Painting by Zainal Abedin
Bangladesh has a rich tradition of Art. Specimens of ancient terra-cotta
and pottery show remarkable artistry. Modern painting was pioneered by
artists like Zainul Ahedin, Qamrul Hasan. Anwarul Haque, Shafiuddin Ahnied,
Shafiqul Amin, Rashid Chowdhury and S.M. Sultan. Zainul Ahedin earned
worldwide fame by his stunning sketches of the Bengal Famine in 1943.
Alongside painting, sculpture, tapestry and engraving have also earned
prominence in recent years