Art

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.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

Illustrating Begum Rokeya's ‘Sultana’s Dream’: Interview with Pakistani artist Shehzil Malik

A designer and illustrator whose work focuses on human rights, feminism, and South Asian identity, Pakistani artist Shehzil Malik has just created an artwork based on Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's novella Sultana's Dream (1905).

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

‘Wendy, Master of Art’: The life of the artist in graduate school

No one said earning a Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) would be easy. After all, art is anything but a linear process of creation. It zigzags through tumultuous periods of unease, delicate uncertainties, and perpetual anxieties, along with quite a mouthful of self-induced negativity.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

The art business amidst COVID-19

Freelancers, creative marketplaces, and galleries have experienced positive and negative impacts while in some cases, the situation has inspired creative endeavours.

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

A Beginner’s Guide to Nail Art

Top tips to nailing... nail art.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Her zeal for arts defined her life

Tonu had an artiste within her, which she was well aware of and so wanted dearly to flourish.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

[WATCH NOW] Novera’s exhibition begins at National Museum

Renowned sculptor Novera Ahmed’s first posthumous solo exhibition begins at the Bangladesh National Museum in Dhaka.