A painting exhibition, entitled “Nepal Through The Ages”, Reviving Ancient and Medieval Culture and Architecture, started at the Nepal Art Council, today. This is a solo painting exhibition of a senior, well appreciated artist, Mr. Hari Prasad Sharma. The exhibition has in display a good collection of overwhelming paintings by Mr. Sharma. The paintings feature the significant aspects of culture, religion, history from the medieval age to the recent historical events. The Kathmandu Valley and Newar culture are in the main focus of his paintings.
Prior to this exhibition, an earlier exhibition of Mr. Sharma, “Kathmandu: Down the Ages” was organized by the Himal Association with the support of the then Mayor of the Kathmandu Municipality, Mr. Keshab Sthapit. Two other exhibitions took place in between. The exhibition will be on every day from today through 26 September, 2019 between 1100 hours to 1800 hours, at the Nepal Art Council. People with enthusiasm in painting, art, culture, and history of Nepal will find this exhibition deeply interesting and useful.
During the opening program, the octogenarian painter, Mr. Sharma highlighted the details of his work and dedication and called the new generation for continuity of such work for the good of the society. Actor and Filmmaker Saruk Tamrakar presented a documentary on the work of Mr. Sharma and appreciated Mr. Sharma extraordinarily detailed works of Mr. Sharma. Mr. Basant Thapa of the Association expressed appreciation for the support made available for the program.