Zahangir Alom

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

When objects speak

‘Objects in Conversation’ is the first design exhibition in Bangladesh, highlighting the cultural consequence of furniture as design objects.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

‘Art has the power to establish world peace’

Renowned British-Bangladeshi art patron Nadia Samdani has been bestowed with the title of the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), in Queen Elizabeth II’s 2022 Birthday Honours List.

November 7, 2020
November 7, 2020

‘Art Against Corona’ underway at Shilpakala

A month-long art exhibition, titled Art Against Corona, is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). A K Abdul Momen, Honourable Minister for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, inaugurated the exhibition as the chief guest at the National Gallery Auditorium of the academy on October 27.

October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020

Duet exhibition ‘Thought 2’ underway at Shilpangan Gallery

Thought 2, a duet art exhibition is underway at Shilpangan Gallery in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The exhibition, consisting of the plurality of artistic thoughts, is led by the artist couple A H Dhali Tomal and Farzana Rahman Bobby. This is their first collaborative exhibition.

October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020

Baseer: An Eloquent Mind underway at Bengal Shilpalay

An exclusive exhibition, titled ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ is now underway at Quamrul Hassan Exhibition Gallery (Second Floor) of Bengal Shilpalay, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Organised by Bengal Foundation, the exhibition, featuring nearly 70-year works of Bangladesh’s pioneering painter Murtaja Baseer, was opened on October 12.

August 29, 2020
August 29, 2020

“Both pets and stray animals deserve to co-exist with human beings” - Kanak Chanpa Chakma

Born in Rangamati, renowned artist Kanak Chanpa Chakma grew up among people from different cultural and religious backgrounds.

August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020

“Murtaja Baseer’s passing is the end of an era” – Abul Monsur

Eminent artist Professor Abul Monsur, who was Murtaja Baseer’s colleague at Chittagong University, evaluated the creative legacy of the pioneering art maestro in a recent conversation with The Daily Star.

August 16, 2020
August 16, 2020

The passing of a pioneer

August 17 would have been eminent artist, poet, litterateur, Language Movement veteran and versatile genius Murtaja Baseer’s 89th birthday.

July 11, 2020
July 11, 2020

“He was a truly humble man” - Hanif Sanket on Andrew Kishore

Hanif Sanket remembers eminent singer Andrew Kishore as a humble person, who never acted like the superstar that he was.

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

Golden voice goes silent

Eminent playback singer Andrew Kishore, who had been battling cancer for months, passed away at his hometown Rajshahi at 7:00pm yesterday, confirmed his brother-in-law, Dr Patrick Bipul Biswas.