The world, so rich

LSE Arts public exhibition

Date: Monday 2 September - Friday 29 November
Time: Monday - Friday, 10am-8pm
Venue:  Atrium Gallery, Old Building

‘The world, so rich’ portrays faces from Pakistan, Afghanistan, The Kingdom of Lesotho and The Gambia. These large oil paintings are all tied together by ideas which are fundamental to life and this world - diversity, colour, attitude, culture and age. They reflect on how beautiful and rich the world heritage is.

Bright colours, distinct expressions and a signature striped-painted effect resonate through all of her paintings. Lubna Ashraf is a Pakistani, British-born artist who debuts at the LSE through this solo exhibition in September.

This exhibition is open to all, no ticket required. Visitors are welcome during weekdays (Monday - Friday) between 10am and 8pm (excluding bank holidays, when the school is closed, at Christmas and Easter, or unless otherwise stated on the web listing). For further information email or phone on 020 7107 5342. 

Just economics and politics? Think again.  While LSE does not teach arts or music, there is a vibrant cultural side to the School - from weekly free music concerts in the Shaw Library, and an LSE orchestra and choir with their own professional conductors, various film, art and photographic student societies, the annual LSE photo prize competition, the LSE Literary Festival and artist-in-residence projects. For more information please view the  LSE Arts website. 

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