Artwork n°4 : Cutout Project : Auntie Maria

Artist : Hanif Kureshi




A promising young artist on the Indian scene, Hanif Kureshi reinvents his country’s traditional painting. Director and co-founder of the St+art Foundation, he works with everyman/everywoman he encounters in his everyday wanderings. Cutout Project: Auntie Maria is the portrait of an Indian woman, hand painted, measuring nearly 10 meters high. Her hyper realistic beauty and stunning presence dominate the landscape of Paris La Défense.