kara walker and Maqbool fida Husain

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Kara Walker and Maqbool Fida Husain Kara Walker and Maqbool Fida Husain are two important figures in the history of art. Kara Walker was born on November 26, 1969. She is a contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. “She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes.” Maqbool Fida Husain was born in 1915, popularly known as M F Husain, is one of India's best known artists. “He is more popularly known for his devotion to the Bollywood Diva Madhuri Dixit.” Kara Walker received a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 1991 and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1994. In recent works like “Darkytown Rebellion” in 2000, the artist uses overhead projectors to throw colored light onto the ceiling, walls, and floor of the exhibition space. When the viewer walks into the installation, his or her body casts a shadow onto the walls where it mingles with Walker’s black-paper figures and landscapes. Husain comes from a Muslim Indian family. Husain first became well-known as an artist in the late 1940s. In 1947, he joined the Progressive Artists' Group, founded by Francis Newton Souza. This was a clique of young artists who wished to break with the nationalist traditions established by the Bengal school of art and to encourage an Indian avant-garde, engaged at an international level. In 1967, he made his first film, “Through the Eyes of a Painter”. It was shown at the Berlin Film Festival and won a Golden Bear. Husain went on to become the highest paid painter in India. His single canvases have fetched up to $2 million at a recent Christie's auction. I found in a newspaper that “India's most controversial and most loved M. F. Husain is one of the few artists who enjoy multifarious range of occupations interests and passions. His
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