M. F. Husain Quiz: Indian Artist

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M. F. Husain Quiz: Indian Artist

Maqbool Fida Husain died in 2011 after being born in 1915. He was an Indian painter specializing in large, brightly colored narrative paintings in a Cubist style. He was one of India's most well-known and internationally recognized artists in the twentieth century. He was a member of the Bombay Progressive Artists' Group. Through the Eyes of a Painter won him the National Film Award for Best Experimental Film in 1967. In 2004, he directed Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities, a film he co-wrote with his artist son Owais Husain and premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival's Marché du Film section. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of M. F. Husain.

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When was M. F. Husain born?
Which of the following awards did M. F. Husain receive during his life?
When did M. F. Husain was commissioned to create 32 large-scale paintings of Indian history?
M. F. Husain was one of the founding members of ____________
The "new" India inspired M. F. Husain after the partition of ________
When did M. F. Husain receive the National Film Award for Best Experimental Film for Through the Eyes of a Painter?
At what age did the government of Kerala give M. F. Husain the prestigious Raja Ravi Varma award?
When was M. F. Husain charged with "hurting sentiments of people" because of his nude portraits of Hindu gods and goddesses?
When did the Jordanian Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre name M. F. Husain as one of the 500 most influential Muslims?
When did M. F. Husain receive the Padma Shri award?