Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin | The Daily Star
  • Zainul Abedin Birthday

    Birthday felicitations to Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin

    Today marks the 104th birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, the founding father of Bangladeshi art and art education. Born in Mymensingh, Abedin grew up in the serene landscape by the river Brahmaputra. In 1933, he enrolled at Calcutta Government Art School, and later taught at the institute. He was an influential member of the Calcutta Group of progressive artists.

  • Death anniversary of Shilpacharya

    The country today observes the 42nd death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. Born in Mymensingh, Abedin took great influence from the scenic banks of the Brahmaputra River throughout his career. He was a post-auratic painter.