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Imran Qureshi

Small Incursions

By Kedar Vishwanathan

IMRAN QURESHI, Self Portrait (detail), 2009, gouache and gold leaf on wasli paper, 27 x 34.5 cm. Courtesy the artist.

Lahore-based Imran Qureshi experiments with the traditions of miniature painting, fusing its technique with personal, contemporary subjects and sites. I spoke with Qureshi in Sydney late last year, where the artist was doing a site visit for his project in this year’s Biennale of Sydney.

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