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  • Description:  Proshanto Kumar Das, son of Raj Kumar Das, best known as RK Das, one of the first generation rickshaw artists in Bangladesh, is engaged in painting a rickshaw art while his on Joy helps him at his studio in capital Dhaka, on May 3, 2012. The rickshaw art is a form of pop art that depicts our urban culture and folklore of Bangladesh. Rickshaws were first introduced in Bangladesh in the 1930s from Japan, where the three-wheeled vehicles were known as 'nintaku'. The idea of decorating the leg-powered contraptions took off in Bangladesh the 1950s with the tradition following the simple yet colourful style then used by painters producing movie billboards. A self-taught painter, Das first started painting rickshaw plates in 1953.
  • Credits:  Qamruzzaman/Majority World
  • Keywords:  1950s, bangladesh, capital, dhaka, first generation rickshaw artists, folklore, japan, leg-powered contraptions, movie billboards, nintaku, pop art, raj kumar das, rk das, self-taught painter, studio, the rickshaw art, three-wheeled vehicles, urban culture
  • Added:  Mar 15, 2020
  • Created:  Sept 27, 2016
  • Filename:  MWC029206.jpg
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  • Pixels:  2784x1856
  • Filesize:  3.36MB
  • Photographer:  Qamruzzaman
  • Owner:  Qamruzzaman
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  • Description: Proshanto Kumar Das, son of Raj Kumar Das, best known as RK Das, one of the first generation rickshaw artists in Bangladesh, is engaged in painting a rickshaw art while his on Joy helps him at his studio in capital Dhaka, on May 3, 2012. The rickshaw art is a form of pop art that depicts our urban culture and folklore of Bangladesh. Rickshaws were first introduced in Bangladesh in the 1930s from Japan, where the three-wheeled vehicles were known as 'nintaku'. The idea of decorating the leg-powered contraptions took off in Bangladesh the 1950s with the tradition following the simple yet colourful style then used by painters producing movie billboards. A self-taught painter, Das first started painting rickshaw plates in 1953.
  • Date Created: 2016-09-27 00:00:00
  • Author: Qamruzzaman
  • City: Dhaka
  • State: Dhaka
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • Description Writer: Qamruzzaman
  • Filename: Q_Zaman__Bangladesh_Rickshaw_Art_12.jpg
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  • Image Description: Proshanto Kumar Das, son of Raj Kumar Das, best known as RK Das, one of the first generation rickshaw artists in Bangladesh, is engaged in painting a rickshaw art while his on Joy helps him at his studio in capital Dhaka, on May 3, 2012. The rickshaw art
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  • Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • XResolution: 300/1
  • YResolution: 300/1
  • Resolution Unit: 2
  • Software: Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 9.6.1 (Macintosh)
  • Date/Time: 2018:01:17 21:15:30
  • Exif IFD Pointer: 990
  • Exposure Time: 1/125
  • FNumber: 28/10
  • Exposure Program: 4
  • ISO Speed Ratings: 800
  • Exif Version: 0230
  • Date/Time Original: 2012:05:03 13:23:10
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