His popularity amongst both the mass and the class will stand testimony to that fact. An interview with laxman shreshtha the paintings of laxman shrestha have made a mark in the annals of indian art.
Nepalese painting or nepali painting begins with the religious paintings with hindu and buddhist subjects almost all newa art by the newar people of the kathmandu valley these traditional paintings can be found in the form of either wall paintings cloth paintings called paubha or manuscripts they used conservative technique style and iconography in their works for centuries.
Laxman shrestha painting. Laxman shreshtha is reclusive yet an individual deeply in love with his. His viewers are bowled over by the seemingly effortless production of exquisite oils and watercolors that transcends the realm of ordinary emotions and perceptions. Learn about the artist and find an in depth biography exhibitions original artworks the latest news and sold auction prices.
The soft spoken artist is known for his calculated use of words. It does not exist in time but is continuous he says. 1939 untitled signed laxman shrestha on the reverse oil on canvas 40 x 44 inches 101 6 x 111 76 cm c condition report.
Laxman shreshtha indian b. School of art ecole national superieure des beaux arts academie de la grande chaumiere atelier 17 of willain hayter and central school of art in the us. No reserve auction of modern and contemporary art and collectibles 24 25 april 2018.
49 x 49 in painted circa 1988 estimate 3 000 5 000 print. 1939 born in nepal laxman shrestha has studied art extensively at various schools. The creator of all of this art is laxman shrestha a local from nepalgunj who is spreading social messages through each of his paintings.
Untitled mixed media on canvas 39 x 40 in winning bid 12 660 rs 8 10 240 inclusive of buyer s premium. Areas of paint separation within areas of heaviest impasto. Painting for laxman shrestha is immediate instantaneous with neither beginning nor an end.
This week the catalyst had a chance to sit with him and talk about his art work and life journey. He is also a motivational speaker. Laxman shreshtha can be regarded as the archetype of the successful artist.
Signed laxman lower right and further signed laxman shrestha on reverse oil on canvas 125 x 125 cm. But his experiences aren t limited to education alone. Like the artist says i came to painting through landscapes.
View laxman shreshtha s artworks on artnet. His work in essence conveys something deeper and more fundamental which comes across as a reflection of his sensitive mind. Hence an opportunity to interview him was a once in a lifetime experience.