Young Turks

December 17, 2013

Maqbool Fida Husain

Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011), India’s most charismatic and most internationally recognised painter, was romance personified in both work and life. Husain’s crime was that he had painted Hindu gods

December 17, 2013

Rise of contemporary Indian painters

In 1867, EB Havel was appointed the Principal of the Art College at Calcutta. He, as we discussed above, gave greater importance to the art traditions of this country,