Born in Hyderabad, 1972
Lives in Lahore

1993 BA Fine Art, National College of Arts, Lahore

Solo Exhibitions


Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange, and Truro Cathedral, Bristol

"Garden Within a Garden", Cartwright Hall Art Gallery , Bradford

"Where the Shadows are so Deep", Barbican, London (cat)

"Idea of Landscape", Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg (cat)


"Idea of Landscape", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris


"Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year 2013: Imran Qureshi", Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

"Imran Qureshi: The God of Small Things", Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing

"Midnight Garden", Gandhara Art, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong

Salsali Private Museum, Dubai

"All Time Would be Perpetual Spring", Art on the Underground commission, Transport for London, London


"The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi’s Miniature Paintings", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"Artist of the Year", Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin; Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), Rome; Salsali Private Museum, Dubai (cat)

"And They Still Seek The Traces Of Blood...", Zahoor Al Akhlaq Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore

"All Are The Colour of My Heart", Chawkandi Art, Karachi
"All Are The Colour of My Heart", Rohtas 2, Lahore
Pao Gallery, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong

"Encounters: Imran Qureshi", Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Canvas Art Gallery, Karachi

Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi (cat)

Corvi-Mora, London

Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi

Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad

Alliance Française Gallery, Lahore

Two Person Exhibitions


"Other States, Other Lives, Other Souls", Corvi-Mora, London (with Aisha Khalid)


"Imran Qureshi & Aisha Khalid", Nature Morte, New Dehli

"They Said it Was Love....", Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai (with Atif Khan)

Corvi-Mora, London (with Aisha Khalid)

"Portraits and Vortexes", The Experimental Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (with Aisha Khalid) (cat)
Corvi-Mora, London (with Aisha Khalid)

Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi (with Aisha Khalid)

Corvi-Mora, London (with Aisha Khalid)
Admit One Gallery, New York (with Aisha Khalid)

Sim Sim Art Gallery, Lahore (with Farida Batool)

Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi (with Aisha Khalid)

Off-Set Portfolio Centre, Islamabad (with Tahir Mehmood)
Gallery NCA, Lahore (with Tahir Mehmood)

Selected Group Exhibitions


"Minor Heroisms", Galeri Zilberman, Istanbul

"The Great Game", Venice Biennial 2015, Venice

"Framing Fraktur Word & Image: Contemporary Artists Connect to Fraktur", The Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia


"Eurasia, A View On Painting", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

"Asia Triennial Manchester 2014", Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

"Nuit Blanche", 10 Place du Panthéon, Paris

"Garden of Ideas: Contemporary Art from Pakistan", Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

"Fields of Vision", Yorkshire Festival 2014, Yorkshire

"Don’t you know who I am?", M HKA, The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Antwerp


"Extra | ordinary: 37 do-it-yourself art ideas for free", Canvas Gallery, Karachi

"The Encyclopedic Palace", 55th Venice Biennale, Venice" (cat)

"In Cloud Country: Abstracting From Nature - From John Constable to Rachel Whiteread", Harewood House, Yorkshire (cat)


"Expanded Drawing", Casal Solleric, Palma

"No Borders", Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol (in paternership with Arnolfini)

"Sub-Topical Heat: New Art From South Asia", Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

"18th Biennale of Sydney: All our relations", Cockatoo Island, Sydney

"Paiinting Show", Eastside Projects, Birmingham
"Realms of Intimacy: Miniaturist Practice from Pakistan", Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
"Signature Art Prize Finalist Exhibition", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"Sharjah Biennial 10: Plot For A Biennial", Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah
"Old Intersections – Make It New", 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (cat)
"Political Patterns – Ornament im Wandel", ifa-Galerie, Berlin (cat)
"Intimate Pictures, Pakistani Contemporary Miniatures", Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo
"And Nothing But the Truth: The Problem of Parrhesia", IVS Gallery, Karachi

"Mazaar Bazaar", Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore
"Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan", Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena

"Mashq - Repetition Meditation Mediation", Green Cardamom, London
"East–West Divan: Contemporary Art from Afghanistan, Iran & Pakistan", La Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice
"Hanging Fire", Asia Society, New York (cat)
"Outside In: Alternative Narratives In Contemporary Art", University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong
"Die Macht Des Ornaments", Belvedere, Vienna

"Living Traditions", Queen’s Palace, Bagh-e-babur, Kabul

"Friends of Rohtas", Rohtas 2, Lahore
"Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan", Foyle Gallery, MAC Arts, Birmingham, UK

"Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan", Asia House, London
"I love my country but I think we should start seeing other people", Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
Singapore Biennale, Singapore

"Karkhana-A contemporary Collaboration", Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (cat)
"Miniatures Contemporaines Du Pakistan", La Halle Villefranche De Rouergue
"One to One", Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore (cat)
"Re-inventing Narratives", La Galerie Mohamed el Fassi, Morocco (cat)
"Beyond Borders - Art from Pakistan", National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai (cat)
"A Gathering of Seasons", Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi (cat)

