A collection of classics

Artwork by Goutam Chakraborty

Saju Art Gallery in Gulshan is now touching 40 years of promoting contemporary Bangladeshi art. It is a flagship enterprise within the fraternity, having witnessed the evolution and growth of art in the country. Established in 1974 by Ramij Ahmed Chowdhury Saju, the gallery was intimately acquainted with the artists of the first generation in the country. And the gallery also spawned many others, to be followed by generations after them. Young artists of the ’60s and ’70s, recognised as celebrated artists of today have all had their first solo shows at the gallery. The gallery caters to collectors of the paintings of masters, and investors; it also showcases works purely for aesthetic reasons for those with a deep and enduring passion for art.
The gallery started an art exhibition, titled “Grand Group Art Exhibition”, in 1977 which has gradually

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