How Zainul Abedin Started the Modern Art Movement in Bangladesh

If you try to see Bangladesh's visual art holistically, you will mostly see what the art community calls "oriental art." A form of art that primarily draws on Moghul paintings.

This wasn't always so, around the time of India Pakistan partition Bangladesh saw the beginnings of modern art uniquely its own. This is where the artist Zainul Abedin comes in. This post will give you a little bit of history about him so you know how he became one of the pioneers or Bangladesh's modern art movement.

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