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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Imran Qureshi

The Roof Garden Commission

IMRAN QURESHIAnd How Many Rains Must Fall Before the Stains Are Washed Clean2013, 

Installed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Roof Garden, New York, 2013. Acrylic, 743 sq. m. 

Photo by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Hyla Skopitz. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s decision to invite Pakistani painter Imran Qureshi to splatter blood-red acrylic paint across its elegant rooftop patio was a deliberately jarring aberration from tradition. Past projects have built up and…

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