7 artists’ works on display at group show

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 22:01, Mar 18,2017

 
 

Visitors look at artworks on display at Drik Gallery. — Snigdha Zaman

A five-day group art exhibition featuring seven artists’ 85 diverse art works in different mediums including painting, tapestry, photography, digital prints and others is underway at the Drik Gallery in Dhanmoni.
Titled ‘Chameleon’ the exhibition showcases paintings by Arif Ahmed and Mohammad Golam Faruk, paintings on wood boards by Momtaz Shahid, digital prints by Samaun Hasan, tapestry art by Sonali Islam, photographs by Sufia Islam and graphic design art works by Mizanur Rahman.
The show also displays 15 satirical cartoons done by a group of cartoonists from monthly satire magazine Unmad.
The displayed works vary not only in terms of mediums but also in subject matters.
Artist Arif Ahmed uses galaxy as theme for his paintings. The artist depicted Nebula, Black Holes, Worm Holes, the Moon and the Sun in his works displayed at the exhibition.
Momtaz Shahid has painted scenic beauty of rural Bangladesh. Her watercolour paintings, done on wood planks, depict boats, rivers, flowers and more.
Human life and nature are the subjects of photographer Sufia Islam’s works. In one of her photos she has captured a flock of seagulls hovering by the seashore in search of food.
Mohammad Golam Faruque has depicted life in his paintings. In one of his displayed paintings the artist has drawn the face of a crying child.
In her tapestry works Sonali Islam has depicted colourful flowers in vases.
‘Artists of different mediums have displayed their works in a single platform at the exhibition. Such exhibitions help artists to share their knowledge with one another. We will organise more such exhibitions in future,’ Arif Ahmed told New Age.
The exhibition, which began on March 17, will remain open for all from 3pm to 8pm till March 21.

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