Nepal Art Now
A revelatory survey of Nepalese art from the 1950s to today
Published by Kerber.
Edited by Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha, Christian Schicklgruber. Text by Robert Beer, Claire Burkert, Christian Schicklgruber, Sangeeta Thapa.
Constituting the first comprehensive survey of contemporary Nepalese art yet published, Nepal Art Now supplies a glimpse into a thriving creative scene barely represented internationally.
The book—featuring color plates and biographies for the contributing artists—includes a section on artwork created by the members of Janakpur Women's Development Centre, an organization through which Maithili women are able to sell their art.
Artists include: Lain Singh Bangdel, Lok Chitrakar, Asha Dangol, Chandra Dangol, Pramila Giri, Hit Man Gurung, Koshal Hamal, Manish Harijan, Kabi Raj Lama, Mekh Limbu, Lachhiman Maharjan, Sanjeev Maharjan, Sunita Maharjan, Kiran Manandhar, Manuj Babu Mishra, Sheelasha Rajbhandari, Ashmina Ranjit, Ajit Kumar Sah, Seema Sharma Shah, Shashi Bikram Shah, Uma Shankar Shah, Anil Shahi, Rabindra Shakya, Rajan Shakya, Siddhi Muni Shakya, Surendra Man Shakya, Ang Tsherin Sherpa, Gopal Kalapremi Shrestha, Laxman Shrestha, Samundra Man, Singh Shrestha, Udaya Charan Shrestha, Sunil Sigdel, Birendra Pratap Singh, Soshana and many others.