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Takir Hossain
Takir is the editor of the Art and Culture Department of The Daily Observer. His keen interests are on art and literature. As an art critic, his criticisms have been incorporated in many reputed artists’ books, brochures, national and international art journals as well as many other varied forms of creative publication. He has also graced the position of a jury member in a number of art competitions and carnivals. In his vibrant career he has covered several international exhibitions held in different countries across Europe and Asia. The writer can be reached at [email protected]




Hamiduzzaman’s Cerebral Creations
Takir Hossain
The artist's solo show at Gallery ChitrakA pioneering watercolourist, Hamiduzzaman Khan is always searching for the esoteric chapter of creations in his voyages through the vast diverse ocean of nature. Most of his watercolours evoke a symbiotic relationship with bucolic nature and its various aspects. The simple life, panoramic view of rural ambiance where one can see the boats, untainted nature, ...
 A Dialogue With Nature And Its Various Aspects  
Takir Hossain
Quayyum's show opens today at Galleri Kaya KMA Quayyum is a romantic and naturist painter. His works bring to life greenery, flora and other wonders of nature. He is known for his subtle, alluring works. Quayyum had his breakthrough in the '70s.His solo art exhibition, titled "Line & Life" opens today at Galleri Kaya, Uttara, in the city.Vivid colour and delicate tonal ...
Sharbari Dives Into Nature
Takir Hossain
Solo art exhibition at Gallery ChitrakSharbari Roy Choudhury paints nature and its various aspects with her individual style and technique. She portrays different types of themes but all of her paintings have a great similarity in terms of tone, textural intensity and approach of shades. Her modes of expressions are regarded as realism, semi-abstraction, abstract expressionism and expressionism. It could ...
Harmonizing Imagination With The Streams Of Water
Takir Hossain
Shohag Parvez’s solo show at Galleri Kaya Nature has always been Shohag Parvez's greatest source of inspiration. He always tries to communicate with nature. The painter feels that the nature has an endless source of splendour, mystery and anonymity. He finds inspiration in the elaborate detailing of glimpses like light filtering through the leaves, sound of river's wave, the silence of nature, ...
Takir Hossain
Tajuddin’s visages merge with subtle tint and line Tajuddin Ahmed has established his name among contemporary Bangladeshi painters by dint of his original works. These works allow the genius to articulate his passionate soul. Recently, Tajuddin has been working on the diversity in human faces with a distinctive style and flair. Like others, the painter has become overcome with a deep stress during ...
A kaleidoscopic meaning of nature
Takir Hossain
Ali Liakat’s show at Tokyo Metropolitan Art MuseumAli Liakat was born and raised on the banks of the Baleshwari River in Pirojpur which is a district in South Western of the country. It is very natural that as a painter Liakat has been greatly influenced by his surrounding ambiance. During that time, his mode of expression was purely realistic and the painter ...
Takir Hossain
Rezowan’s artistic quest of greenery ambianceOnce, Rezowan Pilow was very popular in the Rajshahi art scene but now he spends his time in Dhaka. He portrays lush greenery, tranquil nature and daily chores of common people. He did many commissioned works, especially portraits of seasoned personalities. He also focused on burning issues like fundamentalism, religious bigotry, political turmoil and economic ...
Takir Hossain
Kamruzzaman’s ‘Pandemic 20’ bags Kazi Anowar Hossain AwardFeted Bangladeshi printmaker Kamruzzaman Sagar has recently bagged Kazi Anowar Hossain Award for his thought-provoking lithograph "Pandemic 20" at the 24th National Art Exhibition 2021, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The award giving ceremony was recently held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segunbagicha in the city. Kamruzzaman Sagar's image projects the pandemic's destructions through a peculiar point ...
Takir Hossain
A return to nature for paining ingenuous spiritsI finally could return to the natural ambiance of Sylhet with a couple of present-day art maestros, courtesy of Galleri Kaya Director Goutam Chakraborty. The second trip to the Nazimgarh Wilderness Resort lasted four days from June 20 when it refreshed my mindset and that of my compatriots. Goutam, himself a celebrated artist, wanted to ...
Homage To Syed Abdullah Khalid
Takir Hossain
Creator of Aparajeyo Bangla-the symbol of our identity and sovereignty  On a winter rainy day in the year 2003, I with some significant painters had an adda at Shilpangan Gallery at Road 5 in Dhanmondi. The adda was lively and our attention was suddenly grabbed by a man who came wearing a gamcha-turned-shirt. The man was restless and occupied with the phone. He was Syed ...
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