"Contemporary Miniature Paintings from Pakistan", Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
"Expander", Royal Academy of Arts, 6 Burlington Gardens, London
"Playing with a Loaded Gun", Museum Fridericianum Kassel (cat)
"The Drawn Page", The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

"Karkhana", Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale, UK
"Contemporary Miniatures from Pakistan", K3 - Project Space, Zürich
"Playing with a Loaded Gun : Contemporary Art in Pakistan", apexart, New York
"The American Effect", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat)
"Miniatures Pakistanaises", Maison d'Art Contemporain Chaillioux, Fresnes, France (cat)
"New Work", Corvi-Mora, London
"Negotiating Borders", Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu

"The Galleries Show: Contemporary Art in London", The Royal Academy of Arts, London
"Threads, Dreams, Desires", Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, UK
"Around the Miniature", Canvas Gallery, Karachi

Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK
"Manoeuvering Miniatures", IIC Gallery, New Delhi; Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (cat)
Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia
"In Conversation", Gallery Espace, New Delhi

Alliance Française, Singapore
"Pakistan Another Vision", Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, UK; Center of Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK; Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield, UK; Brunei Gallery, London
Canvas Art Gallery, Karachi
Didrichsen Art Museum, Kuusisaari, Finland

Notices Gallery, Singapore
"Third Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art", Brisbane, Australia (cat)

National Art Gallery, Malaysia

Lionel Wiendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
"8th Asian Art Biennale", Shilpkala Academy, Bangladesh
"Draped & Shaped", Cartwright Hall, Bradford, UK



Stinna Toft, Xenia Geroulanos, Razia Sadik, "Imran Qureshi, Idea of Landscape", Kunsten (cat)


Charlotte Mullins, "Painting People", Thames & Hudson, London, pp.170-171

Suzanne Hudson, "painting now", Thames & Hudson, London, pp.153-156


David Elliot, "Art from Elsewhere, International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries", Hayward Publishing, London


Bartolomeo Pietromarchi and Friedhelm Huette, "Imran Qureshi: Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year 2013", MACRO, Rome (cat)

Massimiliano Gioni, "Il Palazzo Enciclopedico", Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia (cat)

"In Cloud Country: Abstracting from Nature", Harewood House Trust, Harewood (cat)

"Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing", Phaidon, London, pp.226-229

"Imran Qureshi: Artist of the Year 2013", Deutsche Bank (cat)

Ian Alteveer, Navina Najat Haider and Sheena Wagstaff, "The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (cat)

"Biennale: 3", 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, pp.71-72
"Political Patterns: Ornament im Wandel", Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart, pp.64-75
Véronique Rieffel, "Islamania", Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Beaux-Arts editions, Paris, pp.106-107

Imran Qureshi, "Side by Side", Raking Leaves, London
Iftikhar Dadi, "Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia", The University of South Carolina Press, p. 220

Jemima Montagu and Constance Wyndham, "Living Traditions", Turquoise Mountain, pp.104-111
"Die Macht Des Ornaments", Belvedere, Wien, pp.94-99

"Indian Highway", Serpentine Gallery, Koenig Books, December, p.202

"Il Velo", Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Silvana Editoriale, p.131
"Portraits and Vortexes", Rohtas 2 and Gandhara-Art, Hong Kong
Monsoon Art Collection, Die Keure, Belguim



Ambika Rajgopal, "Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep",, April 25

Sabine Casparie, "Beauty and Violence: Art from Pakistan",, March 24

Zahra Khan, "Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep",, March 6

Fareda Khan, "Where do these crimson trails lead us",, March 6

"Review: Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep",, March 5

Gareth Harris, "Imran Qureshi’s minatures take over London’s Barbican – and a park in Bradford",, February 29

Martina Melli, "Review: Imran Qureshi's Minature Paintings at the Barbican",, February 24

David Shariatmadari, "'Violence is all around me': Imran Qureshi on his disturbing miniatures", The Guardian G2, pp.16-17, February 18

Matthew Pronchick, "Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep at the Barbican Centre",, February 18


Virginia Whiles, "Of similarites and differences", Dawn, p.10, December 6

Violaine Boutet de Monvel, "Imran Qureshi Idea of Landscape", Art Review, p.111, December

Franck Barthelemy, "Imran Qureshi- de sang et d’or - un Pakistanais a Paris",, October 26

Monica Arora, "50 Shades of Red",, May 25

Sneha Bhura, "Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid: My name is Red",, May 15

Sonam Gupta, "Code red",, April 25

Roger Atwood, "Imran Qureshi at IKON Gallery", Art News, p.94, February

Aisha Farooq, "Imran Qureshi – A Gifted Pakistani Artist",, January 18


Becca Harris, "Imran Qureshi: Synthesizing Traditional Motifs With Current World Issues",, December 2

