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Mohammad Kibria : Art of Bangladesh Series. 9

By Syed Manzoorul Islam

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Mohammad Kibria has played a pioneering role in the development of modern art in Bangladesh. Through his works spanning more than five decades, Kibria has helped modern art practices in this country assume a distinctive style and identity. He has combined western art traditions with local cultural expressions, taking our art away from pointless imitation of those traditions to a meaningful aesthetic and creative engagement. Kibria has left his mark in the modern art of Bangladesh, particularly abstract and abstract... More

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Debdas Chakraborty : Art of Bangladesh Series - 8

By Anisuzzaman

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 20.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Debdas Chakraborty is an eminent painter after modern trend in Bangladesh. For at least 45 years his works have been shown at solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad where he has won awards and attracted the admiration of viewers. He is specially skilled in drawing and quite facile in oil painting and watercolour. He has successfully produced a whole range of works -- from the realistic to the abstract. Man and nature have revealed themselves with all their... More

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Abdur Razzaque : Art of Bangladesh Series - 7

By Nazrul Islam

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Abdur Razzaque, an eminent senior artist of Bangladesh, is simultaneously a painter, print maker and sculptor. He has an outstanding academic career having distinguished himself with his brilliance both at the Institute of Fine Arts in Dhaka as one of its very early student and at the State University of Iowa in the USA where he received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in the fifties.... More

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Qayyum Chowdhury : Art of Bangladesh Series-6

By Mofidul Hoque

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Qayyum Chowdhury is one of the pioneering artists who chartered the path of art and paintings in Bangladesh and opened new vistas for all. He and his classmates were among the earliest group of students of the newly established Dhaka Art College and made their way in a very difficult atmosphere. They were ably guided by their teachers but above all by virtue of sheer talent and perseverance, persistence and hard work they enlightened the world of art.... More

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Rashid Choudhury : Art of Bangladesh Series-5

By Abul Mansur

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Rashid Choudhury could be termed as one of the pioneers of Bangladesh's modern art movement. He is not merely one of the few young artists of the 1950s who initiated the practice of contemporary art in this country, but also stands as one with distinctive characteristics of his own. He is remarkable not only for his stylistic traits, but also for his variety of mediums of pictorial art. He is not only the pioneer of the art of tapestry in... More

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S.M. Sultan : Art of Bangladesh Series 4

By Sadeq Khan

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

S M Sultan led a life that was as colourful and dynamic as was his work. He was born in a poor family, but poverty could not stand in the way of his mobility. He read in the prestigious Calcutta Government School of Art, and received generous support from his early mentor, the celebrated art critic Shahed Suhrawardy... More

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Safiuddin Ahmed : Art of Bangladesh Series 2

By Mahmud Al Zaman

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 25.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

From the Foreword: "Safiuddin Ahmed is a distinguished name in the art movement of Bangladesh. A colleague and contemporary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, he is a dedicated purist who helped establish modern art in Bangladesh. As an artist, he was already famous in the 1940s. Trained in the Calcutta Government School of Art, he was able to develop a distinctly individualistic tone and tenor in his creative work.... More

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Zainul Abedin : Art of Bangladesh Series 1

By Nazrul Islam

Price : Rs350.00 | $ 0.00

Published by  : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Zainul Abedin (1914-1976) is the pioneer of the modern art movement in Bangladesh. He founded the Government Institute of Arts at Dhaka in 1948. Abedin came into eminence at only 29 through his unforgettable sketches of the 1943 Bengal famine.... More

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