Pakistan - Friday, June 13, 2008. The Alliance Française de Karachi is holding a conference on "The Discovery of Belgian Art" by Mariano Akerman, Art Historian, on Friday 13 June at 7:00 pm at the AFK.
Art Historian Mariano Akerman reveals the singularity and originality of a select group of Belgian masterpieces. He examines their style and meaning, historical context, aesthetic qualities and raison d’être, appreciating them from unexpected, innovative perspectives. Mariano Akerman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1963. He was educated at the School of Architecture of Universidad de Belgrano. Abroad, he researched the work of the painter Francis Bacon and that of architect Louis Kahn. A painter himself, Mariano Akerman has exhibited his artwork solo or in group in Argentina, Spain, Japan, Philippines and Sweden. He has been awarded with twenty major international distinctions and prizes. Alliance Française de Karachi, Plot St. 1 Block 8 Kehkashan Clifton, 5873402, 5862864