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Capturing Feelings in Art

Published On: June 13, 2018 06:38 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

BK’s solo exhibition started last Thursday at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal, and is scheduled to continue for a week. BK’s displays a blend of traditional artworks with the contemporary genres to introduce a new identity in her paintings. She has provided richness and color to the life of a woman, highlighting influential roles like of a birth-giver, a lover and a pillar of a family

Celebration of ‘Attachment’

Published On: June 10, 2018 10:47 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

KATHMANDU, June 10 : Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babermahal Revisited, is showcasing the works of Prithvi Shrestha -- the first recipient of the Himalayan Light Art Scholarship, entitled ‘Attachment’. The exhibition explores the umbrella theme of, and symbols and motifs within, the Hindu Buddhist philosophy of existence. It started on May 24 and will end on June 20.

The Changing Status of Menstruation

Published On: June 7, 2018 08:21 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

Nails and hair grow, we sweat, we cry and half of us bleed. Then why is it that of all the physiological processes only one has been pushed to an abnormal position a socio-religious stigma? Was this selection absolutely random, or was it more thought out that we give it credit for?

Artists in the making

Published On: June 5, 2018 09:28 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

Nepal Art Council is holding an art exhibition featuring the works of grade 12 students of Sirjana College of Fine Arts. The exhibition, June 2 - June 5, is a culmination of the works of twenty students who worked throughout the academic year under the guidance of their teacher, Roshan Bhandari, towards this production.

An Amalgamation of Visibility and Vibration

Published On: May 29, 2018 11:43 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

KATHMANDU, May 29: ‘Sight & Sound,’ an art exhibition being held at MCube Gallery, Patan provides the essence of the boundless expressions that artists have. The exhibition that kicked off this Sunday is in its 8th season and features four artists from different walks of life. Participating artists are given a platform to collaborate with Nepali artists and/or art practices of Nepal.

Kathmandu and art: A sizzling affair

Published On: May 27, 2018 11:42 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

KATHMANDU, May 27: Art is a reflection of society. It is a means of documenting the experiences of the society as well as the human psyche and its manifestations. Art with its colors and motifs conveys what a man cannot do with words and sound.

Food from the Royal Kitchen

Published On: May 26, 2018 06:46 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

A 10-day Hyderabadi Food Festival is taking place from May 24 at Fairfield by Marriott, Kathmandu.

5 tips to give yourself a break from mobile screen

Published On: May 23, 2018 10:53 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

KATHMANDU, May 23: On most days, we are thankful for technology to have offered us the world within our palms but there sure are days when we don’t see technological advancement in the same light. Sometimes, you may feel there is too much information out there, which you don’t feel the need to subscribe to.

Exhibition at Image Ark frames ‘Sketches in the Margin’

Published On: May 19, 2018 10:11 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

Have you ever thought that the receipt you just got handed from the supermarket could be your canvas, and even an exhibit in an art studio, framed and all? Me neither. Luckily for us, Yoon Sinmo, thought the less common, more creative idea! Born in Korea, Sinmo, now 36, has always been passionate about drawing.

Pia: Harmony in diversity

Published On: May 17, 2018 09:22 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

Pia is the second company created by Marie Ange Sylvain-Holmgren with the fountainhead brand being Image Ark. Holmgren, born in Haiti and brought up in various parts of the world, belongs to a family of diplomats, which made it possible for her to travel globally through her life. She worked with the UN as a filmmaker and communications person for 30 years and finally settled down in Nepal in 2013. Why Nepal? She developed a strange liking for Nepal during her years in travel where, she claims, “My friends tended to be Nepali!”

Sacred survival, worship into expressions

Published On: May 15, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

Sacred Survival, an art exhibition that is to go on till May 21, featuring the works of 7 Thangka and Paubha artists at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited Courtyard Complex was inaugurated on Friday. Michael Gordon, the curator of the exhibition, is an American artist who has been in Nepal for nearly a year now on a Fulbright student grant studying and exploring his field of interest that are Thangka and Paubha.

A gymnasium in the heart of the city

Published On: May 10, 2018 10:26 AM NPT By: MEGHA RATHI

KATHMANDU, May 10: A state-of-the-art gymnasium, named A Fitness Studio, has been opened at Hotel Annapurna in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu on Tuesday. The opening ceremony was held by the picturesque poolside of the 5-star property. Miss Nepal 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada inaugurated the studio.