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Nusra Latif Qureshi, 'Backdrops II' 2001

Nusra Latif Qureshi
Backdrops II 2001
The Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of Contemporary Asian Art.
Purchased 2003 with funds from Michael Simcha Baevski through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation
Collection: Queensland Art Gallery


29 May - 29 August 2004
Collection display
Gallery 15

The Queensland Art Gallery has been actively acquiring contemporary miniature paintings and sculptures from South Asia since 1999. Contemporary artists from Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka are employing an extraordinary range of painting styles and technical virtuosity to create politically inspired, radical art that draws on the tradition of the miniature from sixteenth-century India.

This display features paintings and sculptures by artists including Mohammad Imran Qureshi, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Tissa De Alwis and Aisha Khalid, as well as seven traditional Mughal and Rajput miniatures on loan from the Art Gallery of New South Wales.