Pakistani Cartoonist Displays Work at French Centre

via www.dawn.com

An exhibition of political cartoons by Mohammad Zahoor opened at the French Cultural Centre here on Tuesday. The exhibition was organized by Alliance Francaise in collaboration with Daily Times , the newspaper Mr Zahoor is presently working with.

The originals of more than 40 cartoons drawn by Mr Zahoor, which have been published in the newspaper, are on display at the gallery. Nabeela Ahmed of Alliance Francaise formally introduced the works of the artist who, to much disappointment of the guests, was unable to visit Islamabad.

Ms Ahmed appreciated the management of Daily Times for helping to make the event a reality and providing an opportunity to the viewers to have a look at the works of country’s one of the most famous political cartoonists.

Mr Zahoor started his career with The Frontier Post back in 1986, soon after doing his Bachelors in Fine Arts from the Peshawar University. He was fortunate to have an editor like late Aziz Siddiqui, the magazine editor Mahir Ali, cartoonists like ‘Feica’ (Rafiq Ahmed), ‘Vie Ell’ (Yousaf Lodhi); and Hassan Musanna, the news editor, who were there to guide him and inspire him to develop his ideas politically and transform those in shape of caricatures…