 to 2 days for coming up with a painting. He is a regular visitor to not only Gulf countries, but also to Europe and USA for procuring material and getting new ideas.

Fasiuddin said that he was a poster artist by profession like M F Hussain and happened to visit an art gallery being organised in Salar Jung Museum. From here his career took a turn and he started making paintings. "More than 50 such paintings of rare Islamic relics will be on display. The exhibited paintings will also have supporting descriptions", he added.

AK Khan advisor to Telangana State Minorities Welfare Department and Zahid Ali Khan, Editor Siasat Daily will inaugurate the exhibition at 5 pm on Friday. Timings for exhibition will be from 11 am to 7 pm on July 28 and 29. Mushaira, an evening of poetry, will be held on Saturday after the exhibition in the same premises. A literary program exclusive for ladies will be held on Sunday from 7pm onwards.

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