Man disguised as old woman throws cake at Mona Lisa

A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum and shouted at people to think of planet Earth.

Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, Tanzim Wahab appointed curators of Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024

Renowned photographers Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, and Tanzim Wahab have been named curators of the Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024.

Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe painting sells for $195 mn in auction

Andy Warhol’s “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” sold for a cool $195 million on Monday, making the iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction.

World’s Best New Building: Bangladesh’s rainwater-harvesting hospital wins UK award

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced Friendship Hospital project -- designed by architect Kashef Chowdhury, director of Bangladeshi architecture firm Urbana -- the winner of the 2021 International Prize for the World’s Best New Building.

Country’s first art school building faces extinction

The Maheshwarpasha Art School was established in 1904 by artist Shashibhushan Pal, the first of its kind for the East Bengal region.

Solo exhibition ‘Naree Shutro' underway at EMK Center

Jinnatun Jannat’s solo exhibition, ''Naree Shutro'', is currently underway at EMK Center, Dhanmondi. This exhibition is a part of the global campaign, ''16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence''. The campaign further included a series of virtual discussions, other exhibitions, awareness-raising workshops, and a cultural programme.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Man disguised as old woman throws cake at Mona Lisa

A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum and shouted at people to think of planet Earth.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, Tanzim Wahab appointed curators of Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024

Renowned photographers Shahidul Alam, Munem Wasif, and Tanzim Wahab have been named curators of the Bienniale für aktuelle Fotografie 2024.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe painting sells for $195 mn in auction

Andy Warhol’s “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” sold for a cool $195 million on Monday, making the iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction.

April 1, 2022
April 1, 2022

Bangladeshi nature photographer Firoz wins UK’s RHS Award

Asker Ibne Firoz, a passionate nature and lifestyle photographer has won UK’s 5th edition of the “Royal Horticulture Society (RHS) Photographic Competition 2022” award in the creative category.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022

Moududul Alam’s exhibition ‘Hridoye Amar Bangladesh’ underway

In celebration of the Independence Day of Bangladesh, renowned photographer Moududul Alam’s exhibition, “Hridoye Amar Bangladesh” is currently underway at Safiuddin Shilpalay, Dhanmondi.  Moududul Alam is also the founder of Chattogram Photographic Society.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Rainbow Paints announces winners of ‘Rong a Tomar Bijoy’

Rainbow Paints, a popular paint brand of RFL Group, honoured the winners of the art competition, “Rainbow Rong a Tomar Bijoy”. R N Paul, Managing Director of RFL Group, handed over the prizes to the nine winners at a restaurant in the capital's Badda area on Saturday.

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

Kazi Rakib’s ‘Fragile Moments’ underway at Galleri Kaya

Showcasing despair, the blossoming of nature, and the struggle of being locked down inside your own house, New York-based Bangladeshi artist Kazi Rakib's solo exhibition “Fragile Moments”, organised by Galleri Kaya, was inaugurated in the capital yesterday.

February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022

Largest scroll painting of Father of the Nation displayed at National Museum

Commemorating the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration, advertisement agency Mattra organised the event, ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Mohajibon Path’, featuring the largest scroll painting of the Father of the Nation, by noted artist Shahjahan Ahmed Bikash.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Five-day exhibition of archeological artifacts begins at Bagerhat

An exhibition of archeological finds from the excavation of the residence of the famous Muslim ruler Ulugh Khanjahan began in Sundarghona area of Bagerhat Sadar Upazila on Friday. Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Azizur Rahman inaugurated the five-day exhibition at residence area of Khanjahan.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Star photojournalist Amran Hossain receives Bangladesh Press Photo Award

Amran Hossain, The Daily Star's senior staff photographer, has received Bangladesh Press Photo Award -- in the Picture of the Year 2021 category -- today.