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Exhibition

Bangladeshi painters' exhibition in Japan

Bangladeshi painters' exhibition in Japan

Gloria Japan Bangladesh Friendship Association with International Artist's Satooyano-Kai, Japan have jointly organised two group art exhibitions in Japan featuring the works of 10 Bangladeshi contemporary artists and five Japanese modern artists. The first phase of the exhibition was held at the Symphony Hill Center, Khajuska in Tokyo. The exhibition was inaugurated on...

David's solo sculpture exhibition in Chittagong

David's solo sculpture exhibition in Chittagong

A three-day solo sculpture exhibition of young artist Sharefuas Al Mahmud David, titled “Concrete”, is being held at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin gallery of Chittagong Shilpakala Academy. The ongoing indiscriminate deforestation, environmental pollution in the country, and human relationships featured in the exhibit that closes today A total 22 sculptures namely are on display, where the artist used Rod, sand and concrete to produce the sculptures with unique shape and colours. Through the works, the artist -- a masters' student of the Institute of Fine Arts, Chittagong University (CU) -- looks to express men and women and their thinking and lifestyle, people's acting in their everyday life, image of Bangladesh to the...

Homage to Rashid Choudhury

Homage to Rashid Choudhury

On the occasion of the 82nd birth anniversary of legendary Bangladeshi tapestry artist Rashid Choudhury, Bingshoti, an artists' organisation has organised a four-day special painting exhibition. The exhibition was inaugurated on March 28 at Dhaka art Centre in Dhanmondi. Professor emeritus Anisuzzaman was present as chief guest while artist Abul Barq Alvi, dean,...

Remembering the luminaries

Remembering the luminaries

Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) is showcasing memorabilia of 24 luminaries of the country, in a fortnight-long exhibition at its Nalinikanta Bhattashali Hall, along with reminiscence discussions on March 23, 25, 29 and 31. BNM documented audio/video interviews of 110 such inspiring personalities among them memorabilia of 24 personalities are being exhibited in the...

Champion of the marginalised

Champion of the marginalised

Shahid Kabir is an insightful artist in the Dhaka art milieu who paints passionately with the subjects of downtrodden people, their daily chores and usable items as well neglected segments of our surroundings. His art features particularly the disadvantaged and exploited community. Their destitution and struggles are recurring subjects of his works. He reflects on their sufferings and untold miseries in his works. Kabir attained fame for his series on Lalon and Baul in the 1980s. Later, he concentrated on objects from everyday life. Water vessels, teapots, flower vase and rotten fruits are common subjects in his works. Brick fields, riverscapes, working women also appear in his paintings. The overall...

Clarion call to return to Nature

Clarion call to return to Nature

Samar Mojumder, never ceases to wonder at the beauty of the country side, although he is a long time resident of Dhaka. His oils and acrylics can be seen at the Dhaka Art Centre, at Dhanmondi Rd 7/A. Although he works at Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC), as a designer, he makes a living as a creative artist in a big way. Like Nietzsche, Walt Whitman, Thoreau and Frost, to him contentment and joy remains in going back to the soil of the country. Having learnt art under Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, and sharing a hostel with senior artists, he had a love of art from the outset. Even...

Bangladeshi artists' exhibition

Bangladeshi artists' exhibition

Under the title “Songs of the Land”, the High Commission of Bangladesh in Australia; Australia Bangladesh Cultural Exchange (ABCx); Anandapath, Tangail and Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts are jointly organising a group art exhibition, featuring the works of 10 celebrated Bangladeshi painters. Around 40 artworks will be displayed at the exhibition which will...

Bipad's inspiration from Nature

Bipad's inspiration from Nature

Bipad Bhanjan Sen Karmakar's recent acrylic work of boats and women filling vessels at the river bank is charmed by natural elements of God's creation. This was amply seen in his recent acrylic exhibition at the Alliance Francaise art Gallery at Dhanmondi – the third solo of the artist -- called “Colour of...

Women entrepreneurs demand separate economic zone

Women entrepreneurs demand separate economic zone

Women entrepreneurs yesterday demanded a separate economic zone with adequate power and gas supply to increase their presence in business activities. “A separate economic zone is needed for women to expand businesses on a large scale,” said Samira Zuberi Himika, president of Entrepreneurial Initiatives. All business opportunities for women and value chain entities should be...

Showcasing a staggering art collection at Shilpakala Academy

Showcasing a staggering art collection at Shilpakala Academy

The Fine Arts Department of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised a two-week art exhibition featuring the artworks of masters, renowned and promising artists from the collection of the academy. The exhibition was inaugurated on March 9 at the National Art Gallery of BSA, Segunbagicha in the capital. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam inaugurated the...

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