A group exhibition creates a platform that encourages the exchange of perspectives between participating painters. Often these exhibitions feature artists who share a common background, whether as seniors/juniors or members of a certain group. The works may be at variance, Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Masks have been used since ancient times for both ceremonial and practical purposes. They are a familiar and vibrant element in many folk and traditional pageants, ceremonies, festivals and rituals, often of prehistoric origin. Mask making continues to be popular Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Adorn Publication has organised a 15-day book fair, titled “Grishher Boi Utshab”, at the Seminar Hall of the Central Public Library, Shahbagh. The fair was recently inaugurated.
Professor Harunuzzaman, Department of English, Independent University; Syed Zakir Hossain, publisher and chief executive Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Titled “Roudra Chhaya”, an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by mother-son duo Ferdousi Priyabhashini and Karu Titas, is on at Bengal Shilpalaya, Dhanmondi in the city.
Priyabhashini is a dedicated sculptor who is committed to wielding a hammer and chisel. Her Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Bengal Cinema Development Forum (Bengal Cholochittro Unnayan Forum) was launched on June 1 at the Bengal Café of Bengal Gallery, Dhanmondi. The forum also unveiled its websitewww.bengalcinema.com. Appreciating the need for positive contribution to the Bangladesh film industry, the forum Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Joler Dhara, an artists’ organisation, recently put together a three-day group art exhibition, featuring the works of promising artists of several art institutions of our country. The exhibition was held at Dhaka Art Centre, Dhanmondi. Accomplished artists Hamiduzzaman Khan, Biren Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Contemplative artist Samiran Chowdhury feels that abstract art, a different way of looking at the world, enables him and the viewer to establish a connection. “In abstract art, the artist uses a visual language of shapes, forms, lines and colours Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Celebrated artist Kanak Chanpa Chakma has long worked on ethnic themes. Her works invariably feature indigenous people and their daily lives. She is keenly inspired by the vivid colours of indigenous attire, the hills, forests, ‘jhum’ cultivation, pristine blue waterfalls, Thursday, May 30th, 2013
On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary of internationally famed Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen, Gorky Sadan in Kolkata was decorated with rare portraits of Mrinal Sen by Bangladeshi photographer Nasir Ali Mamun. The ten-day exhibition ended on May 24. All Thursday, May 30th, 2013