Qureshi’s Rooftop Spatters at the Met Lead a Series of Evocatively Bloody Works Currently on View

May 17th, 2013

Imran Qureshi, And How Many Rains Must Fall before the Stains Are Washed Clean, installation view, 2013, via ArtNewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art is about to open its newest commission for its rooftop garden, a spattered-red work by Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi that plays on the images of blood, and leads a series of works currently on view across New York that play with similarly violent imagery.  Responding to bombings in Lahore and Boston, the artist intended the works to provide a moment of reflection, playing against the pristine backdrop of Central Park.

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