Najib Tareque

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Najib Tareque
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Tareque in 2017
Abu Najib Mohammed Tareque

(1881-10-25)25 October 1881
Dinajpur, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)

Abu Najib Mohammed Tareque, (born September 5, 1970) is a Bengali artist, printmaker and writer based on Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is considered one of the pioneered of New Media movement in the twenty-first-century artists of Bangladesh. He was the founding member of Jolrong, one of the first online art galleries in South Asia.[1] He participates more than twenty solo and group exhibitions in the country and abroad.

In July 2015, he has started an online-based conceptual virtual art project named Art Makes Us Human through Instagram.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

Tareque was born on 5 September 1970 in Borogur Gola, Dinajpur, Bangladesh. His father was Tamizuddin and mother was Nujratun Nisa. He is the fifth among seven siblings. He passed his early childhood in Thakurgaon and in Dinajpur district. He studied at Rajshahi Collegiate School and Dinajpur Government College. And graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Dhaka.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "'Art Makes Us Human' continues at Studio 6/6". Dhaka Live. The Independent. 20 May 2016. Archived from the original on 7 August 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  2. "Dual exhibition 'Nirman' by artist couple underway at Studio 6/6". Dhakalive. Dhaka: The Independent. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2019.

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