1970s Japanese prints continue in Dhaka

The Japanese printmaking exhibition “Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s”, which started recently, is still running at the Liberation War Museum in Dhaka.

Divided into two sections, the exhibition features “The Age of Photographic Images” and “Images of Autonomous Matter”, giving visitors an idea of ​​trends in Japanese art in the 1970s.

The two-week exhibition features the award-winning works of 14 prominent printmakers and teachers from Japan. It also showcases a wide range of Japanese printmaking palettes, styles, and traditions.

The exhibition is jointly organized by the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh and the Japan Foundation.

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The Minister of State for Culture, KM Khalid, recently opened the exhibition. Japan’s Ambassador to Bangladesh, Ito Naoki, was present.

During the opening ceremony, Ambassador Naoki presented the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation to Professor Syed Abul Barq Alvi from the Printmaking Department of the University of Dhaka for his contribution to printmaking and his role in the promotion of relations between Bangladesh and Japan.

The exhibition will continue until September 29.

Michael E. Marquez