Mansoor Rahi painting ‘Figure with Bird’
Mansoor Rahi is a senior painter born in 1939 in West Bengal. The artist graduated from Government College of Art and Craft in Dhaka and is known for his figurative Cubist paintings. Rahi held his first exhibition in 1957 and has exhibited extensively in Dhaka, Tokyo, Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi etc. Mansoor Rahi has won several awards for his work including First Prize at Government College of Arts and CraftsDhaka (1961) PNCA (1969 and 1987) and Shakir Ali Award Biennale show PNCA. He is now widely considered a living Bangladeshi master.