M F Husain

Photographs by Parthiv Shah

M F Husain, (born September 17, 1915, Pandharpur, Maharashtra) is one of India's best known artists. According to Forbes magazine, he has been called the "Picasso of India".

Parthiv Shah  have been photographing Husain and his work for many years, He feels that Husain’s art is a part of a longstanding evolving tradition of Indian iconography and his photography work creates a dialogue with him and his work which extends to the audience.

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Gift for Husain's 94th Birthday

For M. F. Husain 94th Birthday, art fraternity organised an event in his honour. In order to show their support, to the great artist, the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT) in association with the Outreach Program of Jamia Millia Islamia, planned a celebration where they exhibited over 100 artworks and screening of Husain's films like Gaja Gamini, Meenaxi and Through the Eyes of a Painter followed by a book release Husain at 94 by V.C. Janab Najeeb Jung which was designed by CMAC and a lecture by K. Bikram Singh.

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