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    Art after 71: new turns, twists and trajectories

    Mustafa Zaman | Updated at 12:36am on March 26, 2021

    IN 1979, the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London, in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, organised an exhibition titled ‘Art of Bengal: The Heritage...

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    Turkey holds four over artwork depicting Islam holy site

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:00am on January 31, 2021

    Turkish police detained four people after artwork depicting Islam’s holiest site viewed as offensive by Ankara was hung at an Istanbul university at the centre...

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    Sharjah throws light on Arab art

    Agence France-Presse . Sharjah | Updated at 10:50pm on November 07, 2020

    It doesn’t have the malls of Dubai or the mega-projects of Abu Dhabi, but the conservative Gulf emirate of Sharjah has carved out a role...

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    Exhibition highlights Murtaja Baseer’s diversity

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 09:46pm on October 12, 2020

    An art exhibition focused on the late Independence and Ekushey Padak-winning artist Murtaja Baseer’s diverse array of works attempts to showcase the recently deceased modern...

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    Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

    Agence France-Presse .Jerusalem | Updated at 11:42am on September 03, 2020

    The United Arab Emirates’ move to pursue normalisation with Israel prompted a backlash from Arab artists and intellectuals, who were boycotting Emirati-backed cultural awards and...

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    Prickly pastime: Cactus inspires lockdown art project

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 01:10pm on May 19, 2020

    What do a match-studded turnip, celeriac embedded with coffee capsules and a kiwano melon decorated with lollipops and pins have in common? ...

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    Art competition held at Islamic University

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 11:34pm on March 15, 2020

    An art competition was held at Islamic University in Kushtia on Sunday amid festivity and enthusiasm. Islamic University authorities organised the event at the Islamic...

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    BIFPCL holds art contest in Rampal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 16, 2020

    Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt) Limited organised a painting competition in Sunderban Mahila College of Rampal upazila where 200 students of 15 schools of Rampal...

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    Dhaka Art Summit begins February 7

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on February 04, 2020

    The fifth Dhaka Art Summit will begin on February 7 at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The nine-day summit will be organised...

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    PM vows to reach Bangladesh's art, culture on world stage

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:58am on February 03, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2020, saying that her government wanted to spread Bangladesh’s art,  culture and literature across the...