Went to the opening of Amalgam – 2012 at Siddharth Art Gallery
As mentioned many times before on these pages we miss the anger and craziness you find with young and up-coming artists around the world.
“I’m 100 % sure that the young Nepali artists are as angry, weird, passionate, horny and /or humorous as their friends in Copenhagen, Berlin, Delhi, Bangkok or Burma where we just returned from a couple of weeks ago…” says Thomas.
There are a few very good pieces, several good ones and a lot of the traditional buddihst/hindu/village-life/pagoda/mountain motives you find everywhere.
But that’s our personal taste.
The exhibition has a lot of works by contemporary Nepali Artists – so if you have the time and would like to get an idea about the local art scene check it out. We are sure you’ll find something you like at reasonable prizes
The exhibition is definitely worth a visit. The Gallery is the most beautiful in town, and the surroundings are stunning.
Isn’t Amalgam the dangerous stuff the dentist put in your teeth in the 80’ties? This one is hard to crack…