Stories By 'Kurchi Dasgupta'
The exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery that started on the 24th of last month, and currently on show, is a collection of paintings by Prithvi Shrestha, the first recipient of a newly instituted bursary by the Himalayan Light Foundation, founded by senior Chinese artist Zhao Jianqiu in 2015.
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The fact that traditional art forms are surviving, and experiencing an influx of artists to boot, means that these art forms are negotiating our globalised world’s economic structures and rules
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Tags: art
About two weeks ago I was walking in Bakhundole and was intrigued by the sight of paper kites hanging on house-walls. Each kite had a string attached that seemed to lead back to a source somewhere nearby. Intrigued further, I followed the strings and rows of kites and found myself on the NexUs Lasanaa premises, and into a performance in progress
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As you pass Hotel Himalaya in Lalitpur, your eyes are bound to linger on the wall separating it from the busy traffic on the road. Women’s faces, reclining bodies, flora and fauna in tints of red and shades of white,
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Recently, Club 25 Hours at Tangalwood hosted quite an extraordinary show over two weekends.
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Tags: Tangalwood
In discussing the Dhaka Art Summit 2018 tangentially, I take my queue from Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s closing keynote address. Gayatri is a name familiar to Nepal’s academia, as she is to a large section of students of the humanities and social sciences.
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