MF HUSSAIN

  • Malayalam book on M F Hussain translated into Arabic, English July 1, 2014

    Dubai: The story of acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Hussain, written in Malayalam by an Indian journalist, has now been translated into Arabic and English in the UAE. The Department of Culture and Information of the Sharjah Government published the translated version of the book originally written in Malayalam by E M...
  • MF Husain's last paintings go on display in London May 28, 2014

    A set of eight rarelyseen paintings by celebrated artist M F Husain went on public display for the first time at the famous Victoria and Albert (Vamp;amp;A) Museum in London on Wednesday. The 'Indian Civilisation Series', also known as 'Vision of India through MohenjoDaro to Mahatma Gandhi', was commissioned by Usha...
  • Could not comprehend MF Hussain's 'Gaja Gamini': Naseeruddin December 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah, who was part of legendary artist late M F Husain's 'Gaja Gamini', says he could not comprehend the film and felt bewildered while doing it. "I wouldn't recommend it (to watch it). Hussain sir came to my house to ask if I would do it....
  • Reena Roy's sister to make film on MF Hussain to pay tribute to him July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Reena Roy's sister Barkha, a movie producer, has plans to bring late Indian painter MF Hussain's colourful life on to the film canvas. Barkha, who had produced the 1982 film 'Sanam Teri Kasam', says she had met Hussain around 10 years ago in Bandra. She claims he had expressed...
  • 'Big Apple' pays homage to MF Husain June 11, 2011

    New York: After Dubai, New York City became a second home for celebrated Indian painter M F Husain, who was described by the Indian Americans in New York as a genius and master of colours who took Indian contemporary art to new places. The artist, who...
  • Mamata's glamorous avatar, courtesy MF Hussain May 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Dohabased Indian artist MF Hussain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata Banerjee in a blackandwhite graffiti for a leading daily. This etching, typical of Hussain's Bharat Mata and Gajagamini style of figurative drawing, shows Mamata Banerjee...
  • Husain's work removed from India Art Summit January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Four of MF Husain's paintings were to be shared with the public after many years at the 3rd India Art Summit, the country's largest art fair. By evening of Day 1, the Delhi Art Gallery was forced to take off the paintings by the organisers. Both parties had...
  • Husain's paintings to be back at art summit January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Art lovers may get to savour MF Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit in New Delhi after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but now the works are likely to be displayed again as police have assured full protection. An official from the Delhi...
  • Master painter SH Raza on his India connect January 13, 2011

    Syed Haider Raza returned to India after spending nearly six decades in France. ...
  • No Hussain canvas at summit, fans canvass for him August 20, 2009

    London/new Delhi: He is celebrated as the best known artist of the country and is given sole credit for having placed Indian art on the world map. Known for his sharp business sense, Maqbool Fida Husain is also perhaps the only artist to have made the masses wake up to...
  • MF Hussain paints Mumbai tragedy December 13, 2008

    London: Artist MF Hussain has recently painted a canvas in reaction to the Mumbai tragedy. The work has become the highlight of an exhibition on Indian contemporary visual arts at London's prestigious Serpentine gallery. Titled as Rape of India, the canvass is a part of Indian Highway, an ongoing exhibition on...
  • Terrortorn Taj to get M F Husain touch afresh December 1, 2008

    Mumbai: Here is good news for art lovers and connoisseurs lamenting loss of precious artifacts and paintings that adored the iconic hotel Taj's interiors for years in last week's terror attack. Renowned artist M F Husain, whose three paintings were pride of the lobby of the heritage hotel for last eight...
  • Hussein show in Delhi cancelled after threats December 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Painter M F Husseins first show in India since he went into selfexile two years ago has been called off after an institute in Delhi which was exhibiting his works was threatened by alleged Hindu groups. The 10day exhibition at the India International Centre (IIC) started on December 18...
  • I'll return to India whenever I want: MF Husain November 30, 2007

    Dubai: Controversial artist MF Husain, who has several criminal complaints pending against him in various courts in the country because of his paintings, has said he would return to India whenever he wants, as no one was stopping him. Husain, India's most wellknown painter, left the country after several court cases...
  • 'The issue isn't Taslima, the issue is freedom' November 28, 2007

    The Centre on Wednesday assured Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen shelter in India but urged her to "refrain from activities and expressions" that may hurt people. Should artists refrain from expressing their views? IBNLive readers and CNNIBNs Senior Editor Sagarika Ghose debated this in a chat on Wednesday. Vijayraghavan: What...
  • Madhuri casts a spell on Maqbool again November 27, 2007

    Dubai: Indian artist MF Husain, a selfconfessed fan of Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, has booked an entire show of her comeback film Aaja Nachle, releasing in theatres in the UAE on Thursday. The famous painter, now living here, has reserved 194 seats for the 2 PM show at Lamcy Cinema...
  • National wipes: News on Wednesday September 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The Kerala High Court has stayed the state government's decision to award noted painter MF Hussain. P Nedumaran, head of the ProLTTE Tamil Nationalist Movement was arrested on Wednesday. And the government has approved Reliance Industries' price formula for natural gas it plans to produce from its KG...
  • SC stays trial against M F Husain May 8, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed all proceedings against M F Husain initiated by a Haridwar court till further orders. A Bench headed by Justice B N Agrawal also issued notice to the complainant in the case against him in Haridwar on Husain's petition seeking transfer of the matter...