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Ninth National Art Exhibition in photographs

Ninth National Art Exhibition in photographs

- by Republica

The ninth National Art Exhibition at Nepal Art Council, organized by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts began on May 16. The exhibition features contemporary painting, contemporary sculpture,folk art, handicraft, traditional painting,traditional sculpture,installation,architecture and other creative art, performance art and photography. And if you have not yet been to the exhibition. Here are the glimpses of the exhibition in photographs and the exhibition continues till Wednesday.

‘Existence’ and ‘Free Time’ on display

‘Existence’ and ‘Free Time’ on display

- by Sangita Shrestha

Art is definitely the reflection of life where artists’ emotions flow on the canvas impressing their thoughts and experiences. Their medium may vary where the hues and motifs they use to depict their inner thoughts and feelings create masterpieces.

Traces on display at Park Gallery

Traces on display at Park Gallery

- by Republica

'Traces' is a printmaking exhibition that showcases a variety of works created by the students of Batch 2017, Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Department of Art and Design. The intensive printmaking course that led to this exhibition was completed under the mentorship of Kabi Raj Lama, printmaker and a visual artist.

'Trans Studio Project 4.0' on display

'Trans Studio Project 4.0' on display

- by Republica

Bikalpa Art Center, Pulchowk is garnered with the exhibition 'Trans Studio Project 4.0' that kicked off on May 17. The exhibition is the result of a three-week intensive trans disciplinary project, that aims to bring together professionals for a myriad of different disciplines, too, in the spirit of collaboration, use collective wisdom to produce individual works of art.

Homage to mother

Homage to mother

- by Kiran Lama

Famous author Rudyard Kipling once said, “God couldn’t be everywhere and therefore he made mother.”  And visual artist Sandhya Silwal with the similar notion, paid tribute to her mother dedicating her solo exhibition to her mother.

Exhibitions showcasing limitless inspiration for creativity

Exhibitions showcasing limitless inspiration for creativity

- by Sangita Shrestha

Visual artist Kapil Mani Dixit who uses nude human figures as his major motif has got his motivation for the exhibition ‘Nude Carpet’ from an object inside his studio—an old carpet. Muna Bhadel’s exhibition ‘The Missing Souls’, is inspired by her surroundings— Dapcha Bazaar—where she spent most of her childhood. According to Bhadel, she became aware of her environment after reading ‘Karnali Blues’ by Buddhi Sagar.

Barack Obama’s book not expected to be released in 2019

Barack Obama’s book not expected to be released in 2019

- by Associated Press

Former President Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign. Publisher Penguin Random House started alerting foreign partners and others about the status of Obama’s book on Tuesday. The former president has been writing the book himself, handwriting a first draft on legal pads, the same technique he used for numerous White House speeches and his first best-seller, 'Dreams from My Father.'

Photographs of Sindhuli on display

Photographs of Sindhuli on display

- by Republica

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) is garnered with photo exhibition ' Tasbirma Sindhuli' (Sindhuli in Photograph) that kicked off on Friday at its premises, Exhibition Road. NTB and Sambridha Sindhuli jointly organized the exhibition that showcases places around Sindhuli, featuring historical Sindhuli Gadhi, natural heritage sites, lifestyle, and culture among others.

Athens painter turns blockbusters into motion picture art

Athens painter turns blockbusters into motion picture art

- by Associated Press

Greek artist Virginia Axioti’s work is seen by thousands of people every week, but none of it is digital. As the designer of hand-painted billboards that hang over the entrance to Athens’ Athinaion cinema advertising the newest film, she can count on a regular audience without having to embrace the internet.

Nepali artists in Indonesia

Nepali artists in Indonesia

- by Republica

Nepali artists- Shyam Sundar Yadav, Bibhushan Tamrakar, Jaya Sharma and Anita Bhattarai are in Indonesia to exhibit their art work at the Bali-based art gallery, Agung Rai Museum of Art.

​Artistic expression of existentialism on display

​Artistic expression of existentialism on display

- by Sangita Shrestha

The exhibition features artists Manish Lal Shrestha, Sushma Shakya, Bidhata KC, Sandhya Silwal, Kapil Dixit and Jupiter Pradhan. In the exhibition, one can witness drawings, prints, installation, painting and video displayed in such a way where each art work gets full attention of the viewers. Though its area is 350 Sq ft, the curator has managed to display huge installations as well.

Window to Nepali modern art transformation

Window to Nepali modern art transformation

- by Republica

In the exhibition, there are a total of 97 artworks on display that explore nature, culture, tradition, expression, religion and more. The exhibition showcases artworks of veteran artists including Shashi Bikram Shah, Batsa Gopal Vaidya, Krishna Manandhar, Madan Chitrakar, Shyam Lal Shrestha, Ashok Man Singh among others.

‘Miraculous Places’ on display

‘Miraculous Places’ on display

- by Republica

A painting exhibition ‘Miraculous Places’ by German artist Dagmar Mathes is on display at Taragaon Museum, Boudha. The exhibition began on Tuesday where Paula Werner, Secretary of Culture from the German Embassy inaugurated the exhibition.

Photo exhibition celebrating friendship begins

Photo exhibition celebrating friendship begins

A photo exhibition by photographer Deepak Tolange kicked off on Thursday at IOE, Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur. The photo exhibition is organized by the Embassy of Germany and Goethe-Zentrum Institute to celebrate 60 years of friendship between Nepal and Germany.

Roshan BK's exhibition 'Wooden Reflection' on display

Roshan BK's exhibition 'Wooden Reflection' on display

- by Republica

The exhibition 'Wooden Reflection' kicked off on Thursday at Arupan Art Gallery, Lazimpat. The exhibition features watercolor paintings by artist Roshan BK. The solo art exhibition contains a total of 16 paintings created by BK from year 2013 till 2019.

'Exploring Bhaktapur' on display

'Exploring Bhaktapur' on display

- by Republica

The exhibition 'Exploring Bhaktapur' is on display at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur. The exhibition kicked off on Friday. This exhibition is the result of group of artists who came together for ‘Saturday Plein Air Workshop’ that was held in Bhaktapur.

Sanyukta's painting exhibition ‘The Fire of Change’ to begin on Tuesday

Sanyukta's painting exhibition ‘The Fire of Change’ to begin on Tuesday

- by Republica

A solo painting exhibition of Sanyukta Shrestha, ‘The Fire of Change’ is all set to kick off at Classic Gallery, Lalitpur from April 16 to April 18. Shrestha is a London based software engineer who leads the cultural community of Newars in the capital of UK. Shrestha is also the director of Nepal’s first animated movie, ‘The Legend of Shankhadhar’.

Art exhibition on Nepal India Friendship

Art exhibition on Nepal India Friendship

- by Republica

The exhibition featured SAA scholarship students supported by professional artists. SAA has been providing scholarship to 90 students. This 'Art Exhibition' is themed on “Nepal India Friendship”. SAA has been providing scholarship opportunities to talented and committed but financially limited and underprivileged Nepali children and youth since last seven years. All participants for this exhibition have been Academy’s scholars for the last five years.