Robert Clarke, "Howard Hodgkin, Imran Qureshi, William Blake: This week’s new exhibitions",, November 29

Graham Young, "Imran Qureshi at Ikon Gallery",, November 25

Laura Cumming, "The might be blood", The Observer, p.29, November 23

"Ikon Presents Exhibition Imran Qureshi Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year",, November 14

"God of small things", Apollo Magazine, pp.49-50, November

"In Conversation with Pakistan's Genius Artist: Imran Qureshi",, September 23

Murray Whyte, "Aga Khan Museum to open Sept .18",, September 8

Kelly Crow, "The Aga Khan's New Islamic Treasure Trove",, September 4

"Nuit Blance 2014 – Selected Works",, September

"Grand Depart art project unveiled in Calderdale", Halixfax Courier, July 5

Martin Shaw, "Giant artworks by Imran Qureshi installed at Ripponden", The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, July 3

Anna Russell, "Dark Beauty In Works of Bloody Red",, May 16

Lisa Pollman, "Turning tradition on its head", an interview with Aisha Khalid and Imran Qureshi,, May 16

Unni K. Nair, "An Interview with Imran Qureshi", Literati, February 27
Danna Lorch, "Imran Qureshi and Perylene Maroon", Danna Writes (blog), February 27
"Interview: Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid", Time Out Hong Kong, February 19
"5 things to do today in Dubai", Time Out Dubai, February 11
Chloe Mandryk, "Books: You Know You Want To...", artasiapacific, Almanac 2014, Volume IX
"Recommended exhibition: Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid", Time Out Hong Kong, February 28
"5 things to do today in Dubai", Time Out Dubai, February 11
"Imran Qureshi’s art installation in Dubai is effectively drawing blood",, February 11             
Anna Seaman, "Imran Qureshi at Salsali Private Museum", The National, February 11
Jennifer Higgie, "8 Painters on Painting", Frieze, No.160, January/February, pp.95-97
"How the city’s Ikon Gallery has become an icon", Birmingham Post, February 7
"Le Quotazioni Dell’Arte Contemporanea Pakistana", Plus24: Il Sole 24 Ore, February 1, N.598, p.15
"Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid at Pao Galleries", Hong Kong Tatler, January 27


"Imran Qureshi Designs Pocket Tube Map for 150 London Underground Anniversary", artlyst, December 19

Ashitha Nagesh, "Pakistani Artist Inspired by Underground Life for London Tube Map", Blouin Artinfo, December 19

"London awaits spring with new pocket tube map",, December 19

Juliet Art Magazine, n.165, December 2013 – January 2014 (cover only)

"The Asia Conversations: Imran Qureshi with Simone Krug", Web specials, Kaleidoscope, December
Alia Chughtai, "Drone art: Death on a canvas", Aljazeera, November 25

Gabriele Girolamini, "Imran Qureshi: Bloodflowers", Drome Magazine, September 30

Tiziana Fabi, "Qureshi brings blood-themed art to Rome", Newsweek Pakistan, September 24

"Flowers of blood in Imran Qureshi’s Rome exhibition", The Express Tribune Pakistan, September 24

Nicoletta Castagni, "Mostre: Imran Qureshi, tra miniature e dripping di sangue. Dal 25 settembre al Marco di Roma", L’Huffington Post, September 24

"Imran Qureshi, tradizione e modernita al MACRO", La Stampa, September 23
Carlo Alberto Bucci, "Imran Qureshi: Il mondo in una miniature dal sangue nascono I fiori", La Repubblica, September 22

Gabriele Simongini, "Gli opposti si attraggono nelle miniature di Qureshi", Il Tempo Roma, September 22

Edoardo Sassi, "Moghul, sangue, miniature, gesto: l’arte di Imran Qureshi", Corriere Della Sera Roma, September 21

Moon Sun-a, "Shoots of Hope in Despair", Public Art, September, pp. 84-90
Atteqa Ali, "In a League of his Own", Libas International, Volume 26, Issue 3, September/October/November, pp. 278-281

Andreas Toelke, "Blut and Blueten", Artinvestor, August 15

Tania Bhattacharya, "Pakistani artist makes New Yorkers see red", gulfnews, August 14

Sherazam Tiwana, "True Grit: Imran Qureshi’s brush with global celebrity", Newsweek Pakistan, August 9 & 16, pp. 54-55

Kolja Reichert, "Zeige Deine Wunde", Die Welt, August 3
"The Roof Garden Commission", NYC Art Scene (blog), July 27

"Imran Qureshi", arttattler (blog), July 25

Olaf Labane, "Zwischen Tradition une Moderne", HUch, July 23

Ingeborg Ruthe, "Alles fuer die Hoffnung", Berliner Zeitung, July 23

"I Like Mondays Unter den Linden", Berliner Morgenpost, July 22

Cedar Pasori and Leigh Silver, "The Most Important Artists of 2013 (so far)", Complex, July 11

