27 September - 14 February
Imperial War Museum North
One of the most important figures on the Pakistan art scene, Imran Qureshi has achieved global recognition as a leading figure of international contemporary art. Awarded a Sharjah Biennial Prize in 2011, named Deutsche Bank's Artist of the Year and shown at the 55th Venice Biennale last year, he combines the centuries-old Islamic art form of miniature painting with conceptual approaches and elements of contemporary abstract painting.
For ATM14, he will show This Leprous Brightness (2010-2011) a series of works on paper and First law of motion 2001, Missile in series, 2001, How to cut an artillery pantaloon, 2002, and Take it or leave it, 2002, all highlighting elements in his practice connected to Pakistan's recent history and its tragic centrality in current events.