Van Gogh's self portrait found underneath one of his paintings Art

A previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh has been discovered behind another of the artist’s paintings, the National Galleries of Scotland said Thursday.

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.

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.

Art exhibition featuring 9 female artists underway at Gallery-Q

An exhibition by nine female artists of the initiative, Colours, is currently underway at Gallery-Q, Banani. This is the seventh exhibition of Colours, and the artists have crafted each piece with dedication.

EMK Center’s virtual exhibition ‘Magical Fantasy’ underway

EMK Center’s virtual exhibition “Magical Fantasy” features the works of three young and promising visual artists, Rasel Kanti Das, Md Joynal Abedeen Azad, and Mohameed Mujahidul Sarker.

Solo exhibition ‘My Country’ is an ode to Bangladesh

Prominent artist Shohag Parvez’s eighth solo exhibition, “My Country” is currently underway at Galleri Kaya in Uttara.

‘Bangladesh Art Week’ hosts three events in Dubai

Bangladesh Art Week (BAW) launched three distinct yet correlated exhibitions, “Connection”, “I•D•E•N•T•I•T•Y WHO ARE YOU....TODAY?”, and “Undefined Territory” in Dubai, which will be on display till November in Dubai.

Malay Bala shares his ambitions, artistic philosophy

Renowned artist Malay Bala won the hearts of avid art lovers with his acclaimed series, “The Reunion of Shakuntala” inspired by the Sanskrit classic “Abhigyan Shakuntalam,” written by Kalidas.

Mong Mong Sho’s tribute to the fishermen

Mong Mong Sho’s exhibition, “Songs of Fishermen” is currently taking place at EMK Center in Dhaka. A painter from Maheshkhali, Cox's Bazar, Mong works with oil paints and watercolours. In 2010, he got into the University of Chittagong, and after two years, he received the Yunnan Provincial Scholarship to study oil painting at the Fine Art Faculty of Yunnan Arts University in Kunming, China. He completed his Bachelor’s in oil painting in 2016 and Master’s in watercolour in 2019. He now teaches at the same university.

Rokeya Sultana’s exhibition to open in India and Dhaka

Award-winning Bangladeshi printmaker and painter Rokeya Sultana is ready to launch her monograph and exhibition in both India and Dhaka.

Solo exhibition ‘Matir Manush’ provides vivid look into simple lives

EMK Center's virtual solo exhibition, "Matir Manush" features works of young artist Md Rasel Rana. The 41 artworks on display present the tradition, culture, celebrations, and everyday lives of Bengalis in a whimsical way.

Gallery-Q showcases female artists

Gallery-Q is hosting the seventh exhibition of the female artists’ collective “Colours” at the capital’s Banani, featuring 86 pieces from nine artists.

Behind Tejosh Halder Josh’s powerful sculptures

Tejosh Halder Josh is a skilled sculptor from Gopalganj, Bangladesh. Born in 1982, he had an affinity towards sculpting since childhood. It first grew in the second grade, when he was asked to create a structure out of mud. Sculpting amuses him, as he finds power in being able to physically touch his art. Tejosh is also drawn towards the materials used in his art, due to their unique properties. 

Birthdays of two art maestros

Today would have marked the 90th birthday of eminent artist and Language Movement veteran Murtaja Baseer, who passed away last year. The artist, who revolutionised modern art in Bangladesh in his glorious six-decade career, had also made a remarkable mark as a poet, litterateur, novelist, numismatist, researcher, and filmmaker.

Remembering Murtaja Baseer

Today marks the first death anniversary of eminent artist Murtaja Baseer. The art maestro sealed his name in the history of modern art of Bangladesh with his multifarious talents and an extraordinary ability to see even the simplest things from a bird eye’s view.

Painting stories from the hills

Jayatu Chakma from Rangamati portrays the struggles, insecurities, and uniqueness of the Jumma people through his art. His fascination towards art traces back to his childhood, as he started drawing as an extracurricular activity, and slowly fell in love with it.