Anila Quayyum Agha at Asia Society

Anila Quayyum Agha at Asia Society

Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora

06/16/2017

We are delighted to announce the participation of Anila Quayyum Agha in the Asia Society's upcoming exhibition Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora. Anila will be exhibiting her work Crossing Boundaries alongside an absolutely phenomenal group of diaspora artists including Aicon friends Jaishri Abichandani, Rina Banerjee, Khalil Chishtee, Ruby Chishti, Naeem Mohaiemen, Kanishka Raja, Jaret Vadera, and many more!

Anila Quayyum Agha Receives the 2017 Marjorie Schiele Prize at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Anila Quayyum Agha Receives the 2017 Marjorie Schiele Prize at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

06/12/2017

Aicon Gallery is delighted to announce that Anila Quayyum Agha has been named the recipient of Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Schiele Prize. This prize honors the legacy of Marjorie Schiele, a Cincinnati artist whose generous bequest of the Hanke-Schiele Fund makes this award possible. Agha’s All the Flowers are for Me (Red) is the first purchase with the museum’s new Alice Bimel Endowment for Asian Art.

Anila Quayyum Agha at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Anila Quayyum Agha at the Cincinnati Art Museum

All the Flowers Are for Me

06/01/2017

We are thrilled to announce the exhibition All the Flowers Are for Me by Anila Quayyum Agha at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The exhibition will feature Agha's iconic floating installation All the Flowers Are for Me (Red) along with a selection of works on paper. The exhibition will be on view from June 17th through October 15th, 2017.

Anila Quayyum Agha Speaking at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

Anila Quayyum Agha Speaking at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

10/11/2016

Join Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha and Holly Shen, BAM’s Curator of Visual Arts, Staurday, October 22nd at 4pm, for a conversation coinciding with Agha’s solo exhibition at Aicon Gallery, Walking with My Mother’s Shadow. Agha will discuss her monumental hanging sculpture All the Flowers are for Me, on view in the BAM Fisher lobby, adjacent to the Wendy’s Subway Reading Room. Originally installed as part of BAM’s 2016 Winter/Spring exhibition Arch of My Eye’s Orbit, curated by Hrag Vartanian, Agha’s installation has been extended after overwhelmingly positive response from BAM audiences.