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.

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.

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.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

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.

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 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.

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 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

‘Bored' security guard draws eyes on $1m Russian painting

A security guard’s ‘boredom’ on his first day at the office turned costly for a Russian art gallery after he allegedly drew eyes on a faceless figure painting worth $1 million. 

December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021

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.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

Edge Gallery’s ‘Jolokabbo 4: Musings in Watercolour’ opens tomorrow

As another winter approaches, Edge Gallery is set to host “Jolokabbo 4: Musings in Watercolour”,  a group exhibition featuring 78 artworks by 39 artists, where visitors can immerse themselves in the painters’ masterly brushstrokes as memories, landscapes, and riverine ways are brought to life through their work.

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Solo exhibition ‘Temperament of Time’ concludes

Noted artist Syed Golam Dastagir’s first solo exhibition “Temperament of Time” came to a close yesterday at Gallery Shilpangan. The event was inaugurated on 22nd October by eminent educationist Dr Syed Manzoorul Islam.