Mumbai Dec 10, 2022, 03:30 pm
India's very own and famous Derby Ground 'The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is all set to host a collection of horse paintings by an award-winning artist, Qureysh Basrai. The artworks by the famous artist would be available for sale on 18th and 25th December 2022 at the Members Enclosure in the Racecourse.
Hailing from Pune, Maharashtra, Qureysh has showcased his art across various locations like Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. He shall be exhibiting his first overseas group show in Dubai with The Indian Gallery in Mar 2023 at the World Art Dubai. Though appreciated and awarded for horse paintings, Qureysh is equally good with landscapes too.
The journey of art for Qureysh began during his school days when he started racking up awards in art competitions for his drawings and paintings. At the very age of 14 Qureysh feathered his first exhibition at the Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai in 1979 accumulating an all round appreciation for his skills.
Six of his paintings were picked up by the Art Freaks Global Coffee book in 2020 and the world art Encyclopedia. In the year 2021 seven of his paintings were printed by International contemporary artist. Five of his artworks are also selected by Zervas Art Foundation Greece.
Mastered with oil on canvas Qureysh plans to have his hands on Geo Polymer.