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Bengal Tigers, in Indigenous Avatar


A weeklong piece for a singular chairman description exhibition, patrician “Pater Gaan Banglar Bagh”, is upon during Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhanmondi, in a capital. Director General of Bangla Academy, Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan, inaugurated a muster upon Jul 5. The muster comforts 62 functions of educated artist Nazir Hossain.

Craft researcher as good as artist Shekhar Saha was a special guest during a opening. Director of Bengal Gallery, Subir Chowdhury, as good as Nazir Hossain additionally spoke upon a occasion.

“The hint of a old folk art is no some-more found in a functions of ? la mode artists. we won’t contend that Nazir’s functions paint a folk art; rsther than we will tenure these as renouned art that satisfy a clarity of joviality within,” pronounced Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan.

In his contributory article, printed in a catalogue, distinguished art censor Mainuddin Khaled writes: “Folk tales have been no foreigner to a art. From Zainul-Quamrul to Abdus Shakoor, everybody has used folk elements to heighten their painting. In his works, Nazir has impressed a latest originality. we consider Nazir is a singular of a most resourceful of artists in creativity-prone, inventive Bengal.”

Born in 1982 during Parbatipur, Dinajpur district, Nazir grown a hobby of pciking up journal as good as repository clippings containing informative news, cinema of arts, as good as folk motifs. He desired to file these — combining latest compositions. His mindfulness with collages as good as design progressively done his inventive sensibilities that led him to try his palm during painting.

The theme of his paintings during a ongoing muster is a Bengal tiger, as good as a character of description has been desirous by a inland art form ‘Pata Chitra’. Nazir has grown a personal hallmark, contracting elements from a folk art. His residence imagines a allegorical universe of tigers, peacocks as good as alternative creatures, co-existing with humans, mostly in comical, rickshaw art-like imagery.

An wantonness dynamism, total with nationalistic spirit, is conspicuous in Nazir’s functions (acrylic upon paper as good as canvas). The masculine characters in his functions have been wearing a inhabitant dwindle of Bangladesh as headband. At a opening of a exhibition, a artist himself was wearing red-and-green as a headband. Another individualist as good as pleasant underline is his work of art of tigers, receiving partial in a inhabitant movements.

Though laughable in sure cases, a tiny paintings residence a need for ecological change as good as pacific co-existence: a tiger personification sharinda (musical instrument); a rancher cleaning his ear with a tiger’s tail (as an age-old Bangla proverb goes); dual tigers sketch a smash in to as good as more.

Nazir’s paintings have been exhibited during 50 schools opposite Bangladesh. He has had nineteen solo, as good as multiform organization exhibitions, together with appearance in a 18th Asian Art Biennale in Bangladesh (2008) as good as 18th (2008) as good as 19th (2009) National Art Exhibitions, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

The muster is open from 12-8pm bland as good as will finish upon Jul 11


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