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India’s “Picasso” Dies at 95

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s most eminent artist, Maqbool Fida Husain, sometimes called “the Indian Picasso,” died Thursday in London at the age of 95. Indian President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and artists and ordinary Indians paid tribute to Husain after news of his death spread across the country. Husain began his career in India as a […]

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India’s “Picasso” Dies at 95

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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An artist sometimes called “the Indian Picasso” has died in London at the age of 95. M.F. Husain — whose full name was Maqbool Fida Husain — began his career in India as a Bollywood poster artist and later developed a style combining Indian traditions with a Western-influenced Cubist style. He was also known for […]

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