Group Etching Print Exhibition – 2012 at Newa Chen Art Gallery
Abstract: Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing; normally on papers. Printmaking techniques are generally divided into the basic categories as relief, intaglio, planographic and stencil. As relief technique woodcut prints are familiar in Nepal from a very earlier age through ritual and commercial use which is still practiced. Likewise etching is not a new media for us. Etching is a process of playing intaglio method with acid on metal plates with needle, color, etching machine and paper. It was in practice for commercial purpose like in printing press, goldsmith and many sectors in Nepal.
Etching has been introduced in Nepalese contemporary art scenario more than forty years ago. Printmaking has its own expression creating artwork which is quiet popular and established
in the modern art world.
- Ms. Saurganga Darshandhari
- Ms. Rukumani Shrestha
- Ms. Manju Shyaula
- Ms. Sabita Dongol
- Mr. Ishan Pariyar
- Mr. Rajan Maharjan
Venue: Newa Chen Art Gallery
From: 25th August 2012 at 4:30 PM till 14th September 2012
Gallery hours: 10am to 5pm
Address: Newa Chen, Kulimha Kobahal-9, Lalitpur (Way to Kumbeswor Temple)
Phone: 5533532, 9841224753