Franco-Nepali Painting Exhibition at AF Kathmandu

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Within the framework of the 70 year celebrations of Franco-Nepali bilateral relations and amity, Alliance Française Kathmandu hosted a painting exhibition of four contemporary artists from the two countries from July 16 to July 31. The artists featured in the exhibition included Kiran Manandhar, Vincent Greby, Sagar Manandhar, and BK Nar Bahadur. Even though the four painters use different techniques, they are united by their attempt to delve into colors and materials as a universal language. The inauguration of the exhibition was presided over by HE François-Xavier Léger, the Ambassador of France to Nepal.

'Landscape 1' by BK Nar Bahadur

‘Landscape 1′ by BK Nar Bahadur

BK Nar Bahadur is renowned for Nepalese Landscape paintings, especially his series on mountain ranges, and contemporary sculpture. Based in Kathmandu, Vincent Greby has primarily exhibited in France, Nepal, Cambodia, and South Korea. His work embraces painting, photography and writing.

'Encounter' by Vincent Greby

‘Encounter’ by Vincent Greby

The eminent artist Kiran Manandhar is the founder Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts. In 1998,  he was awarded with a fellowship by the Cité International des Arts (Paris, France). Sagar Manandhar is a Lecturer at Kathmandu University, School of Arts. He has designed the flag of Kathmandu Metropolitan City and has participated in many national and international art workshops.

'Kheth ka Kathaharu XII' by Sagar Manandhar

‘Kheth ka Kathaharu XII’ by Sagar Manandhar

The exhibition provided an apt occasion to celebrate the diplomatic relations between France and Nepal in an artistic manner. The Embassy of France in Nepal, Vino Bistro, and Himalayan French Cheese lent their support to ensure that the event was a success. The large number of visitors was a testament to the fact that the visitors appreciated the artworks on display and willingly participated in the ongoing celebrations!

'Love and Emotions' by Kiran Manandhar

‘Love and Emotions’ by Kiran Manandhar

Siddharth Bhatt

Rédaction, AF Magazine Inde-Népal

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Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

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