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Imran Qureshi

Hammam, 2018
14 large-scale paintings, new commission

Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan) lives and works in Lahore.
Qureshi is renowned for further developing an aesthetic derived from miniature painting which flourished in Mughal courts of the sixteenth century. Incorporating elements of the natural world, such as foliage he often juxtaposes them with imagery alluding to bloodshed and violence. Thus integrating contemporary themes with motifs derived from traditional miniature painting.
Qureshi has exhibited at major biennales and museums worldwide. His work is held in the permanent collections of major institutions including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Commissioned by the Lahore Biennale Foundation