Tag Archives: M.F. Husain

An Evening with Krishen Khanna

Vidhita Raina reports on Krishen Khanna’s lecture on “The Progressives” at London’s Courtauld Institute “Is the artist only interested in being a unique individual? If I had considered my work to be unique, then I would have continued trying to … Continue reading

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How Do Artists Express Fatherly Love?

Pooja Savansukha looks at the double role taken on by four leading Indian artists of their time  For many of us, Father’s Day is opportune to express our love and gratitude to our respective fathers. They’re always going out of … Continue reading

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India in All its Glory in Husain’s Paintings at the V&A

Audrey Bounaix takes you through India’s 3000-year history in eight triptychs by Husain Back in the 1980s, the Victoria and Albert Museum had acquired two sets of lithographs by Maqbool Fida Husain. This time, they’ve set up a room to house … Continue reading

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Speaking to a 132-year old Artist

If you had something to say to Picasso, what would it be? While you ponder over this, Pooja Savansukha shares Husain and Dodiya’s reactions to Picasso’s works Over Spring break this April, I travelled to Barcelona with my family to … Continue reading

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Memoir: Progressive Artist Group

Shradha Ramesh takes a leap into the past to reveal the men behind the Modern Indian Art movement New York: The trailblazer collection by Delhi Art Gallery (DAG), Progressive Artist Group, is now on display in Kalaghoda, Mumbai, from October … Continue reading

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Picasso’s Legacy to Indian Art

Kanika Pruthi of Saffronart on the occasion of Picasso’s 40th death anniversary reflects on the artist’s legacy to the world, foremost among them the female nude. New York:  For Picasso aficionados June 2013 presents Picasso: Nudity Set Free, an exhibition … Continue reading

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Subodh Gupta’s Massive Boat Docks in London

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart on Subodh Gupta’s exhibition at Hauser & Wirth and a talk by the artist at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London London: Following its success at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Houser & Wirth, London, decided to … Continue reading

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Husain’s granddaughter shares some memories of her ‘Dada’

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart shares a video of Atifa Suri  on her grandfather, the great Indian artist M.F. Husain 

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The Indian Art Revolution

Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart recommends visiting ‘The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989’ at the Smart Museum of Art, Chicago. London: The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is hosting the exhibition ‘The Sahmat Collective: … Continue reading

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