The Dhaka Printmakers, a group of seven artists—Rokaya Sultana, Ahmed Nazir, Rafi Haq, Rashid Amin, Mustafa Zaman, Humayra Rahman and Ashok Biswas— first collaborated on an exhibition in January 1993, at Alliance Française. Behind their association lay the need to share ideas and to inform the public about the nuances of printmaking. The eighties and nineties were defining years for the art movement in Bangladesh and it was during that
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Since its establishment in 2000, the Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts has helped the fine arts movement of Bangladesh by creating an art market and promoting art awareness. Its success in awakening interest in among the middle and upper income groups is visible in the artwork that has become an integral part of home and office decor.
The gallery also functions to present the country’s art in international forums—this has been done in Brussels, Seoul, Tokyo, Dubai, Maldives, Toronto and New York.
Its many collaborations across the world have established its reputation as a reliable partner and trusted adviser of South Asian art.
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