The National Art Exhibition brings about a festive mood in the local art circuit. The exhibition is organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). This year’s exhibition – the 20th installment – features displays of 280 artworks by 255 artists. At the National Art Gallery, BSA, 222 paintings, 39 prints, 40 sculptures, three tapestries and 15 installations are on display.
Initially, 548 artists submitted a total of 1260 artworks, out of which 280 were selected by a five-member board comprising AKM Qayyum, Dr. Farida Zaman, Sheikh Afzal Hossain, Lala Rukh Selim, Md Jasimuddin