M. F. Husain
Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) Urdu: مقبول فدا حسین) commonly known as MF Husain, was a modern Indian painter. He was a founding member of The Progressive Artists Group of Bombay (PAG). He is thought to be one of the greatest painters of India.
MF Husain at Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
Maqbool Fida Husain
17 September 1915
|Died||9 June 2011 (aged 95)|
|Education||Sir J. J. School of Art|
|Known for||Painting, Drawing, Writer, Film Maker|
|Meenaxi a tale of three cities|
Through the eyes of a painter
|Movement||Progressive Art Group|
|Awards||Padma Shri (1966)|
Padma Bhushan (1973)
Padma Vibhushan (1991)
M. F. Husain died, aged 95, on 9 June 2011, following a heart attack. He had been unwell for several months. He died at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, and was buried in Brookwood Cemetery on 10 June 2011.
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- William Grimes (9 June 2011). "Maqbool Fida Husain, also , India's Most Famous Painter, Dies at 95". The New York Times.
- "India's most highly prized artist MF Husain dies aged 95". BBC News. 9 June 2011.
- Elliott, John (9 June 2011). "MF Husain dies – lauded in exile by India's artistic fraternity". The Independent.