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On living in the suburbs of Dhaka: Kanak Aditya

Kanak Aditya, Director and Chief Creative Officer at Deshal is a true artiste in all senses. Renowned musician, seasoned painter with a professional degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts, DU, involved with Prachyanat since his university days – he knows the ins and outs of the creative world. Star Lifestyle went to visit this creative, in his relaxing den, in the outskirts of Dhaka and discovered the actual secret behind his brilliance.

June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015

Top Indian artist Nek Chand dies

Indian artist Nek Chand who created a famous garden of sculptures in the northern city of Chandigarh has died, aged 90.

May 7, 2015
May 7, 2015

Novera, pioneer of progressiveness in Bangladesh

Pioneer of Bangladesh’s modern sculpture as well as the forerunner of contemporary women emancipation in the country, Novera Ahmed is a name that has worn away in seclusion.

April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015

Art itself is more powerful than the artist-- Monirul Islam

People often say they don't understand what an artist depicts. Internationally-acclaimed artist Monirul Islam says art, aesthetics and

February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015

The highs and lows of being Krishnokoli

Quazi Krishnokoli Islam, aka Krishnokoli is a renowned singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Khulna, her mother inspired her to join the world of music. Trained by Shadhon Ghosh (Rabindra Sangeet) and Basudeb Biswas (classical music), Krishnokoli believes that fame has its positives and negatives.

February 12, 2015
February 12, 2015

Nalini Malani Contemporary art is her forte

Indian artist Nalini Malani has pushed the frontiers of contemporary art. Known for her outspoken feminism, fascination with mythology and history that find resonance in her work, she is equally hailed as one of the pioneers of newer art forms like installations, video art and shadow play.

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