SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 'MF Husain, Paintings and Drawings: Works from a Private Collection, Grosvenor Vadehra, London

2010 'MF Husain 2010, The World is my Canvas', organised by Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), Qatar Foundation & as part of 2010 Arab Capital of Culture

2010 'M.F. Husain: Early Masterpieces 1950s-70s', sponsored by the Year of India, the Cogut Center for the Humanities, and the David Winton Bell Gallery at David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence

2006-07 'Epic India: Paintings by M. F. Husain', Herwitz Collection of Contemporary Indian Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2006 'Early Masterpieces 1950-70's', Asia House Gallery, London

2005 'Exhibition of Prints', Collector's Paradise Gallery, Mumbai

2004 'Husain (An Exhibition of Graphic Prints in Honor of M S Subbalakshmi), Lakshana Museum of Fine Arts, Chennai

 'And Not Just 88: Husain in Oils', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

'Husain: Graphic 2004', Pictures and Frames, Mumbai

2003 '88 Husains in Oils 003′, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Husain Hieroglyph', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'88 Husains in Oils 003′, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Thief of Baghdad', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'88 Husains in Oils 003′, Gallerie 88, Kolkata

Paris

2002 'Paintings and Serigraphs by Husain', Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda

'M .F Husain, Limited Edition Graphics and Reproduction', Sakshi Gallery in association with Archer Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

'Madhuri as Saratchandra's Chandramukhi: The Eternal Enchantress of Devdas', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

2000 'Paintings, Murals and Drawings, Husain Ki Sarai Collection', New Delhi

1998 'Maqbool Fida Husain: The Beacon of Energy', The Window, Mumbai

1998 'Husain Now', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

1996 'From Sinhasan to Peacock Throne to the Chair of the 21st Century: M. F Husain and Jehangir Nagree Exhibition of Furniture', organized by The Living Room at Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai

1996 'Exhibition of Water Colors and Object Based Works', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1996 Screening of Film 'Gaja Gamini', along with an Exhibition of Lithographs and Site Specific Works, New Delhi

1995 'Maqbool Fida Husain', Art Today, New Delhi

1995 '14 Serigraphs on Madhuri Dixit', Surya Gallery, Hyderabad

1995 'A Visual Script of 'Untitled Film on Madhuri', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1994 'Tapestry Show', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

1994 'Oils on Canvas', 31st Anniversary Exhibition, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1993 'Let History Cut Across Me Without Me', organized by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1993 'Civilization, Violence and Pather Panchali', at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1992 'Six Days of Live Painting', Tata Centre, Kolkata

1991 'Knight Watch', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

1991 'Shwetambari', Installation at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1991 'Front Page', Centre for Contemporary art (CCA), New Delhi

1990 'Theatre of the Absurd', Installations, New Delhi

1989 'Calcutta 300', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

1988 'Husain', Hunter Museum of art, Tennessee, USA

1986 'Images of the Raj', Sista's Art Gallery, Bangalore

1983 'Story of a Brush', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1982 'Culture of the Streets', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1981 'Culture of the Streets', Art Heritage, New Delhi

'Les Otages - Mere Theresa', Galerie Jourdan, Montreal, Canada

1980 'Mother and Child: A Tribute to Mother Teresa', Calcutta Art Gallery, Kolkata

1979 'Husain in Malaysia', The Hilton, Kuala Lumpur

1978 'Ragmala Paintings', Centaur Hotel, Mumbai

'Sufi Paintings', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Portrait of an Umbrella', Art Heritage, New Delhi

'Retrospective', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1975 'Maqbool Fida Husain', Sarla Art Centre, Chennai

1974 Commonwealth Art Centre, London, UK

Moscow Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

'Paintings by Husain', Worcester Art Museum, USA

1973 'Retrospective', Birla Academy of art and Culture, Kolkata

Espace Cardin, Paris

1972 'Paintings 1971', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1971 Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi

1969 '21 Years of Painting', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1968 'Images of Kerala', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Six Days of Making: Movements and Moods in Paintings', Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi

1967 New York, Poland and Czechoslovakia

1966 Mumbai

Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi

1965 'Drawings: The Arab Image', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi; Gallery Waisty, Baghdad and Kabul

1964 Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

1962 Ashoka Gallery, Kolkata

Mumbai and New Delhi

1961 Ashoka Gallery, Kolkata

Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

Gallery Palse, Rome

Tokyo

1960 Gallery Palse, Rome

Kunst Kabinet, Frankfurt

1956 Gallery Palette, Zurich

Gallery Mannes, Prague

1950 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018-19 'The Progressive Revolution, Modern Art For a New India', Asia Society, New York

2012 'Contemporary: A Selection of Modern and Contemporary Art', presented by Sakshi Gallery at The Park, Chennai

'Through the Ages: South Asian Sculpture and Painting from Antiquity to Modernism', Aicon Gallery, New York

