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Tamang identity, an oppressed past in the form of art

Tamang identity, an oppressed past in the form of art

- by Sangita Shrestha

Artist Subas Tamang has an average Nepali height; a man in his early 30’s who completed his Master’s in Fine Arts in Printmaking. On Sunday, he was seen donning a dark blue shirt and a gray trouser; and on his right shoulder hung a black tote bag. Subas has a calm face, yet his eyes give away a vibe, as if something is bothering him.

The thrilling aspect of Indra Jatra: Pulu Kishi procession (with video)

The thrilling aspect of Indra Jatra: Pulu Kishi procession (with video)

- by Sangita Shrestha

Indra Jatra is one of the most remarkable festivals of Kathmandu where the streets come alive with traditional music, mask dances, chariot processions, folk drama and more. And the procession of Pulu Kishi is one of the fascinating processions among other processions taken out during the jatra.

‘Besar’: Reflection of contemporary society

‘Besar’: Reflection of contemporary society

- by Sangita Shrestha

L Bazra Lama’s solo painting exhibition titled ‘Besar’ began at LA Gallery, Bauddha on Wednesday. A total of 13 conceptual paintings are on display where he has used social issues such as abortion, suicide, constitution, and politics among others as his theme for the exhibition.

‘The nude exhibition 2021’ on display

‘The nude exhibition 2021’ on display

- by Sangita Shrestha

Around 50 works of a total of 23 artists are on display at an exhibition titled ‘The Nude exhibition 2021’ which began on September 3 at M Cube Gallery, Chakupat, Lalitpur. As the title of the exhibition suggests, it features paintings, photographs, installations and sculptures that accentuate the beauty of the natural body without artificial clothing — nude.

Sweetening your dad’s day this father’s day

Sweetening your dad’s day this father’s day

- by Sangita Shrestha

Today is father’s day and it’s always a sweet gesture to show your dad how much you love and appreciate him. And the best way to do so is offering him some sweet delights to indulge in.

‘A Great British Spraycation’: Banksy’s new seaside murals

‘A Great British Spraycation’: Banksy’s new seaside murals

- by Reuters

Crowds gathered in coastal towns in eastern England on Saturday to view new works by Banksy, after the secretive street artist claimed responsibility for the murals. Ten images appeared in towns in Norfolk and Suffolk over the past week, sparking speculation that Banksy was behind them.

Here's why snakes are worshipped in Naagpanchami

Here's why snakes are worshipped in Naagpanchami

- by Sangita Shrestha

According to the lunar calendar, every year Naagpachami is observed on the fifth day of the bright half of the Nepali month of Shrawan. Naagpanchami is the festival dedicated to Naag or the serpent god. During Nagpanchami, poster/paintings with motifs of snakes, half-human half-snake forms, Lord Krishna sitting or standing on multi-headed snake, insects, frog and more are seen pasted on the front door of the houses.

Rajendra Shakya appointed to lead Nepal Art Village

Rajendra Shakya appointed to lead Nepal Art Village

- by Republica

Nepal Art Village, a company which aims to promote artisan families of Nepal to live and display their masterpieces, lost its President Raj Kumar Shakya- a well known repousse artist to COVID-19 on June 5, 2021.

NYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

NYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

- by Associated Press

A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history marked its reopening to the public on Wednesday, with an exhibit on Asian Americans and racism that it curated partially through submissions gathered during the pandemic and a surge of anti-Asian bias incidents around the country.