Laxman Karmacharya – kathmandu triennale

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Artwork Description

Private Collection: Himalayan Bank Ltd.

This painting can be situated in the tradition of the Pop Art. The artist combines banal vernacular with religious imagery. A god being depicted as a superhero is an image which can be read from different perspectives. The artist connects an American icon, Superman with the iconic imagery of Hindu diety.

Biography

Laxman Karmacharya (b. 1986) has a BFA from Kathmandu University Center for Art and Design, Kathmandu, Nepal. His works include, ‘Soundless Sound’ a solo painting exhibition at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu; ‘NED-NEP’ and ‘Save Bagmati’, both workshops & exhibitions at the Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu; ‘Amalgman’ a group painting exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu; ‘Unifying- A Woman’s World’ Art Exhibition at Hotel Del Annapurna, Kathmandu; ‘Steps’ A Group Painting Exhibition at Jhourbahi in Bhaktapur; ‘Re-fuzed’ the art event in Bhaktapur; ‘Under one sun festival’ installation in Basantapur, Kathmandu; ‘Steps ii’- a group exhibition in Bhaktapur; ‘Fantasized idea’ a painting exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery; ‘Portrait to self-portrait’ a group exhibition in KCAC, Patan; ‘Amalgam’ in Siddhartha Art Gallery, amongst many others.