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List of the most popular artists from Bangladesh, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Bangladeshi artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Bangladeshi artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list features artists like Mrinal Haque and SM Sultan.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Bangladesh?" and "Who are the most well-known Bangladeshi artists?"

For further information on these historic Bangladeshi artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Bangladeshi artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.

Zainul Abedin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Zainul Abedin was a Bangladeshi painter. He got the break through in 1944 with his Famine Series paintings of 1943. After partition he moved to Pakistan; and finally when Bangladesh was created ...more

Mushfiqul Alam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh

SM Sultan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
SM Sultan The Agrarian Bengali Musalman, Chardakhal, Gypsy Family Sheikh Mohammed Sultan, was a Bangladesh avant-garde artist who worked in painting and drawing. His fame rests on his striking depictions of exaggeratedly muscular Bangladeshi peasants engaged ...more

Shahabuddin Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
La soif, Charza, Elan no.5 Shahabuddin Ahmed is a painter born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dhaka before obtaining a scholarship to study at the Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. ...more

Quamrul Hassan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Quamrul Hassan was a Bangladeshi artist and a patriot. Hassan was born in Kolkata, India on 2 December 1921. In Bangladesh, Hassan's fame as an artist is perhaps only second to that of Zainul ...more

Shishir Bhattacharjee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Shishir Bhattacharjee is an artist in Bangladesh. His paintings, critical of the political establishment but always in a satirical fashion, were first seen in the 1980s. His political cartoons ...more

Rafiqun Nabi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Rafiqun Nabi is a Bangladeshi artist and cartoonist. Nabi's most famous creation is Tokai, a character symbolizing the poor street boys of Dhaka who lives on picking things from dustbins or ...more

Safiuddin Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Safiuddin Ahmed Safiuddin Ahmed was a Bangladeshi artist.

Syful Islam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Syful Islam Mohammad Syful Islam is an award winning Bangladeshi artist.

Nitun Kundu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Nitun Kundu Nitya Gopal Kundu was a Bangladeshi artist, sculptor and entrepreneur. He founded the furniture company Otobi.

Mrinal Haque is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Mrinal Haque Mrinal Haque is a renowned Bangladeshi sculptor. Appointed by the Government of Bangladesh, he is best known for making murals on the city streets of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

Syed Jahangir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Syed Jahangir Syed Jahangir is a prominent free-lance artist of Bangladesh. He was born in Satkhira on January 2, 1935. He graduated in Fine Arts from Govt. Art Institute of Arts and Crafts, presently ...more

Mamunur Rashid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Mamunur Rashid Mamunur Rashid is one of the pioneering theatre activists in Bangladesh. He is the chief secretary of leading theatre group Aranyak which plays crucial roles in creating common people aware ...more

Murtoza Bashir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Murtoza Bashir is a Bangladeshi artist, cartoonist and language movement activist. His father was Muhammad Shahidullah. He passed matriculation from Bogra Corronation Institute in 1949. He got ...more

Rashid Choudhury is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Rashid Choudhury Rashid Choudhury was a Bangladeshi artist in Haroa in a zamindar family.Career:He passed the BFA examination in 1954 getting first class.In 1956-1957 he got a post graduate scholarship and went ...more

Abdus Shakoor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Artists from Bangladesh
Abdus Shakoor is a Bangladeshi painter and calligrapher.