Progressive Art Group

Tyeb Mehta

December 17, 2013

Tyeb Mehta : Brief Biography Tyeb Mehta (1925-2009) was one of the pioneers of modern Indian art. He was born in 1925 in Kapadvanj, a town of Kheda district, Gujarat. During his early days, he worked as a film editor in a cinema laboratory at Famous Studio (Mumbai). In...

Maqbool Fida Husain

December 17, 2013

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 and goddesses, in the nude sometime in the 1970s. Though there are many examples of Hindu deities depicted in the...