Saturday, June 15, 2024

Art show explores influence of folklore

Artists Afzalur Rahim and Samina Nafies are displaying their experimental artworks at an exhibition at the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro art gallery in Dhaka. The exhibition, simply titled Exhibition, is a tribute to folk art and features works including paintings, terracotta pieces, hand-woven textiles and an installation – all inspired by folklore and motifs. Samina Nafies ... Read more

Mother, son explore nature through art

The mother and son artist-duo have adored nature in their artworks using different mediums—the mother Ferdousy Priyabhashini upholds nature through sculptures and installations while her son Karu Titas depicts nature in abstract and semi-abstract paintings. Priyabhashini has dealt with nature through the use of branches, trunks and roots of dead trees; bamboo; soil and

Shahriar recreates nature’s splendour

Nature has been recreated with all its beauty and magnificence in artworks by artist SM Shahriar for his solo exhibition titled Worship of Nature. The ongoing 10-day exhibition at Dhaka Art Center in Dhanmondi features 35 oil paintings portraying eye soothing landscapes, beautiful women, whimsical birds, vividly green forests and life of the commoners in ... Read more

UODA students depict nature in paintings

A group art exhibition, titled Observation of Nature and Study, was inaugurated on Thursday at Drik Gallery, Dhanmondi. Department of Fine Arts, University of Development Alternative (UODA) has organised the exhibition featuring artworks by 28 artists. The theme of the exhibition is nature and its diversity. In a recently held workshop,

Deforestation featured through installation

The ongoing six-day art exhibition, organised by Britto Art Trust, generates awareness on the impact of deforestation in the country through installations by 18 artists and a photographer. The exhibition is an outcome of a four-day workshop, which was held in Dohar under Dhaka district in which 15 local and two Dutch artists participated. Nature photographer ... Read more

Safiuddin Ahmed retrospective at Bengal Gallery

Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts in Dhanmondi has organised a special solo art exhibition titled “Tribute to Great Master Safiuddin Ahmed”, featuring works of the recently deceased artist Safiuddin Ahmed. Begum Jahanara Abedin (widow of Zainul Abedin) inaugurated the exhibition on June 5 as chief guest. Painter Qayyum Chowdhury; educationist Borhanuddin Khan Jahangir; writer

Group exhibition features women artists

Women artists of the country have exhibited their spirit of womanhood, enlightenment, enthusiasm and creativity through an ongoing group exhibition at Bay’s Galleria, Radius Centre in Gulshan. Thirteen celebrated artists like Farida Zaman, Naima Haque, Kanak Chanpa Chakma, Nasreen Begum, Bipasha Hayat and are displaying 23 artworks at the exhibition titled ‘Illuminating

Shako presents group art exhibition at DAC

Different aspects of women issues have been displayed through artworks at a nine-day art exhibition which is now going on at Dhaka Art Center in Dhanmondi in the city. Organised by Shako, an association of women artists of Bangladesh, the group exhibition titled ‘Celebration’ marks the 100th years of International Woman’s Day. Various aspects of ... Read more