In 1967 he won the Golden Bear at the International Film Festival at Berlin for his documentary Through the Eyes of a Painter and has made several short films since then. Husain was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1973, the Padma Vibhushan in 1989 and was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1986. One of the most charismatic artists in India today, he is known for his emphatic understanding of the human situation and his speedy evocation of it in paint. The early evolution of his painterly language was overtaken by adventurous forays into installations and performance art. His experimentations with new forms of art are both unexpected and pioneering…
India’s most controversial and most loved M. F. Husain is one of the few artists who enjoy multifarious range of occupations interests and passions. His love for Indian music, movies, jewelry, tapestries, photography and literature is well known. Besides being one of the most popular Indian painter, he has made international award winning films and created beautiful designs in tapestry, jewelry and toys. His autobiography “Pendhapur ka ek Ladka” is a master piece written in Hindi…
M.F. Husain interview
I have always been the master of my art.