M. F. Husain
|MF Husain at Museum of Islamic Art, Doha|
|Born||17 September 1915|
Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
|Died||9 June 2011 (aged 95)|
London, England, UK
|Field||Painting, Drawing, Writer, Film Maker|
|Training||Sir J. J. School of Art|
|Movement||Progressive Art Group|
|Works||Meenaxi a tale of three cities|
Through the eyes of a painter
|Awards||Padma Shri (1966)|
Padma Bhushan (1973)
Padma Vibhushan (1991)
Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) Urdu: مقبول فدا حسین) commonly known as MF Husain, was a modern Indian painter. He was a founding member of The Progressive Artists Group of Bombay (PAG). He is thought to be one of the greatest painters of India.
M. F. Husain died, aged 95, on 9 June 2011, following a heart attack. He had been unwell for several months. He died at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, and was buried in Brookwood Cemetery on 10 June 2011.
References[change | change source]
- Ram, N. (25 February 2010). "M.F. Husain gets Qatar nationality". The Hindu.
- William Grimes (9 June 2011). "Maqbool Fida Husain, also , India's Most Famous Painter, Dies at 95". The New York Times.
- "India's most highly prized artist MF Husain dies aged 95". BBC News. 9 June 2011.
- Elliott, John (9 June 2011). "MF Husain dies – lauded in exile by India's artistic fraternity". The Independent.