The Eastern and Western amalgamation: a dilemma for Pakistani artists




Farhat Ali, Eastern-Western art, East-West amalgamation, artwork, cultural diffusion, dramatized art, classic art, cultural conflicts, sociolect cultural conflict


This research explores the combination of Eastern and Western amalgamation in the artwork of Farhat Ali painter. This East and West cultural diffusion discourses inquiries about cultural identity and its conceivable effect. During academics, curriculum studying, and practising Western art and in the paintings, the painter has to produce the-eastern approach. It was unsuccessful as it made the East and West divisions unspecified because the artist had to do such work, which belonged to the culture. The basic structures within the institutions are copied from the West and mainly affect the local art sector and most of the communication being done, which is a clear effect of post-colonialism. It is apparent from Farhat Ali’s work and his practice entirely that he has shrewdly noticed this conflict. Farhat Ali’s choreographed gestures and their placement make for highly dramatized illustrations. It might incorporate calligraphy, miniature painting techniques, or traditional patterns into a modernist painting or use contemporary materials and colours to create classic images. Ultimately, the researcher will prove the East and West combination is a trauma for Pakistani painters. This study also accentuates sociolect-psychoanalytical cultural conflicts and how to affect the feeling and behaviour of characters.


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How to Cite

Shabir, S., Ullah, M. K., & Asghar, S. (2023). The Eastern and Western amalgamation: a dilemma for Pakistani artists. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 7(1), 104–119.