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    Traditional art forms disappearing

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:47pm on June 18, 2018

    Poverty is forcing many artistes, musicians, craftsmen and others in the country to give up long-practised art forms like jatra, jari gaan, putul nach and...

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    Major fire ravages celebrated Glasgow School of Art

    Reuters | Updated at 01:42pm on June 16, 2018

    A major fire has torn through one of Scotland's architectural gems, the Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art, for the second time in...

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    Zainul’s 42nd death anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    The 42nd death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin will be observed today. Different cultural and arts organisations, including Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty which was...

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    Iqbal’s 43rd solo show underway in Japan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on May 25, 2018

    Seasoned artist Mohammad Iqbal has depicted violence against women and children across the world in his artworks on display at a solo show underway at...

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    Art-camp for underprivileged children held in Barisal

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 09:55pm on April 27, 2018

    Underprivileged children took part at a day-long art camp held at Jibanananda Memorial Auditorium in Barisal city on Wednesday....

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    Shora painting becomes part of Pahela Baishakh celebrations

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on April 13, 2018

    Shora, circular concave-shaped pottery, painted with floral patterns and animal motifs have become an integral element of Pahela Baishakh celebrations in recent years...

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    Rashid Chowdhury’s 86th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 31, 2018

    Today is the 86th birth anniversary of the Ekushey Padak winning artist Rashid Chowdhury, who introduced and popularised tapestry as a fine art form in...

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    Shahabuddin’s solo urges peace

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on March 20, 2018

    Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed in his solo show underway at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is displaying 32 oil paintings under...

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    Paris-based Malala addresses colonialism

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on February 10, 2018

    Paris-based artist Malala Andrialavidrazana depicts the impact of European colonisation in her seven pigment prints at the fourth edition of Dhaka Art Summit, which ended...

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    FFA observes Quamrul Hassan’s 30th death anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on February 02, 2018

    Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University organised a discussion and documentary screening programme marking 30th death anniversary of late prominent artist Quamrul Hassan at...