About the Artist
Growing up in Bangladesh, Anowar was strongly influenced by the vibrant Bengali creative community, which included the writer Ravindranath Tagore, film maker Satyajit Ray and musician Ravi Shankar. The young artist came to the U.S. in the 1980's and became involved with the flourishing New York art community through his art study and training at the School of Visual Arts and The Art Students League of New York. His works have been shown in many galleries and exhibitions both nationally and internationally and have won many awards. Anowar is represented in many private collections around the world, including the United States, England, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Germany.
About the Work
Anowar Hossain's paintings are rich and brilliant with complex coloration and a sensitive approach to his personal feelings on visual matter. In his abstract works as well as in his portraits and drawings, Anowar brings the work alive with individual vision, exuberant brushwork and a highly creative palette. There is a story in every color, line and stroke.