June 11, 2011 1:20 AM Subscribe
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M.F. Husain, Indian painter
, passed away
at age 95 in England, on the 9th of June 2011.
Husain had been in self-imposed exile since 2006. His work had caused a great deal of controversy in India. At the height of the controversy, he was taken to court on charges of obscenity, due to his depictions of nude Hindu goddesses (Previously on Metafilter