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Safiuddin Ahmed: Great Masters of Bangladesh

Safiuddin Ahmed: Great Masters of Bangladesh

Price
4500 BDT

Edited by
Rosa Maria Falvo

Published on
April 2012

ISBN
978 88 572 1076 6

Category

The first volume in this series dedicated to the great artists of Bangladesh, previously unknown to most Western audiences. The genesis of the modern art movement in Bangladesh traces back to the partition of India (1947) and the establishment of the Government Institute of Fine Arts in Dhaka in 1948. This pioneering group of artists included, among others, Zainul Abedin, Safiuddin Ahmed, Anwarul Haque, and Quamrul Hassan. This book explores Safiuddin Ahmed’s extraordinary contribution to Bangladeshi art and society, in a series of drawings, paintings, woodcuts and etchings, with more than 200 beautifully illustrated colour and black and white plates. A special invitation to explore a life entirely devoted to art, at 89 years of age. Ahmed’s sophistication, deep love of music, and strong inclination to literature have always influenced his unique visual language.


Product details

Format Hardback | 288 pages

Dimensions 10.3 x 1.2 x 12.1 inches

Language English



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