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M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting

M.F. Husain (1915-2011) is one of the most celebrated and internationally recognised Indian artists of the 20th century. Indian Civilization comprises a series of monumental triptych paintings which represent Husain’s vision of the richness of Indian culture and history. Capturing India’s vibrant cities, colourful Hindu festivals, iconic figures and historic events, these unique paintings were on view to the public for the first time.

About the Exhibition
About the Exhibition

Maqbool Fida Husain, known as M.F. Husain (1915-2011), was one of India’s most eminent artists. Indian Civilizat…

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M.F. Husain Lithographs at the V&A
M.F. Husain Lithographs at the V&A

In the early 1980’s, the V&A acquired two series of lithographs by Husain, each comprising ten prints. The contr…

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Video: M.F Husain - Through the Eyes of a Painter (excerpt)
Video: M.F Husain - Through the Eyes of a Painter (excerpt)

Watch an excerpt of Husain's 'Through the Eyes of a Painter' and catch glimpses of the architecture, people and …

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Indian Art & Design Pinterest Board
Indian Art & Design Pinterest Board

Explore a range of Indian art & design in our collections on our Pinterest board.

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With thanks to Mrs Usha Mittal

With kind support from Christie's

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