Solo show explores human emotions, beauty of nature

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:05, Aug 12,2017

 
 

An artwork on display at the exhibition.

Up and coming artist Syed Nazmus Sakib explores human emotions, people and nature in his solo show underway at the EMK Center in capital’s Dhanmondi.
The exhibition titled ‘Looking for heaven’, also Sakib’s first solo exhibition, features around 23 pen and ink drawings by the artist.
The displayed works are strikingly realistic. The works in fine detail depicts cloudy sky, ripples and shadows on water, leaves and branches of trees, mossy walls and broken windows of ancient buildings, human faces with wrinkles, grey hair and more.
A drawing titled ‘Looking for Heaven’ is on display at the exhibition. The work shows partial face of a very old man. Though the rest of his face is not visible, viewers can easily realise that the face belongs to person suffering from depression.
Another displayed work titled ‘Hidden Information’ portrays the complex modern life, where people’s right to information is often violated. The drawing shows scattered newspapers - some of the papers are intact, while the rest have been squeezed.
The artist has depicted scenic beauty of nature in number of his displayed works. The displayed drawing titled ‘Rangamati’ shows a lake and small wooden houses on the bank of the lake. The work also shows trees, hills and everything else that nature has to offer in Rangamati.
The exhibition which, commenced on August 5, will remain open for all form 11m to 8om till august 24.  

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