Leading artists celebrate nature in group show

Tanzil Rahaman | Published: 22:36, Jun 30,2020


Two artworks from the exhibition.

Leading artists are celebrating nature at a group show under way at Galleri Kaya in Dhaka’s Uttara.

The 22-day exhibition, titled ‘Celebrating Nature’, has been organised by Galleri Kaya. It is featuring a total of 120 artworks created using mediums like acrylic, oil, watercolour, ink, charcoal, pastel and others.

The exhibition, which commenced on Friday, is featuring works by nineteen artists, namely Abdullah Al Bashir, Ahmed Shamsuddoha, Aloptogin Tushar, Anisuzzaman, Ashraful Hasan, Azmeer Hossain, Chandra Shekhar Dey, Hamiduzzaman Khan, Jamal Ahmed, Kamaluddin, Mohammad Iqbal, Mong Mong Sho, Ranjit Das, Ruhul Amin Tarek, Shahanoor Mamun, Sheikh Afzal Hossain, Shohag Parvez, Sumon Wahed and Tarun Ghosh.

The artworks portray scenic beauty of rural Bengal, Sunderbans, flowers, snow covered mountains, rivers, diverse seasons, birds, life in the Chattogram hill tracts, everyday life of fishermen and others.

To mention a few works, Hamiduzzaman Khan’s acrylic painting titled ‘Autumn on the lake’ portrays a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains covered with thick forest.

Jamal Ahmed’s acrylic painting titled ‘Lost Love’ depicts two birds standing on a sea beach.

Kamaluddin’s watercolour painting titled ‘River Bank-1’ portrays boats moored on a river bank while the background shows green trees and blue sky.

Ranjit Das’s watercolour painting titled ‘Feeling-1’ depicts a woman with long hair clad in yellow sari. 

Sheikh Afzal Hossain’s watercolour painting titled ‘Village Road’ gives a glimpse into a village road with trees on both sides.

Shohag Parvez’s acrylic painting titled ‘Anchorage’ highlights life of fishermen. The artist has drawn two fishing boats in rough sea.

Rajen Gain, exhibition coordinator at Galleri Kaya, said, ‘We are strictly following health directives at the gallery. All the artworks are available for sale at the exhibition. We are inviting all to visit the event.’

The exhibition has been sponsored by ADN Group. It will remain open till July 17.

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