Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Painting exhibition ‘Searching for Space’ begins at AFD tomorrow

Painting exhibition ‘Searching for Space’  begins at AFD tomorrow

A solo painting exhibition titled ‘Searching for Space’ of Iftikhar Uddin Ahmed will begin at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) in  the capital tomorrow. 

Eminent artist Prof. Rafiqun Nabi will inaugurate the exhibition  at La Galerie of AFD at 5:30pm.

Iftikhar Uddin Ahmed’s works feature a dialogue between the past and the present, marked by intelligent use of broken lines, doodles and textures. The element of time is manifest in the presence of wheels, broken pillars, clocks, and keys, in his semi-abstract compositions.

Iftikhar Uddin Ahmed was born in Dhaka in 1960. After completing his master’s in Drawing and Painting from the Institute of Fine Arts in 1986, he availed of a French government scholarship for higher study in modern painting at Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, France (1993 – 1994).

Ahmed’s awards include First prize in Painting, Artists of the World, Galerie Bennanos, Paris (1994), Honourable Mention Awards in the 9th Asian Art Biennale (1999),  Bangladesh Charushilpi Sangsad Biennale (2000) and the National Art Exhibition (2001) and many more. Ahmed is a freelance artist who lives in Canada.

The exhibition will continue till September 30 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.