Lili Rosboch, "Murderous Mob Inspires Pakistani Artist’s Red Met Rooftop", Bloomberg, July 3

Mary Di Lucia, "Roses in Bloom, Blood, and Gore on the Rooftop of the Met", Turn On Art / Ivory Press, July

Faiza Virani, "Imran Qureshi", Herald, July, pp.73-75

Bansie Vasvani, "Raining Blood: Imran Qureshi’s Regenerative Rooftop Art at the Metropolitan Museum", The Culture Trip, June

"Curator’s Talk Unter den Linden", Berliner Morgenpost, June 27

"Imran Qureshi", Live Berlin (Berliner Morgenpost), June 27
"United States/New York: The Metropolitan Roof Garden", Modemonline, June 25
"Rencontre avec l'artiste contemporain pakistanais Imran Qureshi in "Metropolis",, June 22, 14:34

Linde Rohr-Bongard, “Schoenheit und Gewalt", Manager Magazine, June 21

"The MET Roof Garden: Imran Qureshi", Flash Art, June 19
Sehba Mohammad, "Neo-Miniaturist Imran Qureshi on his rooftop painting for the Met", Blouin Artinfo, June 18

"Tradition and Regeneration: Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – picture feast", Art Radar Asia, June 14
Leoni Jessica Hof, "Die Kraft der Kunst", Bolero, June 14
"50 Under 50: The Next Most Collectible Artists, Part 2", Blouin Artinfo, June 13
"Hoffnungskeime, die aus Blut erbluehen" Kunst Magazin, June 11
"Field Trip: Venice Biennale, Giardini", artasiapacific (Blog), June 5
Nav Haq, "Pedagogy as Practice in Lahore", Afterall, June 4
Roderick Conway Morris, "Serendipity Spices a Surprising Venice Biennale", The New York Times, June 3

Amna Iqbal, "Art at its peak: Don’t Look Down", The Express Tribune, June 2
Carol Vogel, "Ripples of Rumination", The New York Times, June 2
Sarah Khan, "Spurensuche in Lahore", Weltkunst, May, pp.51-57
Cathryn Collins, "Qureshi at the Met", Departures, May, p. 169
Isabelle Spicer, "Imran Qureshi à la Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle", Le Journal des Arts, May 24-June 6
Nafisa Rizvi, "There will be blood", The Friday Times, Vol. XXV, No. 15, May 24-30
"Roof Garden Installation by Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi opens at Metropolitan Museum",, May 28
"Imran Qureshi: The Roof Garden Commission at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, through November 3, 2013", art observed, May 28
"Azotea del MET se baña de sangre con obra de Imran Qureshi", el Nuevo Herald, May 28
Bisma Tirmizi, "Night at the Museum with Imran Qureshi",, May 27
Ken Johnson, "Savagery, Mulled in Air Precincts", The New York Times, May 16

"Artist on top", Newsweek Pakistan, May 26
Andrew Lasane, "Imran Qureshi Paints the Roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Blood Red", Complex, May 24

"Imran Qureshi", Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia, May/June
Martina Albertazzi, "New York, l’opera di Imran Qureshi al Metropolitan Museum: macchie di vernice color sangue sul tetto del museo", L’Huffington Post, May 20

"Metropolitan of Art Museum rooftop: Imran Qureshi opens exhibit", Newsday, May 18

Burkhard Meier-Grolman, "Blutspritzer auf Blattgold", Schwaebische Post, May 18

Burkhard Meier-Grolman, "Blutspritzer auf Blattgold", Suedwest Presse, May 18
Jan Dalley, "Common ground in a divided world", Financial Times, May 17
"Roof Garden Installation by Imran Qureshi at Metropolitan Museum", Islamic Arts Magazine, May 17
Robin Cembalest, "Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof", ARTnews, May 16

"Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle: Imran Qureshi, Kuenstler des Jahres", Berlin Programm, May 16

Seda Nigbolu, "Imran Qureshi", Zitty Berlin, May 15
"Imran Qureshi’s installation at the rooftop garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art",, May 15
"The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi", Time Out New York, May 15
Nancy Lazarus, "Metropolitan Museum Unveils Imran Qureshi’s Roof Garden Installation", UnBeige, May 15
"At the Met, Pakistani Artist’s Rooftop Installation", Newsweek Pakistan, May 14

"New York. Il giardino rosso sangue nell’arte di Qureshi", la, May 14
"Multimedia: Artist Imran Qureshi Creates Dialogue in Site-Specific Installations", Asia Society, May 14
"Imran Qureshi opens exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art", Newsday, May 13

