Renowned Pakistani artist Jamil Naqsh passed away on Thursday in the United Kingdom. He was 80.
The family confirmed the news of his passing. “He passed away this morning at 5:30am at St Marys Hospital where he was admitted four days ago,” the family said.
He had been admitted to the hospital after being infected with pneumonia.
He will not only be remembered by his family but will also go down in history as a ‘Relentless Painter’ who opted for reclusiveness to focus on his work over the other joys of life.
Known as one of the greatest artists of his generation, Jamil Naqsh was a celebrated artist, famous for his calligraphy, pigeons and figurative paintings.