Gallery Cosmos' ode to Bangladeshi scenic beauty
A fifteen-day long group art exhibition titled 'Mrinmoy Bangla' was inaugurated at Gallery Cosmos in Dhaka on September 7. Artworks by four promising artists Juton Chandra Roy, Sumon Kumar Sarkar, Mohammad Kamruzzoha and Manik Banik are showcased at the exhibition. Renowned artist Panpimon Suwannapongse, also the Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh inaugurated the exhibition as the chief guest, while eminent artist Kalidas Karmakar was present as the guest of honour. Enayetullah Khan, Chairman of Gallery Cosmos and Tehmina Enayet, Director of Gallery Cosmos attended the inaugural ceremony.
The featured artists have depicted the fresh and everlasting green nature of Bangladesh with water colours. Roy explored nostalgia in the midst of old Dhaka while Kamruzzoha depicted the distinctive beauty of idyllic Bangladesh in his works. He made his creation on the eventful dawn and indolent dusk of the village life. Banik weaved the stories of rural Bangladesh in his pieces. Meanwhile, Sarkar's artworks focused on the depiction of the indigenous Santal village of the northern part of Bangladesh and the people's agro-centric activities. The exhibition, open daily from 12 noon to 8pm, will run until September 21.