(1916 - 1975)
Shakir Ali was active/lived in India. Shakir Ali is known for painting.
Biography Shakir Ali
Born in Rampur, Utter Pradesh in 1916, Shakir Ali received his formal
and academic art education at the J. J. School of Art in Bombay and at
the Slade School of Art in London. He later went on to study under Andre
L'Hote in Paris and also in Prague before leaving Europe to live in
He joined Mayo School of Art, Lahore as a lecturer in 1954 and
soon after its rebranding as National School of Art in 1958, Shakir Ali
became the institution's first Pakistani principle.
Before he died, Shakir Ali donated many of his own paintings and artworks to a private, non-profit trust for a museum to be established. The Shakir Ali Museum was established by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) after
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