Ila Pal
English   |   Bangla

A self-taught painter, Ila studied briefly at JJ School of Arts and worked with MF Husain before she had her first one-man show in 1962. She has had numerous solo shows since, in places such as Pundole Art Gallery, Chemoulds Art Gallery, Washington Art Association, Connecticut, USA, Clarksville Galleries, New York, Jehangir Art Gallery, Vadehera Art Gallery, besides participating in many prestigious group shows. She is a recipient of a Silver Medal and a Diploma at the International Exhibition of Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art, Paris. Many charitable organizations and auction houses including Sotheby’s have auctioned her works.


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Why didn't MF Husain paint Allah the way he painted Saraswati?

[Book excerpt] The man who was written about the most was the least understood.