Andrea Hilgenstock, Frankenberger Allgemeine, May 15

"Roof Garden Installation by Imran Qureshi to open at Met Museum", BWW News Desk, May 10
Carol Vogel, "At Met, Park Views Big and Small", The New York Times, May 10

Christian Herchenroeder, "Kunst wird zum politischen Kommentar", Handelsblatt, May 3

"Seismograf fuer gesellschaftliche Veraenderungen", Zeitkunst, May 3

"Art and exhibitions: Imran Qureshi", Berlin&I, May 1

"Ausstellung: Imran Qureshi", Der Tagesspiegel, April 27

Sarah Khan, "Spurensuche in Lahore", Weltkunst (Handelsblatt), April 25

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet neue Kunsthalle in Berlin", RB Reise-Blitz, April 25

"Imran Qureshi", Monopol, April 24

Ingeborg Ruthe, "Zaertliches Blutbad", Frankfurter Rundschau, April 24

"Kunsthalle der Deutschen Bank eroefnet mit Imran Qureshi", Focus Online, April 22

Weltkunst, April 22

"Deutsche Bank startet Kunsthalle mit Imran Qureshi", Stuttgarter Nachrichten, April 22

Brigitte Werneburg, "Grosse Versprechen",, April 21

Brigitte Werneburg, "Die Tate Modern in Berlin", taz, April 21

Barbara Wiegand, "Blutrote Blueten als Zeichnen der Hoffnung", rbb online, April 20

"Kunsthalle der Deutschen Bank eroeffnet", Neues Deutschland, April 19

Gabriela Walde, "Kunsthalle eroeffnet offiziell mit Werken von Imran Qureshi", Berliner Morgenpost, April 18

"Knopfnoten", Berliner Morgenpost, April 18

"Austellung: Imran Qureshi Unter den Linden", Berliner Morgenpost, April 18

Ingeborg Ruthe, "Zaertliches Blutbad", Berliner Zeitung, April 18
"Seine Bilder eroeffnen die neue Kunsthalle", BZ, April 18

"Neue Kunsthalle oeffnet", Fehmarnsches Tageblatt, April 18

"Neue Kunsthalle oeffnet", Rotenburger Kreiszeitung, April 18

"Neue Kunsthalle Berlin oeffnet mit Imran Qureshi", WZ Westdeutsche Zeitung, April 18

"Die neue Wunderkammer", Die Welt Kompakt, April 18

"Kunsthalle eroeffnet heute", TLZ Thueringische Landeszeitung, April 18

"Kunsthalle eroeffnet Unter den Linden", GN Grafschafter Nachrichten, April 18

"Kunsthalle eroeffnet Unter den Linden", Neue OZ Osnabruecker Zeitung, April 18

"Kunsthalle eroeffnet Unter den Linden", RZ Rheiderland, April 18

"Neue Kunsthalle oeffnet", Kreiszeitung, April 18

Anna Patazcek, "Die Farbe des Terrors", Der Tagesspiegel, April 17

Birgit Sonna, "Wenn Rosetten aus Blutfarbe Aufbluehen", art Das Kunstmagazin, April 17

"Tagestipps", Zitty Berlin, April 17
David D’Arcy, "Pakistani’s Imran Qureshi is Deutsche Bank KunstHalle’s Artist of the Year", The National, April 16

"Artist of the Year: Imran Qureshi", Hello Pakistan, Issue 13, April, pp. 192-193

Andrea Hilgenstock, "Die Deutsche Bank KunstHalle eroeffnet", tip berlin, April 12

Seda Nigbolu, "Imran Qureshi", Zitty Berlin, April 11

"Imran Qureshi", Zitty Berlin, April 10

"Austellungen", Weltkunst, April 9

Dorothee Baer-Bogenschutz,”Malerische Miniaturen", Kunstzeitung, April 3

"Imran Qureshi Invited to Undertake Roof Garden Commission at Metropolitan Museum", Saffronart Blog, April 2
Suhair Khan and Zahra Khan, "Pakistan: Modernizing Miniature Painting", Global Citizen, March/April, pp. 50-53
Kolja Reichert, "Gewalt, Schoenheit und Hoffnung", Art Mag by Deutsche Bank, April, pp.12-21

Kirstin Mueller-Wenzel, "Out of Blood We find Beauty", artcollector, No.12, April, pp.86-91

"Kuenstler des Jahres stellt aus", Bild Berlin-Brandenburg, March 25

"Erste Ausstellung in der db-Kunsthalle", BZ, March 25

Patricia Trutescu, "The Met Welcomes Pakistani Artist Imran Qureshi to Roof Garden Commission", CaribNews, March 11
"Imran Qureshi to paint atop Metropolitan Museum’s roof garden", The Nation, March 10
"Pakistani artist to create installation for New York museum", The Express Tribune, March 8

