Maqbool Fida Husain, known as H F Husain, was in the news more for the controversies created due to some of the paintings. Born in
Career of M F Husain
His paintings are believed to capture the very beautiful mythological events onto canvases. Starting his career doing the film posters, he would become known as an artist in 1940s and 50s. He was a leading member of the group known as Progressive Artists’ Group formed by another well-known Indian artist, Frances Newton Souza. This was a progressive group where the artists tried to go away from the old Indian tradition of painting, mainly influenced by the Bengal School of Painting.
Husain was an expressionists and his favourite subjects were women and horses. He tried depicting many other subjects painted with his outspoken brushstrokes and speaking colours.
M F. Husain was nominated in Upper house of Parliament in