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POST TIME: 5 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Refreshing paintings to provide a sense of pleasure
Group show ‘Extending’ begins at AFD tomorrow
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Refreshing paintings to provide a sense of pleasure

A group painting exhibition titled ‘Extending’ is going to start tomorrow in Galerie Zoom of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital.

Presided over by AFD director Bruno Plasse, eminent artist Samarjit Roy Chowdhury will attend the inauguration ceremony as the chief guest tomorrow at 5 pm.

‘Extending’ is an endeavour by artists SM Ehsan, Kuntal Barai, Dilruba Sharmin Rumky, Nayan Tripura, Mahmuda Ahmed, Bappy Linkon Roy, Suman Biswas, Rajin Mustafa Dipraw, Madhabi Sultana and Sajia Rahman Sondha. The artists used acrylic, watercolour, ink, collage and mixed media as the medium of the artworks.

A workshop titled ‘Painting Progressive’ was held by the students of Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Development Alternative throughout the month of September 2017. The artists have focused on natural beauty, landscape, rural beauty, texture and greenery, magnificence of nature as well as more. They also portrayed many themes which have a close touch with the nature, time and childhood memories. The participating artists are an intense observer of their surrounding ambiences and they meticulously projected them. Their paintings are refreshing and provide the spectators with a sense of pleasure. Their depictions are lively and vigorous.

The exhibition will remain open to all till February 20.

Where: AFD, 26 Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi

When: Inauguration: 5pm, tomorrow