Zainul Abedin (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
336
Utgivningsdatum
2013-03-04
Förlag
Skira
Medarbetare
Bengal Foundation
Illustrationer
Illustrated in colour and duotone throughout
Dimensioner
307 x 259 x 36 mm
Vikt
2474 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9788857210773
Zainul Abedin (inbunden)

Zainul Abedin

Great Masters of Bangladesh

Inbunden Engelska, 2013-03-04
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The second volume in the groundbreaking Great Masters of Bangladesh series of monographs. The only comprehensive survey of Zainul Abedin's work to date and the second volume in a world first series dedicated to the 'Great Master Artists of Bangladesh'. Zainul Abedin (1914-1976), reverently called the Shilpacharya or guru of art, is the architect of the modern art movement in Bangladesh, which began with the setting up of the first Government Art Institute in Dhaka in 1948. For his devotion to art education and his visionary and artistic achievements he has always been the undisputed protagonist of the Bangladeshi modern art scene. This book showcases Zainul Abedin's work over a period of 40 years, with more than 200 colour and black and white plates illustrating his special relationship with his country, from various artistic, social, and political perspectives. This ground-breaking work retraces his personal vision and provides the best interpretative angles into a culture and reality that has been often overlooked and even misunderstood in the West. Abedin's humanitarian stance and his commitment to art forged the way for an entire generation of Bangladeshi contemporary artists.
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Rosa Maria Falvo is a writer and curator, and Skira's international commissions editor, specializing in Asian contemporary art and photography. Abul Monsur is a respected art critic and a professor of art history at the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh. Nazrul Islam is a former professor of geography and ex-chairman of the grants commission at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Abul Hasnat is the editor of 'Kali O Kalam', Bengali literary journal, and 'Shilpa O Shilpi', Bengali arts quarterly.