Painter

  • Rembrandt van Rijn's 407th birthday: Top 10 things to know 15-07-2013 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 407th birthday of the Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn, Google posted a doodle on its homepage featuring the painter in the logo. The Google logo appears as an etching on the background. But apart from the fact that Rembrandt was a great painter, there...
  • Rembrandt van Rijn: Google doodles a portrait on his 407th birthday 15-07-2013 06:23 AM

    New Delhi: To commemorate the 407th birth anniversary of one of the greatest painters of all time, Google has posted a portrait of the celebrated Dutch painter and printmaker Rembrandt van Rijn on its home page. The Google logo appears as an etching on the background. Rembrandt van Rijn is...
  • Artists speak out for freedom: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether artistic freedom is in jeopardy in India. You can send...
  • Remembering Amrita Sher-Gil

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    2013 is the birth anniversary of Amrita Sher-Gil. This astonishing creature, no less astonishing as a painter than as a woman, was born in Budapest...

  • India Positive: Finding ability in challenges

    Good Karma |  Karma Paljor
    A 21-year-old from Allahabad, who lost her limbs in a horrific accident, is not letting that come in the way of her dreams of becoming...

  • UP artist attacked for paintings on homosexuality 06-01-2012 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Artist Balbir Krishan, a gay painter from Uttar Pradesh claimed that he was assaulted by unidentified men at the end of his solo exhibition at the Lalit Kala Academy in Delhi on Thursday evening. The assailants said that his art was provocative and went against the religious sentiments...
  • Husain's documentary to be screened at IFFI 30-11-2011 11:50 AM

    Panaji: A film documentary by late painter M.F. Husain will finally be screened at the ongoing 42nd International Film Festival of India despite right wing protests, said organisers Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, festival director Shankar Mohan said Husain's documentary 'Through the eyes of a painter' would 'definitely be screened' Wednesday,...
  • Mumbai: Artist Jehangir Sabavala passes away 03-09-2011 02:31 AM

    Mumbai: Well-known painter Jehangir Sabavala passed away in Mumbai on Friday at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife Shireen and daughter Aafreed. He had been suffering from lung cancer for the past two years. Born on September 2, 1922 in Mumbai, he was a product of...
  • British painting titan Lucian Freud dies 22-07-2011 11:06 AM

    London: British figurative painter Lucian Freud, whose uncompromising, fleshy portraits made him one of the world's most revered and coveted artists, has died aged 88. His long-time New York art dealer William Acquavella said the grandson of Sigmund Freud had died at his home in London on Wednesday night after...
  • Husain wanted to destroy his paintings in exile 05-07-2011 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Forced to live away from India, M.F. Husain at one time wanted to destroy all his paintings, says his son Owais Husain who is hungering to conquer the wasteland of possibilities left behind by his illustrious father. "I feel suddenly in life there is a wasteland in front...
  • 'Big Apple' pays homage to MF Husain 11-06-2011 08:18 AM

    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 died on Thursday, was...
  • MF Husain: A life in exile 10-06-2011 12:10 PM

    CNN-IBN correspondent Sahar Zaman recalls her meeting with legendary painter MF Husain who died in London on Thursday. ...
  • Ad man Alyque Padamsee on MF Husain's death 10-06-2011 09:48 AM

    MF Husain was a wonderful human being besides a great painter, said Alyque Padamsee. ...
  • Remembering a day in the life of MF Husain 09-06-2011 01:58 PM

    An excerpt from CNN-IBN's interview with MF Husain at his house in Dubai two years ago. ...
  • Mamta's painting exhibition, a super hit 07-04-2011 08:58 PM

    The paintings start at Rs 50000 and forty four of ninety eight paintings are already sold out. ...
  • Happy birthday Mr Husain, you too Mr Modi!

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    Irony must be a twisted old devil. Why else was Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi destined to share his birthday with painter MF Hussain, ...

  • India artist MF Hussain may become Qatar citizen 26-02-2010 12:24 AM

    It's an honour that has been conferred upon him by the Emirate's ruling family. ...
  • Gandhi filmmaker has a brush with art 08-11-2009 06:59 PM

    Paintings from the director's collection put out at London auction. ...
  • Waxing made me cry: Shreyas Talpade 29-05-2009 11:52 AM

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  • 'Propaganda against MF Husain offends people' 15-06-2008 01:38 PM

    London: AB de Villiers blasted a quick-fire 97 as South Africa warmed up for next week's third Test against England at Lord's with a dominant start to their tour match at Derbyshire on Friday. De Villiers smashed his imperious innings of 97 from just 96 balls before retiring out and...
  • Art Attack: Aishwarya turns Mona Lisa 23-01-2008 01:45 AM

    Mumbai: His good form in the ongoing Indian Premier League notwithstanding, Mumbai Indians batsman Rohit Sharma today said that presently he was not thinking about a comeback into the Indian team. I don''t want to think too much about that. I am taking one thing at a time. I just...