• International Art Camp ends today at KEPZ

    As part of the 17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh (AABB), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in collaboration with Youngone Corporation has organized an international art camp from December 5 to December 7 at the KEPZ, one of the world's most environment-friendly industrial zones.

  • Two Bangladeshi artists exhibit in Myanmar

    A weeklong art exhibition titled “Confluence of Minds and Interplay of Colours–II” was inaugurated recently at Gallery Yangon, Myanmar.

  • Capturing time eternal and space unusual

    Time and space are two important things of the universe. Talented artist Abdul Gaffar Babu has tried to capture the impression of time with making the best use of space in his artworks over the years.

  • “Into the Valley of Beauty” inaugurated at Zainul Gallery

    A duet art exhibition titled “Into the Valley of Beauty” was inaugurated on November 18 at Zainul Gallery-2, Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), University of Dhaka (DU).

  • Oh life, let us be true again to art

    There is a famous quote by Picasso: “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” While not completely agreeing with the legendary painter, I would rather say inspiration exists, but you have to seek it travelling.

  • Shishir Bhattacharya inspires young minds

    Shishir Bhattacharya inspires young minds

    A two-day art workshop for schoolchildren concluded at Barnamoy Kush Niketan (BKN) premises in Thakurgaon town this weekend.

  • Art and science project on Rampal

    To educate people with science and art, a five-day combined art and science project is now on at Hurrka village, Rampal, Bagerhat. The project will feature four science-based workshops and an art competition.

  • Rondanini Pietà: Michelangelo's final masterpiece

    As part of a short-term scholarship by Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen to the Deutsche Welle Akademie, I had the opportunity to spend two months in Germany, and I tried to make the most of my time by utilizing the weekends to see as much of Europe and its arts as possible.

  • Prize distribution ceremony at Zainul Gallery

    The High Commission of India, in association with University of Dhaka (DU), organised an art competition titled “India@Bangladesh” for young and talented art students from seven universities and specialised art institutions at the Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), DU from August 11 to13.

  • Tajuddin Ahmed, Syed Iqbal and Laila Sharmeen

    From Bangladesh with love

    Tajuddin is a natural colourist. Colour for him has its own volume and texture. His canvas is a celebration of colours and how they guide the forms is an interesting experience for viewers.

  • Muhammad Ali

    The legend lives on

    A month long solo painting exhibition paying tribute to legendary boxer Mohammad Ali began on July 30 at Bay's Gallery in Radius Centre, in the capital's Gulshan. There are 32 paintings by Proshanto Karmakar tracing Ali's life from youth to old age.

  • Serenading the songs of nature "Water Journey" by Karu Titas

    The beautiful landscapes and natural beauty of Bangladesh often serve as a muse for noted artist Karu Titas.

  • Afghan fury as Iran, Turkey claim Rumi

    Who can lay claim to Rumi, the Sufi mystic who is one of the world's most beloved poets? A bid by Iran and Turkey to do so has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago.

  • Beautification with Henna

    What with Eid approaching, people are going helter skelter to touch-up their hair and hands with “mehdi”--both to look their best and keep with an old tradition of Bangladesh.

  • The world of Abdus Shakoor's paintings

    Last year, a handful of watercolour paintings of Abdus Shakoor Shah, along with a few selected works of two other artists from Bangladesh were put in an exhibition in a gallery in Tokyo, under the title “Three poems from Bangladesh”.

  • Joypurhat Fine Art Festival in focus

    To inspire creativity and to diffuse the practice of science and culture among the students of the rural schools, the first Joypurhat Fine Art Festival was held last month at Teghar High School premises, Joypurhat.

  • Women need to be in decision-making roles - Shaela Sharmin

    Gender equality is way off in the creative arts, believes Shaela Sharmin, an eminent painter and theatre personality in the port city.

  • Hamiduzzaman Khan - The wonder of sculpture

    Galleri Kaya celebrates Hamiduzzaman Khan's 70th birth anniversary with a solo sculpture exhibition. The exhibit opens today and runs till March18.

  • Esperanza Romero's Unknown Spirit at Cosmos-2

    A 10- day solo art exhibition, titled “Unknown Spirit”, by Spanish artist Esperanza Romero opened at Gallery Cosmos-2, New DOHS, Mohakhali,

  • Cast of Rodin's 'The Kiss' sells for record 2.2m euros

    A bronze cast of Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture "The Kiss" sold for 2.2 million euros ($2.4 million) to an American collector at an auction in Paris on Tuesday.

  • Dhaka Art Summit 2016 opens today

    The third edition of the Dhaka Art Summit, deemed the biggest festival of South Asian Art, begins today at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • Fragments of the Anthropocene - at Bengal Art Lounge

    “Fragments of the Anthropocene”, an exhibition of video works, installations, paintings and drawings by Shimul Saha and Zihan Karim, opened at Bengal Art Lounge in the city's Gulshan on January 30.

  • Shilpacharya's birth anniversary celebrated in Mymensingh

    Children sketched the life and works of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, marking the 101st birth anniversary celebrations of the master painter, at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala (art gallery) on Friday.

  • Raghunath Chakraborty passes away

    Noted artist Raghunath Chakraborty passed away yesterday early morning at 3:30am at BIRDEM hospital in the capital due to brain hemorrhage.

  • Kolkata Art Camp 2015 concludes

    Starting from November 20, the three-day Kolkata Art Camp 2015, concluded yesterday (November 22) at the Bangladesh Deputy High...

  • Tone Int'l Miniature Art Biennale in the capital

    In an endeavour to bring back the golden era of art, the 5th Tone International Miniature Art Biennale 2015 is now simultaneously on at two galleries...

  • Bounty of beauty in Malay Bala's paintings

    Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's saga “Shakuntala”...

  • Fifth Tone Int'l Miniature Art Biennale 2015 sets off today

    Tone Art Society of Bangladesh (TASB) brings the Fifth Tone International Miniature Art Biennale 2015 to Dhaka today.

  • Celebration of surrealism and beyond

    Gallery Twenty One has organised an 11-day long group art exhibition titled “ERA” at its gallery, Dhanmondi in the capital. Member of the ...

  • Homage to Mubinul Azim

    Today (November 1) marks the 40th death anniversary of renowned painter Mubinul Azim, considered as a pioneer in the Bangladeshi