Through The Eyes Of A Painter: These Artworks Of M F Husain Will Make You Feel Proud To Be An Indian

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker
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M F Husain: The Picasso Of India

Maqbool Fida Husain, a modern Indian Painter of international acclaim, was also known as a photographer, printmaker and filmmaker. His artful drawings depicting traditional deities of India and his other works made him an internationally celebrated and recognized Indian artist of the 20th century.

Let's take a look at some of the masterpieces painted by him:

Ganesh

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

British Raj

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Holi

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Horses

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Birth Of Buddha

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Mother Teresa

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Dada

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

African Woman

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Eternal Mother

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Red Landscape

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, Filmmaker

Let's take a look at some of the movies directed by him:

Through The Eyes Of A Painter

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, FilmmakerSource: Mubi

 

Directed and filmed by M F Husain in 1967, this fifteen minutes film has no dialogues but shows a world through an artist’s lense. This movie fetched him National award For Best Experimental Film.
Gaja Gamini

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, FilmmakerSource: Ebay

 

A 2000 movie, starring Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi, is written and directed by M F Husain. It is his ode to womanhood and his muse to time. A mysterious and beautiful woman inspires various artists in her different incarnations.

Meenaxi: A Tale Of Three Cities

M F Husain, The Picasso Of India, Maqbool Fida Husain, Indian Painter, Photographer, Printmaker, FilmmakerSource: Wikipedia

Starring Tabu as Meenaxi, this is a 2004 movie directed by M F Husain. The story is about a novelist who suffers from writer's block. Meenaxi becomes his unconventional muse and gives her different personae for three cities. The film also won five awards including Best Art Direction.

Title image: Thefrustratedindian

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