Between losing and loss

New art exhibition is a wistful take on what we have left when Himalayan identities are gone

The house of Chitrakars

Their profession is their surname. Three generations of Chitrakars have devoted their lives to studying, practicing, and refining Nepali art. At...

Autism awareness with art

Nepalis with autism take to art to live their lives to the best of their abilities

Lain Singh Bandgel lives on

The works of Nepal’s foremost artist are up for grabs for a limited time at an auction in London

Australian gallery returns stolen strut to Nepal

A 13th-century wooden strut stolen from a Patan temple finally comes home from Australia after almost 50 years

Ashish Dhakal

Singha Darbar, not Singapore

The obsession of our leaders with Singapore is unmatched. Every prime minister we have had in the 30 years (some of them...

Art for art's sake

Siddhartha Art Gallery is once again alive with a vibrant colour palette, meticulously textured on canvas, depicting stunning expressions of devotion and...

Ashish Dhakal

Sketching the chariot of the rain god

For 19 days in May, artist Sushila Singh followed the Rato Machhindranath chariot, its construction from the ground up.She sat, watching the...

Ashish Dhakal

Art and resistance in South Asia

“In dark times, will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing, about the dark times.”German playwright Bertolt Brecht’s words echoes...

Nepali artist’s butterfly effect

Milan Rai has come a long way since his project to stick white butterflies to trees in Nepal went viral worldwide. His...

Kunda Dixit