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Past Exhibition

Under Pressure05 Jul to 10 Aug 2013
Artis no. 26 at Bengal Art Lounge

Under Pressure

A group exhibition showcasing the recent works of young artists in the print medium

LIMBO14 Jun to 14 Jun 2013
by Debashish Shom at Bengal Art Lounge


A photography exhibition about transformation and metamorphosis.

PRIMA DONNA04 May to 13 May 2013
by Preema Nazia Andaleeb at Bengal Art Lounge


Preema Nazia Andaleeb's 14th solo exhibition challenges viewers to think about a woman's place in today's patriarchal society

Fata Morgana17 May to 11 Jun 2013
by Rokeya Sultana at Bengal Art Lounge

Fata Morgana

Solo exhibition of celebrated painter and printmaker Rokeya Sultana's prints, an abstract representation of the artist's inner-cosmos.

Under Pressure

Under Pressure 05 Jul to 10 Aug 2013 Artis no. 26 at Bengal Art Lounge

Printmaking has a strong tradition in Bangladesh. It is practiced widely and seen as a form of high art, where skill is matched with creative talent. It is a challenging, physically strenuous, and somewhat a risky activity, employing the use of toxic materials. But technicalities aside, printmaking is much like cooking - one must adhere to the recipe, without being too rigid – allowing serendipity and intuition to add the

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Activities and Latest News

Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2013 18 May to 18 May 2013
at Bengal Shilpalaya

18 May 2013 6.00 PM Bengal Shilpalaya

Joining hands to promote culture 01 Aug to 01 Aug 2013
at Art Lounge

he Daily Star and Bengal Foundation to launch Art Gallery and Music Lounge

CD LAUNCH 17 Apr to 17 Apr 2013
at Art Lounge

11 May, Saturday at 7.00 PM Bengal Shilpalaya

We Mourn 25 Apr to 25 Apr 2013
at Art Lounge

We deeply grieve the great human loss suffered in the Savar building collapse.

Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2013 27 Apr to 27 Apr 2013
at Art Lounge

18 May 2013 6.00 PM Bengal Shilpalaya

Safiuddin Ahmed Memorial Programme at Bengal Gallery 27 Apr to 27 Apr 2013
at Art Lounge

On May 20th, 2013, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts paid tribute to the la


Bengal Art Lounge

Road No 131, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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The Bengal Art Lounge is a professional, commercial exhibition venue that highlights the works of both eminent and upcoming Bangladesh artists. Established in late 2011, It exists to make art accessible and to promote the idea of art as enjoyable to the public. This is one reason for the Lounge’s location at the busy Gulshan 1 intersection in Dhaka.

At the Lounge, we have hosted local and international exhibitions, music events, and roundtables and discussions on contemporary art. At these discussions, we bring patron organisations together and encourage them to collaborate.

Earlier in 2013, we hosted celebrated painter and printmaker Howard Hodgkin in collaboration with the British Council. In late 2012, we hosted artist Sabrina Mezzaqui in collaboration with the Italian Embassy.

These are not commercial projects, but the overall goal is to bring international art to Bangladesh and help people be exposed to it. Local young artists and freelancers often do not have opportunities to travel in order to experience international art, so we bring the art to them.

We will be launching a cafe within the Art Lounge later in 2013.

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