The Artist Project: Shahzia Sikander

Shahzia Sikander on Persian miniature painting: “My interest was to understand the social construct of the so-called ‘traditional genre.'” The Artist Project is an online series in which artists respond to works of art in The Met’s encyclopedic collection.

Cite this page as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The Artist Project: Shahzia Sikander," in Smarthistory, December 17, 2020, accessed June 23, 2024,