This course examines the rich history and culture of Lahore from an art historical and critical perspective, using various texts and the city’s urban landscape as a site to explore ideas and concepts in art
discourse. Lahore is an ancient city and Pakistan’s cultural capital, and this course explores ideas, myths, representations, as well as icons from its cultural milieu. Earliest historical records and representations up until the present era are looked into. There is emphasis on the 20th Century or “Modern” era.