Siddhartha Art Gallery is organising the first-ever exhibition of Nepali art in India by taking the works of six contemporary artists to New Delhi next week. Himalayan Expression 2003 will feature 30 works by Uttam Nepali, Shashi Bickram Shah, Batsa Gopal Vaidya, Shashikala Tiwari, Kiran Manandhar and Ragini Upadhyaya (l to r in pic).
The exhibition will be opened by Royal Nepali Ambassador in New Delhi, Bhekh Bahadur Thapa on 11 March at New Delhi's Habitat Centre's Habiart Foundation. "We've always wanted to do a show in India, and we are really excited about this opportunity to show contemporary Nepali art to the Indian public at such a prestigious venue," says Sangeeta Thapa of Siddhartha. The exhibition will go on till 20 March.