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Famous Artists from Pakistan

List of the most popular artists from Pakistan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Pakistani artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Pakistani artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Artists on this list include Syed Abdul Mujeeb and Sadequain.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Pakistan?" and "Who are the most well-known Pakistani artists?"

For further information on these historic Pakistani artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Pakistani artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
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  • Heaven, Evening garden party, Portrait of Sufi Waqar
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Poland, Pakistan, United Kingdom
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Situation 1, Situation, Situation 2
    • Birthplace: Pakistan, Quetta
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Anchor, Fleshy weapons, Seven beautiful daughters of Sethi
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Nationality: Pakistan, United States of America
  • Sadequain
    Quest of Knowledge, The Last Supper, Iqbal
    • Birthplace: Amroha, India
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Mural, Painting
  • Vespers I, Untitled (The most merciful, the most compassionate)
    • Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting
  • Ahmed Pervez
    The final flourish of an image, Abstract with red and white, The image makers
    • Birthplace: Rawalpindi, Pakistan
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Abdur Rahman Chughtai
    Pride Of The East, Sleeping Girl with Book, Lonely Lady
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Salima Hashmi
    The Long Wait, Rain 1, Zones of Dreams
    • Birthplace: India
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Bridal Lady, Thatta (Pakistan), Dancing Horse
    • Birthplace: India
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Lubna Agha
    Star 4, Incense Burner, Black Window
    • Birthplace: Quetta, Pakistan
    • Nationality: Pakistan
  • Ajaz Anwar
    Golden Mosque, Chitta Darwaza, Kanji Wala
    • Birthplace: India
    • Nationality: Pakistan
    • Art Forms: Painting