Our recent visit to Bengal Shilpalay on the closing day of “Bangladesher Lokoshilpo: Chitrito Mritshilpo” took both my mother and me back to our cherished childhood.
The “Urban Construction” series portrayed the components of cityscapes in the most minimalistic forms. “Spiritual Journey” illustrates silhouettes of a person in different poses, while “Portraying a Farmer Life” depicts the importance of farmers in our economy.
From children’s books to internationally applauded films, from lyrical ballads to Netflix series, wherever we put our senses, they are filled with the legacy of the “Bard of Bengal”, Rabindranath Tagore. Do we ever ask ourselves what we would do without him? Do we wonder how the entire culture of the Indian subcontinent is wrapped around his existence?
The inauguration of “Maya” took place at Bengal Shilpalay on July 22.
With the aim of reminiscing the Mymensingh Art Fest, an art exhibition was organised in collaboration with the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka (DU), at the Zainul Gallery at DU on July 17, 2023.
Something people often fail to notice is the woman’s hand wrapping the man is a lot like a halo as if the entire idea of romantic love is something holy and angelic.
The question we ask ourselves forever is –how do we evaluate art? Very often, our prejudice makes us assess an artwork depending on an artist’s experience, age, gender, or simply grandeur.