The group painting exhibition at La Galerie

প্রকাশিত: ১২:১৬ পূর্বাহ্ণ, জানুয়ারি ২০, ২০১৯

The group painting exhibition at La Galerie

The group painting exhibition titled ‘গুরু-শিষ্য:শিষ্য-গুরু (Preceptor-Disciple:Disciple-Preceptor)’ has begun at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka .

Eminent artist Monirul Islam graced the occasion as the chief guest. Prof. Nisar Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, art connoisseur Mikhail I. Islam also attend the inaugural ceremony as the special guests.

About the Exhibition: The Oriental Painting Studio Bangladesh presents its first group exhibition at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka featuring artists Amit Nandi, Malay Bala, and Zahangir Alom, who are showcasing   oriental paintings ranging from classical to contemporary. From the mythical sagas like the vignettes of Shakuntala, the eternal love between Radha-Krishna, and the political aspects from the Mahabharata to the realistic, abstract, semi-abstract, symbolic, and modern presentations of the idyllic beauty of Bengal, portraits of the towering literary and cultural personalities like Tagore and Nazrul, and the contemporary socio-political and cultural features — all have manifested gracefully in their canvasses.

Based in Dhaka, the trio, following the conventional Guru-Shishya Parampara, runs various art activities like practising, exhibiting and promoting oriental art in Bangladesh. They also run the Oriental Painting Study Group that has successfully organised eight oriental painting exhibitions with the participation of national and international artists. The artists of the studio are committed to open up new possibilities for oriental art in Bangladesh. 

There are around 50 artworks in mixed media are  in display for this exhibition. The exhibition will be open to all till Friday, 1 February 2019.

Visiting Hours: Monday to Thursday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday (9:00 am to12:00 noon and 5:00 pm to 8:00pm). Closed on Sunday.