Maria Qamar, “Fraaaandship!”

Art, Contemporary art
Maria Qamar, Satyanaas!, 2019
Photograph: Courtesy Richard Taittinger Gallery

Time Out says

Roy Lichtenstein meets Bollywood in these exuberantly over-the-top paintings by Qamar, a South-Asian–Canadian and the self-styled Desi Pop artist from Ontario. Qamar, an Internet native, got her start on Instagram, where she currently has 166,000 followers. In her first move from virtual to meat space, the artist presents paintings that offer a feminist point of view on the vicissitudes of social media.



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