Sunday, November 11, 2007 Names The Five Modern Asia Painters to Watch For

M.F.(Maqbool Fida) Husain, India

Called the "Picasso of India" by Forbes Magazine.
Born September 17, 1915, Pandharpur, Maharashtra
Husain went on to become the highest paid painter in India.
In February 2006, Husain was charged with hurting sentiments of people because of his nude portraits of Hindu gods and goddesses.
Combines Hindu mythicism with Modernisn.
Exiled in Britian and Dubai

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