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Aamir Khatri

When amalgamation of thoughts and dreams lead one to spread creativity that is captivating enough to make the beholding eye ponder over the mysteries the canvas seldom reveals, one cannot help but admire Aamir Khatri's bold, beautiful and impacting brush strokes while observing the artwork extraoridinare!

Inspired by Picasso, Khatri experiments with portraiture, impressionism, landscaping thereby keeping himself closely aligned with wildlife, woeful women, nature and calligraphy. His message is to spread peace and harmony through his artwork.

As an artist, Khatri has had a number of shows under his belt with many renowned art galleries namely Sadequain, Grandeur, Art Collectors and Pakistan National Council of Arts, Islamabad. 

His first breakthrough was a group show at Arts Council of Pakistan in 1986, at the behest of his mentor and remarkable illustrator Iqbal Mehdi.

Initially, the art medium preferred was water colour which changed to oil, mixing abstract art with impressionism. There's a certain mental distortion followed by emotional restlessness that is evident in all his artworks.

Khatri loves painting horses as the inspirational beast to him is considered as an emblem of peace. He is a keen observer of human sentiments and uses this talent profusely in his artwork. He wants people to know him as an ambassador for peace and humanity.

Thirst for Peace, Aamir Khatri's very own art series constitutes a universal message of peace and positivity for all human beings.

Moreover, the artist, a textile designer by profession, is one of the copious of Pakistani Artist.

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