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Shamshad Husain

 (born 1946)
Shamshad Husain is active/lives in India.  Shamshad Husain is known for painting.

Biography   Shamshad Husain


"I think drawing and painting human figures is not very easy, but what matters is the empathy one has, and it is this that I seek to express."

Every artist is bothered by the anxiety of influence - what is his relationship to the past, and to past masters?  This issue is pushed to the fore for Shamshad Husain, son of M.F. Husain.  Though he has chosen to succeed his father in the medium of painting, he has carved out an individualistic pictorial space, working within the Indian tradition without finding himself hampered by a legacy.

Husain's art schooling began at the M S University of Baroda, which he describes as "delightful.&   ...  Displaying 750 of 1157 characters.

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