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Maqbool Fida Husain Quotes

Quotes by Maqbool Fida Husain - (6 quotes)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Commerce category:

-on a series of 20 paintings which he refused to sell separately...
It was like a novel with so many chapters... At first there were no takers. But the paintings weren't bad, and I sold them. (Maqbool Fida Husain)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Criticism category:

Of course, the media came out with such filth... Even my own friends ridiculed me, saying that Bollywood films are just trash. But I said, you just wait. (Maqbool Fida Husain)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Nudes category:

-on critics of his series of paintings of Hindu goddesses...
It was all smoke and fire! And actually very curious, because there are naked goddesses in temples all over India. But no, because I'm a Muslim, that was the point. (Maqbool Fida Husain)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Politics category:

It was purely political... They were using me to get votes, and I was an easy target. 'My grandmother saw his painting and she collapsed'... But now they are out of power. (Maqbool Fida Husain)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Pricing category:

I painted her [Dixit] there in Connaught Square, sitting on the horse. People were hanging off the trees! They had to call the police! I doubled the price of the paintings. (Maqbool Fida Husain)

Maqbool Fida Husain - From the Subject category:

I wanted to use her [Dixit] as a vehicle to take art to the maximum number of people. And the best way to reach people was to paint a superstar. (Maqbool Fida Husain)