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Gandhara-art @ ArtHK11
25 May,2011

Aisha Khalid and Imran Qureshi are the pioneers of the Neo Contemporary Miniature Art Movement which emerged from Pakistan in the 1990s. Both are graduates of the National College Of Arts, in Lahore Pakistan. Since then Khalid and Qureshi have shown their works in numerous international galleries, biennials, museums, and art fairs. Qureshi is the recipient of the Sharjah Biennial 2011 Jury Prize for his site specific installation 'Blessings Upon the Land of My Love' and his work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennial, MOMA Oxford, Asia Society Museum New  York and the Singapore Biennial amongst others. Khalid has just been short listed for the Victoria & Albert Museum's Jameel Prize and her work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, the Belvedere Museum, Vienna and a mid career retrospective at the Pump House Gallery in London. Both the artists will be showing large scale miniatures, and Khalid will also be showing a sculptural installation.