Carol Vogel, "Inside Art", The New York Times, March 8

Carol Vogel, "A Wave of Public Art for New York City",, March 7

"Committed to the Present: Shoots of Hope", Brownbook, March 1

Carol Kino, "The Sheikha’s Biennial", Harper’s Bazaar, March, p. 320

"Plattform fuer junge Talente", Die Bank, February 23

"Guggenheim ade", Berliner Morgenpost, February 16

Sadaf Ahmed, "National College of Arts celebrates Imran Qureshi as the Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year 2013",, February 21

"NCA holds event for Imran Qureshi", The Express Tribune, February 20

Lucy Rees, "Imran Qureshi: Traditional, Abstract and Site-Specific", Flash Art, January/February, pp.66-68

"Das ist ein knallharter Markt", Tagesspiegel Berlin maximal, January 26

"Notwendige Modernitaet", Neues Deutschland Berlin, January 11

"Guggenheim Ade", Weltkunst, January 3


Geeta Alvares Meneses, "London Calling: Around Town During Frieze Week", Libas International, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp.198-204

"Imran Qureshi", YVI Magazine, Issue 7, December, pp.16-21

"Diplo-media: Old meets new: extremes of art under the microscope", The Express Tribune, December 8

"Imran Qureshi",, November

"Kunstraum in Berlin", Focus, November 19

"Imran Qureshi: Pakistani artist Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year 2013", 16

"Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi named Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year 2013",, November 16

Momina Sibtain, "Imran Qureshi named artist of the year for 2013", The Express Tribune,

"Guggenheim heist jetzt Kunsthalle", Die Welt, November 16

"Pakistani Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the year 2013",, November 1

Fawad Khan, "Deutsche Bank’s ‘Artist of the Year’ 2013 – Imran Qureshi", AAJNews.comNovember 15

Fakir Syed Iqtidaruddin, "Deutsche Bank names Imran Qureshi ‘Artist of the Year 2013’",, November 15

"Pakistani artist picked by Deutsche Bank as their artist of the year", CNNTopNews.comNovember 15

Ruthieal Kalm, "Pakistani artist picked by Deutsche Bank as their artist of the year",, November 15

"Pakistani artist picked by Deutsche Bank as their artist of the year", The Express Tribune with

the International Herald Tribune (, November 15

"Das Deutsche Guggenheim verabschiedet sich aus Berlin", Berliner Morgenpost, November 15

"Guggenheims Abschied mit Impressionisten", Berliner Zeitung, November 15

"Bank macht Kunst", Hersfelder Zeitung, November 15

"Bank macht Kunst", HNA Hessische Allgemeine, November 15

"Guggenheim Berlin wird Kunst-Halle Deutsche Bank", Kreiszeitung Boeblinger Bote, November 14

"Kunst ohne Guggenheim", Neues Deutschland, November 14

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle", Stuttgartter Zeitung, November 14

"Die Welt, kleiner", Sueddeutsche Zeitung, November 14

"Unterm Streich", Taz, November 14

"Scheidung in Farbe", Der Tagesspiegel, November 14

"Geldinstitut will in Berlin kuenftig allein Kunst zeigen", Augsburger Allgemeine, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle", Badische Neueste Nachrichten, November 13

Guggenheim geht Deutsche Bank bleibt mit Kunsthalle", Berliner Morgenpost, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle ohne Guggenheim", Berliner Zeitung, November 13

"Kunsthalle jetzt ohne Guggenheim", Bild Berlin-Brandenburg, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle", B.Z., November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet in Berlin eine eigene Kunsthalle", Der Tagesspiegel, November 1

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle in Berlin", Die Welt, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet eingene Kunsthalle", Esslinger Zeitung, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle in Berlin", Frankfurter Neue Presse, November 13

"Deutsche Bank mit Kunsthalle", Kreiszeitung, November 13

"Deutsche Bank steigt aus", Mannheimer Morgen, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet eingene Kunsthalle", Neue Westfaelische, November 13

"Kunsthalle ohne Guggenheim", Offenbach Post, November 13

"Deutsche Bank will Kunsthalle eroeffnen", Rheinische Post, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet Berliner Kunsthalle", Saechsische Zeitung, November 13

"Deutsche Bank eroeffnet eigene Kunsthalle", Suedkurier, November 13

"Bank eroeffnet Kunsthalle", Suedwest Presse, November 13

Alexander Forbes, "Deutsche Guggenheim to Become a New Kunsthalle for Berlin",, November 13

Tom Burroughes, "Art-Loving Deutsche Bank To Open New Gallery In Berlin",, November 13

"Imran Qureshi named Deutsche Bank’s 'Artist of the Year' 2013", FlashArtonline.comNovember 13

Manjari Sihare, "Imran Qureshi is Deutsche Bank’s 'Artist of the Year 2013'",, November 13

Oliver Koerner von Gustorf, "Violence, Beauty, Hope: Imran Qureshi is Deutsche Bank’s 'Artist of the Year' 2013",, November 12

