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Firoz Mahmud (Bangladeshi)
LOT ID: 84615
Sharing Task 2, 2011

Oil, and stencil on canvas laid on panel.
50 х 48 in. (127 x 121.92 cm.)
Signed, by the artist.
Lot description
"Sharing Task 2" (2011) is a stunning example of the colorful and dynamic mixed media paintings by internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi artist, Firoz Mahmud, whose works are just now being widely lauded in the West by Museums and Galleries alike. This painting measures 50 x 48 inches (127 x 121.9 cm) and is unframed in excellent condition. Can easily ship world-wide, professionally rolled. The artist is famed for his layering of tranquil colors and his use of a unique Indonesian stenciling technique, typically of repeated patterns which intentionally reference Japanese woodblock prints, as well as Indian illuminated manuscripts. This painting measures 50 x 48 inches (127 x 121.9 cm) and is unframed in excellent condition. Can easily ship world-wide, professionally rolled.

Firoz Mahmud was born in Khulna, Bangladesh and is a multi-media artist. He graduated from received a BFA from Dhaka University, an MFA from Tama Art University and a PhD from Tokyo University of the Arts. He also attended Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. Firoz has been an invited artist in residence in the U.K., the Netherlands, Japan and the US, including at PS. 1 in New York. He presntly lives between the U.S. and Japan. Now he lives and works in New York and Tokyo.

Selected international venues: The First Aichi Triennale (2010), The Sharjah Biennale, UAE (2009), The Cairo Biennale (2008), The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale (2006 & 2009-DAP), and the Asian Biennale Bangladesh (2008, 2002 & 2000).
Notable Museum Exibitions:
Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo,
Fuchu Art Museum, Japan
Mori Art Museum, Japamn
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art,
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art (2010) in Japan,
Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany
Rochester Contemporary Art Center, New York, U.S
Sovereign Asian Art Foundation, The Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong
The Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art – Ghent, Witte de With, Rotterdam,
Changwon Sungsan Art Hall, Korea, National Art Gallery, Dhaka ,
Sharing Task 2 by Firoz Mahmud
  • Sharing Task 2 by Firoz Mahmud
  • Sharing Task 2 by Firoz Mahmud
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