:Abdur Razzaque (1932-2005)
Available on DVD - BFDVD0001. Abdur Razzaque was a distinguished student of the second batch of the Government Institute of Art who played a pioneering role in the development of the modern style of painting in Bangladesh.
Razzaque was born in 1932 in a remote village in Shariatpur, Bangladesh. He graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts in 1954. A Fulbright scholar, he pursued post graduate studies at the State University of Iowa, USA, and worked under the renowned printmaker Mauricio Lasansky. Razzaque was the first Bangladeshi to have earned a master degree in Fine Arts.
The film presents an overview of Razzaque's life and works through six decades, allowing an enthusiastic viewer to sense the gradual development of a distinguished modern artist.