Gallery Chayamachi, Osaka, Japan recently organised a solo painting exhibition, titled “Unknown Faces”, featuring works of Bangladeshi painter Mohammad Iqbal. The exhibition opened on May 19 and continued till May 31.
This is Iqbal's 33rd solo exhibition where about 20 oil paintings were on display. It should be mentioned that the artist had his higher education in fine arts on oil painting.
Prior to leaving for Japan, the paintings were shown at the artist's residence in Dhanmondi, Dhaka.
Mohammad Iqbal is a committed painter, recognised mainly for his theme- based works. His canvases feature visible and shadowy figures. The background of most of his compositions consists of abstract forms, delightful colours and soft tones.
Iqbal is now a teacher of Drawing and Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka.