M. F. Husain

Muqbool Fida Husain was born in 1915 in Maharashtra . Husain was a self taught artist. In 1947 he joined the progressive artists group. M. F. Husain was a special invitee along with Pablo Picasso at the Sao Paulo Biennial in 1971. In 1967 he won the Golden Bear for his documentary in Berlin. He has been awarded the Padmashri in 1955, the Padma Bhushan in 1973, Padma Vibhushan in 1989, and was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1986. M. F. Husain experimentations with new forms of art are pioneering.