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    Nisar Hossain depicts contemporary issues on canvas: discussants

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:43pm on March 10, 2021

    Renowned artist and dean of fine arts faculty of Dhaka University Professor Nisar Hossain depicts contemporary issues using lines on the canvas, said discussants on...

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    Nisar Hossain’s retrospective under way at Chitrak

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:09pm on February 23, 2021

    Celebrated artist and dean of fine arts faculty of Dhaka University Professor Nisar Hossain’s retrospective art exhibition is now on display at Gallery Chitrak in...

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    ‘Men are so ugly’ says ‘Persepolis’ author

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 09:48pm on October 06, 2020

    Iranian Marjane Satrapi is famous for her films and graphic novels, but it is her painting which keeps her sane, she told AFP. The artist...

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    Crisis-time support must for teachers, artistes, players

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    ALL activities in educational, sports and cultural institutions have remained suspended since early March after the first detection of COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh. Offices and...

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    Veteran artist Murtaja Baseer hospitalised 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00pm on August 14, 2020

    Country’s one of the most acclaimed painters and language movement veteran Murtaja Baseer was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Evercare Hospital in the...

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    Film artistes stand by masses, destitute artistes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on March 29, 2020

    Film artistes and associations have come to the aid of the destitute artistes and low income people amid the coronavirus outbreak. Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association,...

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    ‘Asterix’ co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:52pm on March 24, 2020

    Albert Uderzo, who drew the ‘Asterix and Obelix’ comics that delighted legions of children and adults over the past six decades, has died aged 92,...

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    Solo show explores culture, imagination

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:42pm on March 19, 2020

    Visual artist Zahangir Alom has portrayed dance, music, poems, nature and others on canvases displayed in his 2nd solo exhibition under way at Dhaka Gallery...

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    A close encounter with Hashem Khan

    | Updated at 09:27pm on March 19, 2020

    Two important truths came out of the conversation with the country’s ace painter Hashem Khan. In a recent interview with New Age, the artist dismissed...

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    Quamrul Hassan’s 32nd death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 02, 2020

    Today is the 32nd death anniversary of eminent artist Quamrul Hassan, who died on February 2, 1988 following a cardiac arrest after completion of a...