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  • 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.

  • Panpimon's world of beauty and sunlight

    Like morning sun rays that gleam and cascade down from the sky and brighten up the world, the vibrant colours of artist Panpimon Suwannapongse, the Thai ambassador to Bangladesh, light up our vision, dazzling us and depicting a world of beauty, illuminating the natural world and presenting it to us as never before. -- Ziaul Karim

  • Love for humanity is the prime pillar for an artist

    Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed is a Freedom Fighter. His canvas is full of motion and movement, vigour and liveliness.

  • International Art Camp ends today at KEPZ

    As part of the 17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh (AABB), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in collaboration with Youngone Corporation has organized an international art camp from December 5 to December 7 at the KEPZ, one of the world's most environment-friendly industrial zones.

  • Two Bangladeshi artists exhibit in Myanmar

    A weeklong art exhibition titled “Confluence of Minds and Interplay of Colours–II” was inaugurated recently at Gallery Yangon, Myanmar.

  • Capturing time eternal and space unusual

    Time and space are two important things of the universe. Talented artist Abdul Gaffar Babu has tried to capture the impression of time with making the best use of space in his artworks over the years.

  • “Into the Valley of Beauty” inaugurated at Zainul Gallery

    A duet art exhibition titled “Into the Valley of Beauty” was inaugurated on November 18 at Zainul Gallery-2, Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), University of Dhaka (DU).