Kathmandu, 27 Dec 2014: A painting entitled ‘Sapanaharu (Dreams)’ by Lainsingh Bangdel (1924-2002), the father of Nepali modern art, has sold out for Rs 550,000 in the ongoing Kalapunja IV extensive art exhibition at the Nepal Art Council, Bbaarmahal.
The exhibition was organised by Society of Modern Art SOMA commemorating the 90th birth anniversary of the artist Bangdel.
Similarly, the artwork titled ‘Dingla’ by 68-year-old Kanti Neupane sold for Rs 35,000 in the same exhibition. Neupane is the daughter of the Rastrakabi Madhav Prasad Ghimire.
The art exhibition features 90 paintings by the late Bangdel’s students including three by the late artist himself. The exhibition will run till December 29.