Maqbool Fida Husain

Indian, 1915-2011

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Maqbool Fida Husain

Indian, 1915-2011

298 followers
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2015
Husain at Hundred,
Aicon Gallery
Abby Grey and Indian Modernism: Selections from the NYU Art Collection,
Grey Art Gallery
2014
M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting,
Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

A controversial artist known for narrative paintings done in a flat, Cubist style, Maqbool Fida …

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A controversial artist known for narrative paintings done in a flat, Cubist style, Maqbool Fida Husain is regarded by some as the Picasso of India. A member of the Bombay Progressive Arts Group, Husain sought to create a modern Indian art form for the newly freed nation of India. Threatened and criticized by Hindu …

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