"Out of Blue", 2018. Enjoy this large scale painting on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral.
Imran Qureshi was born in Hyderabad, Pakistan in 1972. In 1993 he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the National College of Art (NCA) in Lahore, where he started teaching shortly after. His work is firmly rooted in the tradition of miniature painting – a subject he still teaches at the NCA – whose acme in the region was reached during the Mughal Empire.
Imran Qureshi has exhibited internationally for almost 20 years and has managed to greatly expand the language of miniature painting, both in traditionally sized and crafted work and in many original variations in the form of site-specific installations, three-dimensional works, videos and paintings on paper and canvas. His work is exemplary of a practice that combines a local background with a global outlook, artistically, socially and politically. View his current work here.