"Deutsche Bank Art",, November 12

"Imran Qureshi", Deutsche + Guggenheim Magazine, Issue 21, Winter 2012, p.31

Sayantan Mukhopadhyay, "The Art of Imran Qureshi",, November 8

"Artists’ Artists", Frieze Masters, Issue 1, October, p.88

Rhana Devonport, "Travel", Urbis Magazine, Issue 70, October, p.106

Salwat Ali, "Foreign Palette: Challenges of Negotiating Space",, July 15

"Imran Qureshi",, June 17

Kedar Vishwanathan, "Imran Qureshi: Small Incursions", artasiapacific, July

Andrew Taylor, "Bright Sparks Converge", The Sydney Morning Herald (, June 10

S Robinson, "Realms of Intimacy: An Ancient Painting Method in Contemporary Society",, January 6

Lauren Pax, "Mini Metaphors", Cincinnati, December, p. 36
Maria Seda-Reeder, "Epic Miniatures: Contemporary Pakistani Miniaturist Techniques",, October 15
Kathy Schwartz, "Intimate Visions: CAC Exhibition Uses Beauty to Discuss Difficult Issues",, September 20
Moni Mohsin, "Beyond Bombs and Beards", The Times of India; The Crest Edition, September 17, pp. 4-7
Fareeha Rafique, "Visually There Are a Lot of Differences in Our Work", Encore, The News International, August 7
Nicolas Trembley, "The Land of My Love", Numéro, Issue 124, pp.32-35
Muhammad Yusuf, "Courtyard of Catharsis", The Gulf Today, 5 May
"Pakistani Artist Imran Qureshi Wins Sharjah Prize",, 21 April
Niilofur Farrukh, "Unsung Heroes of Art",, April 17
Vinita Bharadwaj, "At Sharjah Biennial, Interpretation of a Region Defined by Rebellion", The New York Times, March 9
"What Not to Miss at Sharjah Biennial 10", Art in the, March 16
"Foment of the Moment: Even at Art Fairs Democracy is Hard to Sweep Under the Carpet", The Economist, March 24
Anna Seaman, "Sharjah Art Fair Gains More Admirers", The, March 17

"Breath of Violence", The Economist, December 16
Mustafa Naqvi, "The Oppressor and the Oppressed Become One", Pakistan Today, November 8
Virginia Whiles, "Iftikar Dadi, Imran Qureshi, Aisha Khalid", Art Monthly, September, pp.37-38
Atteqa Ali, "Art of the Book", The News on Sunday (Encore), May 16
Colin Perry, "Aisha Khalid & Imran Qureshi", ArtReview, March 25
Karen Wada, "Past Patterns Repeated in 'Beyond The Page' at Pacific Asia Museum", LA Times, February 14

Nirupma Subramanian, "Minatures Get A ‘Neo’ Tag", The, November 28
Randy Kennedy, "Contradiction Remains Vital to Pakistan and Its Art", New York Times, September 2
Koon Yee-wan, "The Doors Not Taken", Muse, Issue 30, July, pp.101-104
"Miniature on the Underground", Nukta Art, Volume 4, p.10
Atteqa Ali, "Talking About Miniature Painting in Pakistan Today", Nukta Art, Volume 4, pp.16-17
Louis Werner, "Reinventing the Miniature Painting", Saudi Aramco World, July/August, Volume 60, No. 4
Mike Watson, "The New West", Artapartofculture, July 1
Georgina Adams, "Trading Places", Financial Times, June 6, p.2
Schezee Zaidi, "Contemporary Artworks on Display", The News (Pakistan), February 8
Mahtab Bashir, "Living Traditions: Pakistan, Afganistan, Iran Put Under Microscope", Daily Times (Pakistan), February 9
Schezee Zaidi, "NAG to host Pak-Afghan-Iran Art Exhibition", The News (Pakistan), February 5
Mahtab Bashir, "Living Traditions’ Of The Region Go on Display at NAG", Daily Times, (Pakistan) February 8

Aryn Baker, "Living Traditions Exhibit Explores Art in War-torn Afganistan", Time, October 17
Aunohita Mojumdar, "Afganistan:Three-Nation Art Show Opens In Kabul",, October 31

Amra Ali, "Neo Miniatures", Dawn Gallery, December 15, p.6
Theresa Thompson, "Imran Qureshi", The Oxford Times, November 16
"Indian Moguls Inspire Artists", Oxford Star, November 16
"Pupils Inspired to Deface School", The Oxford Times, November 9, p.1
Fran Bardsley, "Wonderwall", Oxford Mail, November 9, p.15
Kevin Kwong, "Taken as Red", South China Morning Post, October 30, p. C8
"Imran Qureshi", Reading Evening Post, October 25
Jeremy Smith, "Indian Art", Oxford Mail, October 12
"Exhibitions", The Guardian Guide, October 6-12, p.37
"Pupils Try Hand at Miniature Art", Oxford Mail, October 4, p.8
Joseph Goldstein, "Heart Touchin Heart", Tricycle, Winter, p.13
Ron Moreau, "Surprised General?", Newsweek, p.52
Christy Lange, "1st Singapore Biennial", Frieze, January/February, p.158-161

