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Huma Bhabha Named Artist for The Met’s 2018 Cantor Roof Garden Commission
Huma Bhabha (born 1962, Karachi, Pakistan) has been selected to create a site-specific installation for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden.The Roof Garden Commission: Huma Bhabha, We Come in Peace will be on view from April 17 through October 28, 2018.
The exhibition is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Additional support is provided by Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky.
The Roof Garden Commission: Huma Bhabha, We Come in Peace was conceived by the artist in consultation with Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art, both of The Met’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. It is the sixth in a series of site-specific commissions for the outdoor space.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a book published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press.