long Asian Contemporary Art Fair began in New York in the USA on November 6.
Fifty-six art works of seven artists from Bangladesh were displayed at the show.
The participant artists are -
Qayyum Chowdhury, Rafiqun Nabi, Mahmudul Haque, Farida Zaman, Khurshid Alam
Selim, Rokeya Sultana and Kanak Chanpa Chakma.
Chowdhury said,t his is probably for the first time Bangladesh is
participating in an international fair
abroad. He added that through the show,
we have portrayed our works among the Asian countries and the fair will play a
role to uphold the culture of the country abroad.
Other participant artists said, the art fair, organized
for the second time, aims to rediscover Asia and the Asian contemporary
avant-garde of art and culture. It will provide special opportunities for
discovery and learning and an open dialogue with key figures of the art world.