Art

The making of Kuhu Art III: A celebration of colour, life and Dhaka

On 17 November, Kuhu Plamondon hosted her 3rd art exhibition at the Bay Edgewater Gallery, Gulshan Dhaka. Finding inspiration from the simplest of things, Kuhu’s art collection this time was a sheer reflection of her thoughts. Sponsored by City Bank Limited, Mercedes Benz, and Bay Developments Ltd, the event exhibited some of the mesmerising arts of Kuhu Plamondo.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Andy Warhol & Truman Capote talk out their anxieties

Andy Warhol suggested they tape their conversations on his Sony Walkman, to which Truman Capote agrees.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

The making of Kuhu Art III: A celebration of colour, life and Dhaka

On 17 November, Kuhu Plamondon hosted her 3rd art exhibition at the Bay Edgewater Gallery, Gulshan Dhaka. Finding inspiration from the simplest of things, Kuhu’s art collection this time was a sheer reflection of her thoughts. Sponsored by City Bank Limited, Mercedes Benz, and Bay Developments Ltd, the event exhibited some of the mesmerising arts of Kuhu Plamondo.

October 28, 2022
October 28, 2022

Ink for days: How Inktober is its own medium of storytelling

Pictures are really the most basic form of story-telling, aren’t they? I imagine our ancestors sat around fires doing shadow theatre. They painted on cave walls long before writing came along.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022
August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Thank God It’s Friday

If you want to do something other than have an outing at yet another restaurant, have a look at these upcoming events, and make plans to have an even better time.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

AI-generated imagery: Democratising art or demolishing aspirations?

What we know about creativity and AI has changed by leaps and bounds.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

SutarKabbo — Weaving dreams into reality

Bangladeshi weavers and artisans are a powerhouse of talent and creativity. Although especially known for their Nakshi Kantha needlework, they excel at most other traditional, artistic forms of stitching as well. Four old friends, Shirajum Munira, Fardous Ahmed, Rahmatul Alam and Nusrat Jahan, recognised the strength in this ancient heritage and instantly knew what they had to do, to lend due recognition and visibility to artisans and their work. They decided to form SutarKabbo, an establishment where rural craftswomen would be trained to create quality handicrafts and sustain their livelihoods through their skills.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Making a living through art in Bangladesh

There is no denying that artists are here to stay. Moreover, it is now easier to get your work out to a larger audience.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

The unnecessary glorification of the tortured artist

At the end of the day, art that spreads joy is not lesser than the one sharing their hardships.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Appreciating art on a budget

For those living on a budget yet wanting to consume and support the art, there are multiple other ways to do so.