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  • A grand display of Bangladeshi art

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith inaugurated the 22nd National Art Exhibition 2017, organised by BSA on Wednesday, July 26.

  • Lost in the beauty of nature

    A group of young artists organised an art camp at Birishiri of Netrakona's Durgapur upazila recently. The four-day art camp was organised by Jol Abeg, a Mymensingh-based organisation of young painters.

  • “LOVING VINCENT” gets standing ovation at Annecy

    Annecy has been “Loving Vincent”. The animated Van Gogh biopic's world premiere on Tuesday at France's Annecy Festival of the independent animated feature received a 10-minute-plus standing ovation which lasted throughout the final credit sequence and beyond.

  • Anisul Hoque picks up the paintbrush

    Anisul Hoque is popularly known as a screenwriter, novelist, dramatist and journalist. He has now acquired a new avatar. The poet has turned a painter-- a talent that goes back to his childhood.

  • The invincible spirit never dies

    Death is the harsh reality of life one cannot evade. Eminent sculptor Syed Abdullah Khalid, best known for the iconic Aparajeyo Bangla, passed away at around 11:30pm on May 20 at the ICU of BIRDEM hospital.

  • Mona Lisa

    Mona Lisa's smile decoded: Science says she's happy

    The subject of centuries of scrutiny and debate, Mona Lisa's famous smile is routinely described as ambiguous. But is it really that hard to read?

  • Drawing inspiration from the Liberation War

    RA Mahmud Selim is a prominent cultural personality, organiser and singer. This year he has been named along with 16 other eminent personalities as the recipient for the Ekushey Padak 2017.

  • Dhaka Int'l Live Art Biennale sets off today

    Back ART, one of the most active young artists' groups and artist-run organisations is organising the country's first performance-based international live art exhibition titled “Dhaka Live Art Biennale” (DLAB).

  • A love affair with nature

    The idyllic landscape of Bangladesh has given birth to many artists, singers and poets. An artist's creation deeply resonate with the images shaped by childhood memories in their mind's eye. Mokhlesur Rahman is such an artist who brilliantly depicts the unparalleled beauty of Bengal.

  • Artists should have a solemn liability for society - Rafiqun Nabi

    Eminent artist Professor Rafiqun Nabi was the Chairman of Jury Board of the recently-concluded 17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh. In an interview with this correspondent following the three-day International Art Camp, the revered artist shared many aspects of art and the prestigious Asian Art Biennale.