Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

MF Husain


Iconic works by MF Husain, SH Raza to highlight AstaGuru's modern Indian art auction

December 24, 2022 11:19 am

An untitled work by Hemendranath Mazumdar will be a part of an auction for the first time. The work, depicting Radha and Krishna, is estimated to fetch Rs 1-1.5 crore.

Works of MF Husain, FN Souza to go under hammer for first time at AstaGuru auctions

April 27, 2022 3:09 pm

The 'Masters Legacy' modern Indian art auction is a 1957 masterpiece by artist FN Souza, 'Girl in a Yellow Sweater'. Appearing in an auction for the first time, the painting was originally in the collection of Harold Kovner, a very important and extremely supportive patron to the artist.

M F Hussain's cutouts go on display at a Kolkata gallery

March 01, 2022 12:08 pm

For these works, the artist drew on plywood the outlines of the protagonist in chalk and cut out the form before painting on it. "The subjects were inspired by the ancestral spirits of man, deity and beast in a sacred space," eminent art curator Ina Puri said

Oldworld charm with hint of new as Connaught Place gallery is revamped

November 13, 2021 2:16 pm

Over the years the gallery has hosted several important exhibitions, including Krishen Khanna’s truck series and Jeram Patel’s Blow torch works.

MF Husain birth anniversary: Contributions to modern Indian art, love for films, quotes

September 17, 2021 1:32 pm

Celebrated painter MF Husain was dubbed the ‘Picasso of India’

MF Husain's 1972 anti-war canvas to come under the hammer

August 27, 2021 9:38 am

The upcoming AstaGuru auction will feature 50 works of the modern masters

Pakistani singer Bilal Maqsood remembers MF Husain with this breathtaking sketch made by son

June 24, 2021 5:28 pm

"My son Mikail was a little over 8 years when he made a small sketch of Hussain sahib," he captioned the pictures.

Controversial, progressive and ever relevant: Art world remembers Husain 10 years on

June 18, 2021 3:25 pm

An avid reader of history and mythology and Indian culture, a large part of Husain's art includes paintings of gods and goddesses in the context of the politics of the time, works that put him in the crosshairs of controversy

Modern Indian Art sale: Never before auctioned works by Indian modernists to go under the hammer

March 17, 2021 6:44 pm

Another key lot in the sale is an extremely rare work titled Aaj Ka Insaan by India's foremost modernists K H Ara from the personal collection of his daughter Ruxana Pathan

Lines of Beauty

January 12, 2020 8:04 am

A wonderful teacher, a witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy and aesthetics in his work to remarkable ends.


'Master Maqbool': Stunning works of master painter MF Husain go on display in Mumbai

December 12, 2022 9:29 am

A solo show on works by painter MF Husain, including a rare horse painting, is being held at The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai

In pics: A virtual glimpse of 100 years of art practice

June 14, 2021 5:12 pm

The Edition 2 of The Centum Series by DAG presents a miscellany of Indian art featuring a hundred works by a hundred artists