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Bashir Mirza (BM)

Artist: Bashir Mirza Medium: Acrylic on canvas Year: 96 Email: info@unicorngalleryblog.com

Bashir Mirza or BM is one of Pakistan’s most sought after master painters. BM was born in 1941 in Amritsar and went on to join the Mayo School of Art present day NCA. The artist is known for his vibrant colours and numerous art series such as ‘Lonely girls’, ‘Flower girls’, ‘King and Queen’ – these later on went on to break South Asian Art records at international art auction houses. Rarely are BM paintings available. This is from the artist’s famous King series. Call 0092 300 8260580

 

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M F Husain

Artist: M F Husain Size: 20 by 26 inches Email: unicorngallery@gmail.com

M F Husain is India’s most celebrated and internationally renowned painter of all times. Maqbool Fida Husain (born 1915 died 2011) was known as the Picasso of India. A self-taught artist, Husain was a prolific painter known for his various series including: Gaja Gamini, British Raj, depiction of Hindus gods & goddesses, Mother Teresa, Indian Civilization, Islam, Horses etc. Besides being a hugely successful artist M F Husain was also a Film maker and Director; known for ‘Gaja Gamini’ with actress Madhuri Dixit as the lead and ‘Meenaxi: A tale of three cities’ with Tabu. In 1967 Husain received the National Film Award for Best Experimental Film for Through The Eyes of a Painter and a Gold Bear Award for the same movie at the Berlin Film Festival. M F Husain’s paintings have been auctioned for record-breaking amounts at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Saffron.

To inquire about M F Husain’s art call Unicorn Gallery +92 300 8260580