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Artist Profile
Husain M.F. (View Gallery)

 BORN: 17TH SEPTEMBER, 1915

 

 EDUCATION
  • Self-taught, brief stint at the Indore Art College, Indore.

 EXHIBITION IN INDIA

 GROUP SHOWS

  • 2005 - Manifestations III, organised by Delhi Art Gallery, Nehru Center, Mumbai and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • 2004 - Manifestations II, by Delhi Art Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  • 2003 - Manifestations, by Delhi Art Gallery, World Trade Center, Mumbai and Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  • 1998 - The Window, Bombay.
  • 1995 - 'Inaugural Exhibition; River of Art', Art Today, New Delhi
  • 1994 - Pundole Art Gallery, Bombay
  • 1994 - Art Today, New Delhi.
  • 1993 - 'Reflections & Images'
  • 1993 - Let History Cut Across Without Me, Tapestries, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1991 - National Exposition of Contemporary Art, NGMA
  • 1987 - 'Indian Drawing Today'
  • 1986 - Sista’s Art Gallery, Kala Yatra, Bangalore.
  • 1978 - Retrospective
  • 1973 - Retrospective Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta
  • 1973 - Gallery Chanakya, New Delhi
  • 1970 - 'Art Today -II', Asoka Art Gallery, Calcutta
  • 1969 - '21 Years of Painting' , Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 1969 - 'Art Today -I', Kunika -CH
  • 1968 - 'Images of Kerala', Pundole Art Gallery, Bombay
  • 1967 - New York, Poland, Czechoslovakia Dhoomimal Art Gallery & Gita Gallery
  • 1966 - Oberoi International Hotel, New Delhi
  • 1964 - Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 1962 - Asoka Art Gallery, Calcutta
  • 1961 - Gallery Chemould, Princess Street, Bombay
  • 1958 - 'Eight Painters’, International Culture Centre, New Delhi
  • 1955 - National Exhibition, Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi
  • 1950 - Bombay Art Society's Salon, Bombay
  • 1948 – 56 - Group Exhibition with PAG
  • 1947 - Bombay

 

 EXHIBITION ABROAD

 GROUP SHOWS

  • 2000 - New Works, The Fine Art Resource, Berlin
  • 1996 - 'Contemporary Indian Paintings', Sotheby's Auction, New York
  • 1996 - 'Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings: One Hundred Years’, Sotheby’s Auction, London
  • 1987 - Coups de Coeur, Halles de I’lle, Geneva
  • 1988 - Takoka Municipal Museum of Art & Meugro museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1986 - Indian Art Today, The Philips Collection, Washington D.C.
  • 1986 - Contemporary Indian Art, Grey Art Gallery, New York.
  • 1985 - 100 Jahre Indische Malerei, Altes Museum, Berlin
  • 1985 – 86 Festival Of India, USA
  • 1982 - 'Six Indian Painters', Tate Gallery, London
  • 1982 - Indische Kunst Heute, Kunsthalle Darmstadt
  • 1982 - Contemporary Indian Art, Festival of India, Royal Academy of Art, London
  • 1982 - India: Myth and Reality: Aspect of Contemporary Indian Art, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.
  • 1982 - Modern Indian Painting, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC.
  • 1971 - Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
  • 1966 - 'Commonwealth Art Exhibition, London
  • 1966 - Art Now in India, Newcastle, England and Ghent, Belgium
  • 1965 - Baghdad
  • 1965 - Kabul
  • 1961 - Tokyo
  • 1960 - Tokyo Biennale, Japan
  • 1960 - Frankfurter Kunstkabinett, organized by Hanna Bekker vom Rath
  • 1960 - Rome.
  • 1959 - Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil. Also 1971 as special invitee together with Pablo Picasso.
  • 1956 - Zurich and Prague.
  • 1953 - Indische Kunst, Rautenstrauch- Joest –Museum, Cologne.
  • 1953 - Venice Biennale, Italy. Also 1955.
  • 1951 - Salon de Mai, Paris.

 

 COLLECTIONS

  • Ebrahim Alkazi and Art Heritage, New Delhi.
  • Masanori Fukuoka and Glenbarra Museum, Hemeji.
  • Chester and Davida Herwtiz Collection, Boston, USA.
  • Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
  • Jehangir Nicholson Collection, Bombay.
  • National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
  • Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.

 

 AWARDS

  • 2004 - Lalit Kala Ratna, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • Awarded Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Govt. of India.
  • 1968 - Won the Golden Bear for his film 'Through the Eyes of a Painter'.
  • Received Honourary Doctorates, Benaras Hindu University, Benaras, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and Mysore University, Mysore.
 
 
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