Group show features diversity, rural Bangladesh

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 20:50, Nov 09,2017

 
 

A painting on display at the exhibition.

A group of 47 seasoned and up and coming artists are showcasing their paintings at a group art exhibition underway at Bangladesh National Museum.
Samokal Shilpygosth, a platform of a artists, has organised the exhibition titled ‘Colours Festive for Rights’ which is featuring 121 art works by celebrated artists including Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, Monirul Islam, Anisur Rahman, Hamiduzzaman Khan, Lakshman Kumar Sutradhar, Farida Zaman, Tajul islam, Abdul Mannan and up and coming artists including Quader Bhuiyan, Farid Hossain Siddiqui, Harun fakir, Monjur Rashid, Ivy Zaman, Nazma Chowdhury and others.
The exhibition is featuring almost 121 colourful paintings of different themes. The artists have depicted diversity, scenic beauty of rural Bangladesh and others in their displayed art works.
Artist Samarjit Roy Chowdhury has portrayed intricate landscape divided by mazes of different colours, shades and shapes in his displayed art works. In one of his paintings the artist has depicted birds, houses, geometrical figures with crisscrossed mazes.
Though artist Hamiduzzaman Khan is well-known as a sculptor, he is also is skilled painter. One of the displayed art works by the artist at the exhibition shows a calm lake at night. The bank of the lake is covered with dense forest. The painting also shows moon in the cloudy sky and its reflection on the lake’s water.
Artist Mahbub Hasan Khan has portrayed scenic beauty of rural Bangladesh in his displayed painting. The art work shows a clam and quite village amid a forest.
Artist Nazir Hossain has showed a tiger dancing and singing as a baul singing in his painting, which is based on traditional Pat Chitra (scroll painting).
The exhibition, which commenced from November 8, will remain for all from 11am to 8pm till November 18.

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