Goethe-Institut Bangladesh launches funding initiative for art projects

German language school and cultural organisation Gothe-Institut Bangladesh has launched a funding initiative titled “Futures beyond the Self” for all Bangladeshi artists/artistes, art collectives, ...

Goethe-Institut Bangladesh launches funding initiative for art projects

Ten tips for young art collectors

It is always better to research the artist, either on the digital medium or via catalogues or publications produced by art galleries. It is advisable that documentation is in place with regard to any ...

Ten tips for young art collectors

Bangladeshi boy becomes youngest jury of UN art contest

Saied Muhammad Zareef Saleh, 13, has become the youngest jury member of the international art contest ‘The Future We Want’

Saied Muhammad Zareef Saleh

Art maestro Mustafa Monwar turns 85

Born on 1 September 1935 in Jashore to renowned poet Golam Mostafa - the Ekushey Padak winner eminent artist has served the country through being a maestro in the field of arts, after Bangladesh's ...

Mustafa Monwar

Sculptor Mrinal Haque dies

Noted Bangladeshi sculptor Mirinal Haque has passed away. He breathed his last at his Gulshan residence in the capital around 2:00am on Saturday

Sculptor Mrinal Haque

Jahangirnagar University observes Selim Al Deen’s 71st birth anniversary

The 71st birth anniversary of eminent playwright Selim Al Deen was observed Tuesday at Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus with due respect

Selim Al Deen

Murtaja Baseer (1932-2020)

I want to live beyond death: Murtaja Baseer

On the occasion of Murtaja Baseer’s 80th birthday, Prothom Alo published an interview of the artist on 12 August 2011. The interview has been reproduced here in his memory.

Murtaja Baseer

Murtaja Baseer: A unique voice, a colourful life

In the context of Bangladesh’s art, Murtaja Baseer is an indelible and unforgettable name. He was one of the main artists who, after partition in 1947, imbibed with the faltering art scene of the ...

Murtaja Baseer in his living room on 17 August 2019

Ekushey Padak winning artist Murtaja Baseer passes away

Noted artist Murtaja Baseer has died of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a private hospital in Dhaka

Murtaja Baseer was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1980 and Swadhinota Padak in 2019

Murtaja Baseer

Eminent artist Murtaja Baseer, 88, died of coronavirus on Saturday morning. Khaled Sarkar took these snaps of the artist

Murtaja Baseer at his drawing room on 17 August 2019
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