Dhaka – The solo drawing and painting exhibition titled ‘Manifestation of the Human’ by artist Md. Mainuddin has begun in its La Galerie and Galerie Zoom, Alliance Française de Dhaka. The Inaugural ceremony of this exhibition was held on Saturday.
Eminent artist Prof. Rafiqun Nabi , Abul Barq Alvi, faculty of fine art, University of Dhaka and Prof. Nisar Hossain, Dean, faculty of fine art, University of Dhaka were among the distinguish guests present during the opening ceremony, an Allianced Francaise press release said.
Born in 1983 in Bhola, Bangladesh, Mainuddin did his B.F.A and M.F.A from Dhaka University and got first class first. So far, Mainuddin has received several awards including Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award (2013), Best Award in Painting in Bangladesh Young Artist Art Competition organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (2012), Grand Prize in Nowab Sir Shamsul Huda Painting Award (2011) and many more. Mainuddin had his first solo drawing exhibition titled *Norobodhi Jonosrot* held in Dhaka Art Centre which drew a lot of acclaim from art aficionados and connoisseurs.
“I want to experience the struggles faced by general people in their everyday life. I observe their turmoil and style of living firsthand, so that I can depict these emotions accurately through an empathic view
point,” said artist Md. Mainuddin. Charcoal is his favorite medium, because it is the most basic material and ideal for making large scale works. The main attraction of the exhibition is a massive 8ft by 75ft artwork that shows hundreds of human figures portraying different types of professions of the ordinary people in Dhaka marching according to the direction of a human figure on the backdrop of the images of stream train.
The exhibition will be open to all till 18 January in La Galerie and Galerie Zoom, Alliance Française de Dhaka. Visiting Hours: Monday to Thursday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday (9:00am to12:00pm and 5:00pm to 8:00pm). Sunday- Closed. – News Desk