Google on Thursday (September 17) celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain’s 100th birth anniversary with a colourful doodle on its homepage. The doodle pays obeisance to MF Husain with an abstract art design showing the letters G,O,O,E as circles and the artist’s right arm and paint brush completing the word Google.
MF Husain, often known as India’s Picasso, was born in Maharashtra before the country gained independence. Husain is celebrated for his series of paintings on the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and, at the same time, has courted controversy over his depiction of Hindu deities before his self-imposed exile in 2006. His paintings were diverse in nature and often carried motifs of urban and rural India. Bollywood star and Husain’s muse Madhuri Dixit was a source of inspiration for many of his paintings.
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