Jump to navigation. Husain, who's been called The Picasso of India by Forbes magazine, came to India in looking for a career in art but ended up painting movies posters to earn a livelihood. That's probably one of the most famous stories surrounding the man who always moved around barefoot, famously took a shine to Madhuri Dixit and several other actresses, often painting a series on them, and later left the country as the voices of dissent against his art grew. His paintings of nude Indian gods and goddesses irked radicals and he spent the last few years of his life out of India, and died in London. Nevertheless, he was definitely one of India's most prolific, talented, and famous artists. On his th birth anniversary, here are some of his most controversial paintings. Google also celebrated the deceased artist's th birthday with an abstract doodle with his picture on it. Husain's th birth anniversary, see what made him so controversial Today as we celebrate the legendary artists' th birth anniversary, here is a glimpse into some of his most controversial works.
The edge & the deep...
Another nude portrait, another outcry. We are back to the same old argument about freedom of expression. The artist has gone on the defensive saying that his untitled oil and acrylic painting was not of the Hindu God but just an anthropomorphic image of God. People have a right to disagree with my work but my right to express my views cannot be curtailed.
This is a curious argument in defence of heterodoxy. Back in the 16 th century, the Church found itself up the creek without a canon. Plagued by fifteen hundred years of heresies and heterodoxies, disagreements over the sacraments and the scriptures, not to mention a perfect storm of lusty, busty images in Renaissance religious art, the Catholic Church sat in ecumenical council between and and decided, once and for all, what was IN and what was OUT. Index of Prohibited Books. It took the Church just over years—from the crucifixion of its founder to the Council of Trent—to decide which of its written books and unwritten traditions were truly sacred and which were profane and which were to be banned. In its final session in , the Council laid down the law on sacred images. Krishna with gopis—composite image. India has a long and dismal tradition of showing images of gods and angels, and demons and kings sitting on the buttocks of naked women. It is one of those kinky traditions that has persisted down the ages, at least from the 17 th century CE.
This is funny but if Brahmin continue to gain power like this,after 5 years Brahmins like Mohan Bhagwat,Arun Jaitley,Devendra Fadnavis,Sushma Swaraj,togadia,singhal,sadhvi pragya will issue such law for sure. Brahma is the creator of the universe, Saraswati, who became the wife of her own father, was the daughter of Brahma. The other is that Brahma used to collect his semen in a pot whenever he masturbated fixing his carnal eyes on the celestial beauty Urvasi. Thus,Saraswati had no mother. This daughter or grand-daughter of Brahma is the Hindu goddess of learning. When Brahma saw the beauty of Saraswati he became amorous. Brahma and his daughter Saraswati lived as husband and wife indulging in incest for years.