Projecting a culturally rich Bangladesh to a global audience

Contact Us

INTIMATE FEARS

Date: Sat 07 May 2016 - Sat 04 Jun 2016

Time:Inauguration: Sat 07 May 2016 at 06:30 PM

12 pm to 8 pm

Venue:Bengal Art Lounge

Entry: Open to all

Bengal Art Lounge cordially invites you to the inauguration of INTIMATE FEARS an exhibition of drawings and installations by ANISUZZAMAN SOHEL On Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 6:30 pm.
HE Mr Greg Wilcock, High Commissioner, Australian High Commission, Dhaka and artist Shishir Bhattacharjee, Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, will jointly inaugurate the exhibition.

Nawshin Khair
Director, Bengal Art Lounge

Inauguration:
6:30 pm, Saturday, 7 May 2016

Bengal Art Lounge
60 Gulshan Avenue, Circle 1, Dhaka 1212
Phone: +88029895135 . E-mail: art.lounge@bengalfoundation.org

The exhibition will continue until Saturday, 4 June 2016 and will be open daily from 12 pm to 8 pm

Bengal Art Lounge cordially invites you to the inauguration of INTIMATE FEARS an exhibition of drawings and installations by ANISUZZAMAN SOHEL On Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 6:30 pm. HE Mr Greg Wilcock, High Commissioner, Australian High Commission, Dhaka and artist Shishir Bhattacharjee, Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, will jointly inaugurate the exhibition. Nawshin KhairDirector, Bengal Art Lounge Inauguration:6:30 pm, Saturday, 7 May 2016 Bengal Art Lounge60 ...

Read More

art.lounge@bengalfoundation.org / +88 029895135 www.bengalfoundation.org/artlounge Open daily 12 – 8 PM PRESS RELEASE “INTIMATE FEARS”, a solo exhibition of drawings, objects and installations by ANISUZZAMAN SOHEL at BENGAL ART LOUNGE – Saturday, 7 May to Saturday, 4 June 2016. Bengal Art Lounge is delighted to announce the inauguration of “Intimate Fears”, a solo exhibition of drawings, objects and installations by Anisuzzaman Sohel, on Saturday 7 May, 2016 at 6pm. The exhibition will be jointly inaugurated by HE Mr Greg Wilcock, High Commissioner of Australia to Bangladesh and artist Shishir Bhattacharjee, Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, will jointly inaugurate the exhibition. The second solo exhibition of Anisuzzaman Sohel (b. 1973), “Intimate Fears” continues to delve upon foundational themes in the artist's oeuvre: the alienation of the individual, the yearning for nature, the overwhelming power of systems – be them economic, political or military. Grim and often morbid, subjects in Sohel's artworks comprise weapons, (self) mutilations and skulls of various types and shapes. But the viewer is not presented with the clichéd dramatic renditions usually associated with these motifs: the lines in Sohel's drawings are clear, the finishing of his objects immaculate. In this discrepancy lies the striking, powerful paradox of the artist's research; an apparent contradiction that gives poignancy to his works. By the artist

Read More
No Critique available.
    No message available.

Some of the Artworks on Display

Getting Here

Location

Address:

  • Bengal Art Lounge

    60 Gulshan Avenue
    Dhaka 1212

    Tel: +880-2-458623