Rashid Choudhury

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Rashid Choudhury
People in black and white image
Rashid Chowdhury's photograph
Born Rashid Hussain Chowdhury
(1932-04-01)April 1, 1932
Faridpur (now Rajbari), British Raj (now Bangladesh)
Died December 12, 1986(1986-12-12) (aged 54)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality
Other names Konok
Citizenship
  • British Indian (1932–1947)
  • Pakistani (1947–1971)
  • Bangladeshi (1971–1986)
Education Masters
Alma mater
Occupation
  • Painter
  • Sculptor
  • Writer
  • Professor
Years active 1960–1986
Known for Unique contribution in Tapestry medium
Notable work See below
Spouse(s) Annie (m. 1962–86)
Children 2
Parent(s)
  • Khan Bahadur Yusuf Hossain Chowdhury (father)
  • Shirin Nesa Choudhurani (mother)
Awards Ekushey Padak
1977
(See also)

Rashid Choudhury (1 April 1932 – 12 December 1986) was a Bangladeshi artist.[1][2] In 1956-1957 he got a post graduate scholarship and went to the Central Escula Des Bellias Artes De San Fernando in Madrid. In 1960-1964 he went to the Academy of Julian and Beaux Arts Paris in 1961. He was awarded the first prize in RCD Biennale exhibition held in Iran in 1968. In 1977 he received the Ekushey Padak (highest civilian award) from the government of Bangladesh and got Bangladesh Shilpakala Award in 1980.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ābula Manasura (2003). Rashid Choudhury. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. p. 10 and 101. 
  2. ^ Jahangir, Burhanuddin Khan (1974). Contemporary painters, Bangladesh. Bangla Academy. p. 71. 

Further reading[edit]

Bibliography English

Bengali

Journals

  • "Mizanur Rahman's Quarterly Magazine (English)". Mizanur Rahmaner Triomashik Patrika. 3 (3). 1987. 
  • "Nirontor". Nirontor (3). 1987. 

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