|Famine Sketch ,1943|
The most recognized Bengali painter Zainul Abedin born December 29, 1914 in Kishoreganj, Mymanshing. Much spent Zainul Abedin childhood near the pictorial banks of the Brahmaputra River. Later the Brahmaputra had framed in many of Zainul Abedin works and be a source of inspiration all the way through his career. In 1933, Zainul Abedin admitted to the Calcutta Government Art School in Kolkata. Zainul Abedin joined the faculty in the same school after the end of his training. Zainul Abedin's a series of water color honor on the Brahmaputra River has won the gold medal for governor in the All-India Exhibition in 1938. This gave the award to Zainul Abed in achieve confidence for his own visual style.
Zainul Abedin was enthused extremely from the great famine of 1943 in the state of Bengal. In 1943, a series of graphics on the hunger of the man who had spread throughout Bengal state, killing hundreds of thousands of people. It was made of Chinese ink and brush on a wrap up of cheap paper of this series, known as the hungry sketches and haunting images of cruelty and corruption of the merchants of death and misery. Brought to Zainul Abedin his paintings displayed in the famine of 1944 in recognition of his more important. Zainul Abedin was a member of an influential group of artists in the Calcutta-out.
Zainul Abedin associate at all stages of the liberation movement in the creation of Bangladesh. Zainul Abedin was at the front position of the movement to re-establish cultural identity of Bengali and marginalization by the government of Pakistan. In 1969, Zainul Abedin made a painting with ink, watercolor and wax Nobanno name which was to celebrate the ongoing non-cooperation movement.
In 1975, Zainul Abedin founded the Folk Art Museum in Sonargaon, near Dhaka, and Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala, an exhibition of Zainul Abedin's work in Mymensingh. Zainul Abedin had suffered lung cancer near the end of his life. 'Two faces' was last paintings; Zainul Abedin painted curtly before his death. Zainul Abedin died on May 28, 1976 in Dhaka.
Zainul Abedin is referred with great respect as Shilpacharya (Great Teacher of the Arts) in Bangladesh.
|Rebel cow, a painting by Abedin|