Birth of Truck Art

Truck art in Pakistan is a very famous form of art that grew in popularity during the days of the British Raj. Back in the 1920s in the subcontinent, transport contractors hired craftsmen to decorate their buses and trucks, to enhance their beauty of their ride. Passengers would then buys tickets from those buses that were more decked up and painted with truck art. This gained popularity throughout South Asia and especially in Pakistan. You will find almost all public forms of transport decorated in this form of art and its a eye-catching feature of Pakistan’s transport highways and roads.

 

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