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AMINUL ISLAM YOUNG ARTIST AWARD 2013

Date: Thu 07 Nov 2013 - Mon 18 Nov 2013

Time:Inauguration: Thu 07 Nov 2013 at 06:00 PM

Everyday 12 - 8 PM

Venue:Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts

Entry: Open to public.

Artist Aminul Islam (1931-2011) is amongst the first generation artists and a leading member of the pioneering modern art movement in Bangladesh. His dedication, his contemporary take and his ceaseless practice of art have only broadened the horizons of modern art here. To honour the memory of this great artist, Aminul Islam's family has introduced the Aminul Islam Young Artist Award.

There was a nationwide call for young artists to submit their artworks in order to compete for this biennial award, which is to be given to the final two for their contribution to art. Bengal Foundation is pleased to be the Management Partner for the exhibition as well as the award giving ceremony.

On the occasion of the artist's 82nd birth anniversary on November 7, 2013, an exhibition of the selected art works of the top ten finalists will be inaugurated at 6 pm at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts. The two winning artists will be handed their awards by renowned artist Murtaja Baseer. Present at the occasion as special Guests will be artist Syed Jahangir, artist Rafiqun Nabi and Mrs. Ruby Islam. Abul Khair, Chairman of Bengal Foundation, will preside over the function.

You are cordially invited to attend the programme.

- Bengal Foundation

Time and Venue : 6 pm, Thursday, 7 November 2013
Bengal Shilpalaya
House 42, Road 16 (New) / 27 (old)
Sheikh Kamal Sarani, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209

The exhibition will continue until 18 November, from 12 noon to 8 pm daily

Artist Aminul Islam (1931-2011) is amongst the first generation artists and a leading member of the pioneering modern art movement in Bangladesh. His dedication, his contemporary take and his ceaseless practice of art have only broadened the horizons of modern art here. To honour the memory of this great artist, Aminul Islam's family has introduced the Aminul Islam Young Artist Award. There was a nationwide call for young artists to ...

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Posthumous Aminul Islam for Young Artists:  A Laudable Incentive

Mainunddin Khaled The artistic quest of Aminul Islam has always involved the pleasure of finding something new. And the focus of such search has been human beings and human relationships. With the zeal of a thrill-seeking young adventurer, he anchors in different ports of life as if to explore and examine how humans live and forge relationships, and how these bonds can be contained in art. To say that Aminul ...

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Some of the Artworks on Display

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Address:

  • Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts

    road-27, Dhanmondi
    Dhaka-1212