Author: M F HusainTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Anjali Raghbeer/Soumya MenonPublisher: TulikaYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 16ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788181466525
In Barefoot Husain, the artist has lost his shoes. Jai offers to help him find them and the two take off on a crazy journey, zooming in and out of paintings, through milestones in M. F. Husain's life. What happens when the always barefoot Husain finally finds and wears his pair of shoes? The fun story takes off from some of the painter's famous works, including his distinctive horses, and ends with an interesting comment on his celebrated free spirit!COMMENT: Leads children into the world and sensibilities of some of India’s best known artists. It is an engaging introduction to art and the artist through story, memoir and biography, as well as a valuable resource for the understanding of art. This is one of a set of four books by Anjali Raghbeer featuring contemporary artists from four different parts of India.--– Amrita Sher-Gil, Jamini Roy, Ravi Varma and Maqbool Fida Husain.