Emmanuel Cooper, "Beyond The Page", Time Out Online, Oct 2
Amra Ali, "Aisha Khalid & Imran Qureshi at Chawkandi Art", Nukta Art, One, pp.16-17
Zainab Khar, "Small is Beautiful", Good Times, October 1-15, pp.35-41
Shabnam Syed Khan, "The Bigger Picture", Friday Times, January 6-12, p.26

Atteqa Ali, "The Creative Duo", The Nation, December 18, p.33
Aasim Akhtar, "Soul-prints on Wasli", Libas International, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp.122- 126
Salwat Ali, "Artists in Transition", Newsline, November, pp.99-101
Murtaza Vali, "Collective Vision", The Herald, October, pp.162-164
Naiza Khan, "Catalyst of Change", The Herald, October, pp.159-161
Quddus Mirza, "Market Makes the Mark", The News, October 16
Benjamin Genocchio, "Pass the Brush: 6 Artists, 1 Vision", New York Times, September
Amra Ali, "Iconography of a City Under Seige", Nukta, Issue One, pp.40-45
Quddus Mirza, "Small Extends Big", The News, April 3, p.28
Joanna Pitman, "Pakistani Artists Have Revived an Old Skill", The Saturday Times Art Review, March 12, p.17
Neil Mulholland, "Expander", Frieze, January/February, p.125

Virginia Whiles, "Lahore", Contemporary, Issue 68, pp.15-16
Aasim Akhtar, "I Feel Free of the Constraints of Creating a Miniature", The News on Sunday (Encore), November 7
Hammad Nasar, "Miniature Makeover", The Herald, April, pp.135-137
"What's On", The Art Newspaper, Issue 146, April, p.6
Hammad Nasar, "Rochdale Remembrance", The Herald, February, pp.98-99
Hammad Nasar, "Same Planet Different Worlds", The Herald, February, pp.94-97
"The Drawn Page", Hersham Acorn Newspapers, October 2, 2003 - March 18, 2004
Shehneela Farheen, "Miniature Paintings with a Twist: Imran Qureshi", Social Pages, January, pp.69-71

Cotter, "Playing With a Loaded Gun", The New York Times, September 26
Quddus Mirza, "Imran Qureshi", Flash Art, January/February, p.119
"Letters", The Herald, January, pp.19-21

Salima Hashmi, "Crossing Frontiers", Libas International, Vol 15, pp.93-95
Dr. Akbar Naqvi, "Plentitude of Smallness", The Herald, December, pp.134-136
Niilofur Farrukh, "Past Forward", Newsline, December, pp.126-127
Edward Lucie-Smith, "Art Tomorrow", Terrail, pp.256-257
Quddus Mirza, "Moving Miniatures", The News on Sunday (Encore), November 17, p.28
Marjorie Husain, "Beyond Boundaries", Dawn, November 9, p.3
Quddus Mirza, "Threads, Dreams, Desires", Flash Art, No.226, Vol. XXXIV, October
Virginia Whiles, "Imran Qureshi", Art Asia Pacific, Issue 33, pp.54-61

Khoj 2001 International Artist's Workshop, International Artists Association
Sara Haq, "Miniature Marvels", The News on Sunday (Encore), August 26, p.32
Quddus Mirza, "The Miniature World", The News on Sunday (Encore), July 8, p.32
Robert Clark, "Mania, McCarthy and Qureshi", The Guide, Guardian, June 23-29, p.33
Quddus Mirza, "Deconstructing Missiles", The News, February 11

Amra Ali, "Back to the Future", Newsline (Pakistan), October, pp.102-103
Shamim Akhtar, "Contemporary Miniature Paintings", Daily News, September 16
Salima Hashmi, "Radicalising Tradition", artlink, Issue 20#2, pp.33-34
Quddus Mirza, "Room with Two Views", The News, April 2

Alia Hasan Khan, "Miniature Makeover", The Herald, November, pp.126-127
Niilofur Farrukh, "Coming of Age", Newsline, November, pp.148-149
Salwat Ali, "Redefining a New Horizon of Miniature Art", The News, October 21
Marjorie Hussain, "The Miniaturists", Dawn, October 14-20, pp.14-15
Quddus Mirza, "Patterns of Change", The News, September 26

Asim Akhtar, "Reflections From the City of the Mind", The News Encore, October 18, p.32
Zainab Rizvi, "Modernising Miniatures", Friday Times, October 10-16


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