Thursday, December 7, 2023

Autistic children show creative potential

A group of autistic children are displaying their paintings at a group art exhibition at Drik Gallery, driving home the message that their neurobehavioral disorder is in no way a barrier to their creativity. Ninety children from 10 special schools have joined hands for the show, showcasing 120 pieces under the title of Emerged From ... Read more

Saga of nature illustrated

The bounty and elegance of nature have been presented through paintings by artist Warior Rahman Sami. A total number of 36 paintings, mostly done in watercolour, are on display at the young artist’s debut solo exhibition titled The Great Saga of Nature at the Shilpangan Gallery in Dhanmondi. Eye-soothing natural scenes,

Exchanges between Nature and Mankind

Noted romantic artist Nasreen Begum transports her emotions and experiences through her paintings in an ongoing solo exhibition titled Beyond Human Nature at the Athena Gallery of Fine Arts in Badda. The artist is displaying her recently completed 51 vibrant figurative paintings under a few series eight years

Nazmul experiments with oriental art

The nature with its beauty and grandeur has been captured by Mohammad Nazmul Haque Bappy in his paintings currently displayed at Gallery Chitrak at Dhanmondi. The artist has used oriental art style for his 50 exhibited paintings, most of which depict soothing natural scenes and flowers. A few reveal beauty of women, the great wall ... Read more

Azmeer Hossain’s tranquil recollection

Painting landscape is one thing, and painting mindscape is another. Similarly seeing through the physical eyes is one thing, and seeing through the mind’s eyes is another. Expatriate artist Azmeer Hossain has showcased 59 paintings of the two series- Mindscape and Through the mind’s eye- in his first solo exhibition titled Emotion Recollected in Tranquility

Love is in the air

The beauty love has been highlighted in the ongoing group painting exhibition titled Love is in the Air at the Athena Gallery in Badda. Thirteen couple artists of the country have depicted the beauty of love in the displayed 93 artworks done in various mediums including watercolour, oil, acrylic, wood, metal and mixed media in ... Read more

Stories in Silk

Inspired by the paintings of noted Bangladeshi expatriate artist Shahabuddin Ahmed, three Chinese painters have created a number of hand embroidered silk needle painting. Under the title “Silk Story”, the exhibition opens today at Gallery Chitrak in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Shahabuddin Ahmed will inaugurate the exhibition as chief guest. Needle painting is also

Bipasha Hayat’s solo painting exhibition begins today

Popular TV actress Bipasha Hayat’s 10-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘The Journey Within’ will begin today at the Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Bipasha’s father noted TV actor and director Abul Hayat will inaugurate the exhibition as chief guest, while renowned artist Rafiqun Nabi and art critic Dr Syed Manzoorul ... Read more

Photo, painting exhibition at RU marking World Indigenous Day

Students of Rajshahi University (RU), representing the ethnic communities, organised a day-long photo and painting exhibition on the campus to mark World Indigenous Day on August 9. Adibashi Students Association of Rajshahi University (ASARU), a body of ethnic minority students of the plane land, organised the exhibition at the university central library premises

Harmony of Nature

Solo painting exhibition at Gallery Impressions A solo painting exhibition featuring artworks by talented artist Abu Kalam Shamsuddin was inaugurated at Gallery Impressions, Gulshan, in the capital on July 17. The exhibition showcases 16 paintings titled as “Harmony of Nature” (1, 2, 3…16) by the artist. The artist has used mixed media (oil and acrylic). ... Read more

Bengal Tigers, in Indigenous Avatar

Nazir Hossain’s solo exhibition at Bengal Shilpalaya A weeklong solo painting exhibition, titled “Pater Gaan Banglar Bagh”, is on at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhanmondi, in the capital. Director General of Bangla Academy, Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan, inaugurated the exhibition on July 5. The exhibition features 62 works of self-taught artist Nazir Hossain. Craft researcher ... Read more

Drik Gallery exhibits Women in Nature

A weeklong painting exhibition titled ‘Women in Nature’ is going on at the Drik Gallery of Dhanmondi in Dhaka. Exploring various women’s issues, the exhibition is a tribute to the late artist Rawjatun Zannat Champa who died in November 2008 and also to mark International Women’s Day. Three Bangladeshi artists, who are former students of Charukala, ... Read more