A two-week long group art exhibition titled ‘Bangabandhu Bangladesh’, organised by Samatat (an art organisation based in Sonargoan), will close today at National Art Gallery, BSA. ‘Bangabandhu Bangladesh’ is featuring artworks of 40 modern artists of Bangladesh. Artworks based on Bangabandhu, natural beauty and historical events of Bangladesh are on display at the exhibition.
The exhibition is an outcome of 5 sequential art camps organized by Samatat in the last five years at a village named Pakunda, Naryanganj.
Artworks by artists like Qayyum Chowdhury, Syed Jahangir, Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, Monirul Islam, Biren Shome, Mohammad Iqbal, Nisar Hossain, Anisuzzaman, Gulshan Hossain, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Hashem Khan, Ranjit Das, Abdul Mannan, Alakesh Ghosh, Bipasha Hayat, Mohammad Kamaluddin, Dulal Chandra Gain, Shahid Kazi, Sumon Wahid, Abdus Satter Toufique and others are being exhibited.
Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the exhibition with Moinuddin Khan Badal MP, veteran painter Hashem Khan and historian Muntasir Mamoon in attendance on March 4, 2017. Mohammad Muniruzzaman, director of Fine Arts, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, delivered the welcome speech at the opening ceremony while Liaquat Ali Lucky, director general, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, presided over the inaugural ceremony.
This exhibition was dedicated to the loving memories of late artist Qayyum Chowdhury.