'Crossings: Time Unfolded, Part 2′, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New  Delhi

Gallery Basilio, Bangladesh

2011-12 Presented by ICIA at The Arts Trust, Mumbai

 Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai

 'The Body Unbound', Rubin Museum of Art, New York

2011 'A Tribute to MF Husain', Royal Academy of Arts, London

'The Path of the Lotus: Indian Art', Grosvenor Gallery, London

'Modern Masters', Aicon Gallery, New York

2011-12 'Indian Highway', in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery, London and the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo at MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome

'Manifestations VI', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

'States of Departure: Progressives to Present Day', Aicon Gallery, London

'Celebrating Husain', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

'POP: Progressives on Paper', Aicon Gallery, New York

'Continuum', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

2010-11 'Figure/Landscape: Part Two', Aicon Gallery, London

2010 'Figure/Landscape: Part One', Aicon Gallery, New York

'Who Has Seen Gandhi?', presented by Tangerine Art Space at Raj Bhavan; KynKyny Art Gallery and Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore

'The Modernists', RL Fine Arts, New York

'The Progressives & Associates', Grosvenor Gallery, London

'From Miniature to Modern: Traditions in Transition', Rob Dean Art, London in association with Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Symbols and Metaphors', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

'Masters of Maharashtra', collection from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi at Piramal Gallery, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

2009-10 'Master Class', The Arts Trust, Mumbai

2009 'Bharat Ratna! Jewels of Modern Indian Art', Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

'In Search of the Vernacular', Aicon Gallery, New York

'Indian Harvest', presented by Crimson- The Art Resouce, Bangalore at SG Private Banking, Singapore

'Long Gone & Living Now', Gallerie Mirchandani + Steinreucke, Mumbai

'Kalpana: Figurative Art in India', presented by The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) at Aicon Gallery, London; The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

'Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art', Grosvenor Gallery, London

2008-09 'Signs Taken for Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan', Aicon Gallery, London

2008 'Frame Figure Field: 20th Century Modern and Contemporary Indian Art', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Modern and Contemporary Indian Art', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005′, Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA

'Freedom 2008 - Sixty Years of Indian Independence', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

'Tales, Reflection and Constructs', Galerie 88, Kolkata

'Exhibition of Seri-Prints', Studio Vasant, New Delhi

2007 'Gateway Bombay', Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

'From the Vault', Aicon Gallery, London and New York

'Epic India: Paintings by M F Husain', Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts, USA

2006 'Pictorial Glimpses', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

'Summer Show', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

'M F Husain: Early Masterpieces 1950s-70s', Asia House, London

'The Moderns Revisited', Grosvenor Vadehra, London

'Shadow Lines', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Making of Divinity', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

2005 'Manifestations III', organized by Delhi Art Gallery at Nehru Center, Mumbai and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

'Drishti / Vision: Indian Contemporary Artists', Valentine Willie Fine Art (VWFA), Kuala Lumpur

'Evoking Rasa in Luminous Visions: Indian Art', Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

'Ashta Nayak: Eight Pioneers of Indian Art', Aicon Gallery, New York

'The Sacred Feminine', Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi

'Still Life: The Inscrutable Genre', Art Motif, New Delhi

2004 '20 / 20 - A Vision: Looking Back / Looking Forward', Apparao Galleries, Chennai

'Ruminations', Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai; The Forum, New Delhi; Windsor Manor Hotel, Bangalore; Museum Gallery, Mumbai

'Jiva / Life', Bodhi Art, Singapore

'Portrait of a Decade', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Manifestations II', organized by Delhi Art Gallery at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.

'Concept and Form', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2003 'Anniversary Master Strokes', Art Musings, Mumbai

'Manifestations I', organized by Delhi Art Gallery at World Trade Center, Mumbai and Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.

2002 'Art Musings 2002', Art Musings, Mumbai

'Colors of India', organized by Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata at Mumbai

2001 'Anniversary Return to Eden', Art Musings, Mumbai

'Modern Indian Art', Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

2000 'Distillations', Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata

'Timeless Vision: Contemporary Art from the Herwitz Collection', Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI

New Works, The Fine Art Resource, Berlin

1998 'Ruminations', Apollo Apparao Galleries, Mumbai

'The Window', Mumbai

1997 'Indian Painters Having Lives in France', Alliance Francaise, Pondicherry

'The Indian Beast', Apparao Galleries, Chennai

'Inaugural Exhibition', Art Indus, New Delhi

'Tribute to Mother Teressa', Art Indus, New Delhi

'The Keehn Collection: Important Paintings of Post Independence India', Bose Pacia, New York

'Colors of Independence', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1996 'Contemporary Indian Paintings: The Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection, Part II, Sotheby's Auction, New York

'Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings: One Hundred Years', Sotheby's Auction, London

