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Rare self-portraits by M F Husain on display in Dubai

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An exhibition containing 25 rare self-portraits by M F Husain displayed in Dubai on this 100th birthday

MF HussainDubai: An exhibition containing 25 rare self-portraits by M F Husain, in commemoration of his birth centenary, has been put on display here.

Husain, who died in 2011, spent a number of years in the city, is being honoured with the exhibition titled ‘Maqbool’, to mark his 100th birthday. The exhibition, curated by Dadiba Pundole, will run until December 12 at the Sovereign Art Gallery.

Six other art works by Husain are also on display at the same venue. The self-portraits show various stages of his life participating in different activities.

The exhibition also showcases the vast range of mediums that Husain used in his work – pencil sketches, oil paintings on canvas, and several mixed-mediums including the use of Arabic calligraphy.

PTI

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