A painting donated to Greece by Pablo Picasso will go back on display at the newly renovated National Gallery in Athens following its recovery more than nine years after it was stolen and the arrest of a 49-year-old construction worker as a suspect.

Portrait painting workshop begins

February 23, 2021 16:44 pm

The Department of Painting, Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) began an eight-day-long ‘Portrait Painting Workshop-2077’ on Tuesday in Naxal.

Virginia Beach is considering painting Black Lives Matter down its oceanfront boardwalk after Grammy-winning musician Pharrell Williams supported the idea on social media.

Medusa and the Starry night

May 30, 2020 12:49 pm

I have always wondered what it felt like to be the eldritch goddess of fashion and art. So, instead of just wondering about it, I put my thoughts on a canvas and some acrylic paint.

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police and the museum said Monday.

The art of self-expression

January 10, 2020 13:42 pm

Being an artist today definitely has its perks. For the longest time, art was limited to painting, sketching, sculpting in real life, which once complete could never be retouched again. But thanks to the digital age, artists now have a limitless playground where they can experiment with colors, shapes, and concepts and that too without any restrictions whatsoever.

There are incidents in our society where a married woman's position in a family is nothing but synonymous to a cow. The family is feeding her so; she has to do whatever they ask her to do. And we are also very accustomed with the social norms that till now, we do not question why only women have to leave their birth place after marriage. Meanwhile, if a woman wants her husband also leave the house, then the woman is blamed as the home wrecker.

A long-lost painting by 13th century Italian master Cimabue that was found in the kitchen of an elderly French woman was sold for 24 million euros ($26.6 million), more than four times the pre-auction estimate, auction Acteon house said on Sunday.

A painting seized by the Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 has been recovered from a museum in upstate New York by the FBI.

Ahead of the annual remembrance day for the abolition of the slave trade, art conservationists are working to restore a rare painting of a kneeling African slave to go on display in the British port city of Liverpool.

Suman Wagle, an Immerging artist

August 17, 2019 19:02 pm

Suman Wagle from Tanahun was interested in paintings since his childhood.

A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by retreating Nazis and sent by a German soldier as a present to his wife, came back to a Florence museum on Friday, thanks largely to a relentless campaign by the Uffizi Galleries’ director, a German.

A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled Tuesday that a Spanish museum that acquired a priceless, Nazi-looted painting in 1992 is the work’s rightful owner, and not the survivors of the Jewish woman who surrendered it 80 years ago to escape the Holocaust.

Painting a plea

March 29, 2019 10:07 am

At Ratnapark there is a splotched mural that has been painted over with brusque strokes of white paint and scribbled on forcefully. The smear is an obvious attempt at dismissing an artistic protest. On closer inspection of the mural, however, the bold letters peek out despite the white paint that blurs the two-word text. ‘Dead Sarkar’, it says (Dead Government).

Brandishing a paintbrush in her snout, Pigcasso enthusiastically tosses her head to create bright, bold strokes across a canvas propped up in her sty.

In the painting, there is a rhythm in the use of motifs and the color combination has a balance making it aesthetically appealing. Though having numerous things happening in the canvas, his skillful way to use positive and negative space has given a balance in the painting. This has led the viewers to get a clear picture of what the artist is trying to convey.

As students do not have much financial support for an exhibition, it took them five months to make the exhibition a success. They are financially in debt and about the exhibition, Vikram shared, “We four connected instantly and we saved money from our pockets for the exhibition. In the course of our work, the owner of frame store was well impressed by our work that he did us a generous favor by making the frames in credit.” The exhibition started with a positive spirit and they are happy with the favorable outcome.

At 130 years old, one of Vincent van Gogh’s famous paintings of sunflowers in a vase has become too delicate to keep touring the world and will have to stay at home in Amsterdam.

Honoring his roots & staying true

January 25, 2019 08:42 am

Sabin Bhandari comes from a family of artists. His grandfather, Kulman Bhandari is a renowned artist and sculptor. Also, his dad and uncles used to paint and sculpt as well. So naturally, looking up to them as a kid, he too started drawing and painting before finally realizing that he, in fact, had a knack for it. Bhandari, now 27, has mixed this very childhood interest with his educational background in computer engineering to create art and design in graphics.

Essence of life in nature

January 14, 2019 09:49 am

Artist Samjhana Rajbhandari's painting exhibition 'Image of Life' is on exhibition at GG Machaan, Pulchowk, Damkal Road. The exhibition began on December 23, 2018.

Rhythmic existence on exhibition

January 4, 2019 18:53 pm

Mehta has explored the archaeological remains of various sites in Nepal and has presented the archaeological objects weaved in various conceptual works.

The exhibition features beautiful rural life and landscapes in vibrant colors and realistic forms.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Embassy of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, in collaboration with Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Society (Bangladesh), organized 'Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Fine Arts Exhibition 2018' – an exhibition of painting and photography.

The unstoppable painter

August 31, 2018 09:39 am

Lasata Tuladhar has always been the residential go-to artist. Everyone who’s ever got a whiff of her existence knows that out of her 206 bones none are non-creative. She could never keep her fingers still, not when the world seemed like one large canvas to her.

NEW YORK, May 15: A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining nude woman that was once considered obscene in Paris sold for over $157 million at an auction in Manhattan on Monday.

A Pablo Picasso painting of a teenage nude with flowers fetched $115 million at Christie’s on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharm Oli, who is well-known for his pithy yet satirical rhetoric, has a different side of his talent, too, which he made public today.

RATNANAGAR, Feb 21: The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major attraction to visitors.

NEW YORK, Dec 7: A Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates.

Painting death

October 26, 2017 02:00 am

Lead poisoning in children

Damon Belanger, a local artist from San Carlos, created the stencil designs for his latest art project at his home before heading to downtown Redwood City where he draws it out in chalk and paints the design on the sidewalk.

KATHMANDU, March 20:: NMB Bank has organized 4th Inter School Heritage Painting Competition 2017. Issuing a statement, the bank said that a total of 86 students from different schools participated in the competition.

LUMBINI (Rupandehi), Nov 23: The world's largest Thangka painting is set to be put on a display in Lumbini, the origin of world peace for being the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on November 25-26.

GHANDRUK, Nov 6: A Water Color painting workshop kicked off here today. The International Water Color Society Nepal, chapter has organized the program where 76 artists are attending.

Women in Thangka painting

July 29, 2016 05:30 am

Every single time a customer enters her teacher’s thangka shop in Bhaktapur, Meru Tamang can’t help but look up expectantly from the back room. The 21 year old apprentice can be found practicing her shading and coloring there on the weekdays. She has been training in the arts of thangka painting for a little more than a year now and the first batch of the work she has helped with has only recently been put up for sale. So whenever a potential buyer begins to survey the various thangkas at the shop’s display, she shares that she can’t help but feel a tinge of nerves and excitement.