1995 'River of Art', Art Today, New Delhi

'Contemporary Indian Paintings: The Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection, Part I, Sotheby's Auction, New York

'Art India Now: Important Contemporary Artists', Bose Pacia, New York

'Mithuna', 91C Jermyn Street, London

1994 Art Today, New Delhi

Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1993 'Reflection and Images', Mumbai

'Wounds', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

1991 'National Exposition of Contemporary Art', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

'Husain, Husain and Husain', Egypt

'Remembering Kali Pundole on its 28th Anniversary', Mumbai

'State of Art', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

'Nine Indian Contemporaries', Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), New Delhi

1988 'Festival of India', Takoka Municipal Museum of Art & Meugro museum of Art, Tokyo

1987 'Indian Drawing Today', Mumbai

1986 'Indian Art Tomorrow', The Phillips Collections, Washington D.C

Contemporary Indian Art, Grey Art Gallery, New York

1985-86 'Festival of India', Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, New York University, New York

'Indian Art Today: 4 Artists', Washington D.C, USA

'Contemporary Art in India', Worcester, USA

1985 100 Jahre Indische Malerei, Altes Museum, Berlin

'Six Indian Painters', Tate Gallery, London

1982 Indische Kunst Heute, Kunsthalle Darmstadt

'Contemporary Indian Art', Festival of India, Royal Academy of Arts, London

'Six Indian Painters', London

'Contemporary Indian Art', London

'India: Myth and Reality', Aspects of Modern Indian Art, Oxford, UK

'Modern Indian Paintings', Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC.

Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1973 Gallery Chanakya, New Delhi

1972 'A Painter Makes a Film', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai

1970 'Art Today II', Ashoka Gallery, Kolkata and Shridharni Gallery, New Delhi

1969 'Art Today I', New Delhi

1968 Ahmedabad

1967 '25 Years of Paintings seen in Bombay', Mumbai

1966 Commonwealth Art Exhibition, London

'Art Now in India', London and Brussels

1964 'Indian Paintings Now', London

1962 Asoka Art Gallery, Kolkata

1961 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1958 'Eight Painters', International Culture Centre, New Delhi

1951 Salon de Mai, France

1950 Calcutta Group - Progressive Art Group, Joint Show, Kolkata

1950 Bombay Art Society's Salon, Mumbai

1949 Mumbai

1948-56 Group Exhibitions with Progressive Art Group

 

PARTICIPATIONS

2011 'Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980), Indigo Blue Art, Singapore

2011 'Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern & Contemporary Indian Art', from the Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin at Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta

2011 'Manifestations V', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

2011 'Roots in the Air, Branches Below: Modern & Contemporary Art from India', San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose

2011 'Time Unfolded', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi

2011 'Celebrations 2011′, Kumar Gallery, New Delhi

2010 'Evolve: 10th Anniversary Show', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

2010 'Art Dubai 2010′, presented by Aicon Gallery, New York

2010 'Manifestations IV', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

2010 'Roots', 25th Anniversary Exhibition of Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai at The Park, Chennai

2010 'Celebration 2010′, Annual Exhibition, Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi

2009 'Armory Show', New York presented by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2008-09 'Modern India', organized by Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) & Casa Asia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture at Valencia, Spain

2008-09,10 'Indian Highway', a Traveling Exhibition presented in Collaboration with Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo at Serpentine Gallery, London; Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (HEART), Herning, Denmark

2008-09 'Paz Mandala', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2008 'Moderns', Royal Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan, organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in collaboration with Embassy of India, Jordan

2008 'Harvest 2008′, organized by Arushi Arts at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi

2007-08 'From Everyday To The Imagined: Modern Indian Art', Singapore Art Museum, Singapore & at Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

2001 'Jubilant Gold: 50 Years of Artists' Centre, Artists' Centre, Mumbai

1987 'Festival of India', Russia

1987 'Coups de Couer', Halle de I'lle, Geneva

1985-86 Bharat Bhavan Biennale, Bhopal

1971 Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

1959 Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

1959 Tokyo Biennale, Japan

1955 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1955 Venice Biennale, Italy

1953 Venice Biennale, Italy

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2007 Raja Ravi Varma Award, Government of Kerala

2007 Honorary Doctorates, Benaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

2007 Honorary Doctorates, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi

2007 Honorary Doctorates, Mysore University

2004 Lalit Kala Ratna, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1997 Aditya Vikram Birla 'Kalashikkar' Award for Lifetime Achievement

1989 Padma Vibhushan, Government of India

1973 Padma Bhushan, Government of India

1968 National Award for Best Experimental Film 'Through the Eyes of a Painter', India

1967 Won the Golden Bear for his film 'Through the Eyes of a Painter', International Berlin Film Festival and purchased by Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York

1959 International Biennale Award, Tokyo

1955 Awarded Padmashree, Government of India.

1955 First Prize at the National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1947 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai