Dhaka Gallery, a fresh establishment of Delvistaa Foundation at Banani, Dhaka, set sail its journey through inaugurating a month long group art exhibition titled Prologue 01 on July 13.
The exhibition is showcasing 48 works by 26 contemporary artists of Bangladesh. The participating artists includes Abdul Mannan, Abdus Shakoor Shah, Abul Barq Alvi, Ahmed Shamsuddoha, Anisuzzaman Anis, Farida Zaman, Hamiduzzaman Khan, Jamal Ahmed, Kalidas Karmakar, Kanak Chanpa Chakma, Mahmudul Haque, Md Eunus, Md. Muniruzzaman, Mohammad Iqbal, Monirul Islam, Murtaza Baseer, Mostafizul Haque, Mustapha Khalid Palash, Nisar Hossain, Rafiqun Nabi, Ranjit Das, Rokeya Sultana, Samarjit Roy Choudhury, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Sheikh Afzal Hossain and Shishir Bhattacharjee.
Nasrul Hamid MP, the State Minister for the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, inaugurated the show as chief guest while Abul Khair, Chairman, Bengal Foundation, graced the event as guest of honour.
To commemorate the first exhibition, a book edited by Mustapha Khalid Palash was published and launched on the day. The book features the synoptic biographies, portraits of all the 26 artists, along with art criticism by eminent art critics and the plates of the paintings displayed in the exhibition.
Despite so many hindrances and pretending the unseen obstacles, Delvistaa Foundation proudly announced the launch of ‘Dhaka Gallery’ though this group exhibition for the visual artists. The gallery will meet the craving demand of the discerning art lovers, collectors, audiences and artists, who were looking for an art gallery in this part of the capital.