Untitled Nude by Shireen Qureshi

Untitled nude (c)2011 Shireen Qureshi

Untitled Nude


Shireen Qureshi

Oil and charcoal on canvas

80.5 x 55 cm (framed)


Shireen Qureshi’s painting, Untitled Nude, is not indicative of her usual style, however it presents a powerful image of the ‘acting self’, that is a self which is thinking and responding in each moment. Shireen agreed to the curator’s request to leave the painting in it’s unfinished state, realising that she would have most certainly painted out the black hand which is pivotal to the work and its meaning.

Read our interview: Straight from the Nerves

Read the accompanying Art Pie essay: Struggle in the Moment of Difference

Find out more about Shireen Qureshi at www.shireenqureshi.com

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