Global Anxieties influencing Emotional Expression and Symbolism in the work of Contemporary Pakistani Artists

Authors

  • Suffah Naeem Ph. D Scholar, PUCAD, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Prof. Dr. Sumera Jawad Professor, PUCAD, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)65

Keywords:

Contemporary Pakistani Art, Emotional Expression, Ideas, Symbolism

Abstract

The research paper explore the language of different emotions and idea deciphering them through the study of symbols. The study focuses on how contemporary artists of Pakistan, in the aftermath of globalization, have felt the change and the expression of emotion and ideas in their works has been taken the language of symbols to a new height. As globalization has induced a sense of urgency and intensified the search for a global identity in artist. The following paper explore this shift and in the light of Susan Langer and George Dickies positions about emotion and symbolism in art and analyze the work of few Pakistani artists. The finding of the paper is that irony has become a powerful device for expressing the ongoing turmoil of identity and global anxieties and injustices often expressed through war.

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Published

2023-09-30

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How to Cite

Naeem, S., & Jawad, S. (2023). Global Anxieties influencing Emotional Expression and Symbolism in the work of Contemporary Pakistani Artists. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(3), 750–762. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)65