Figurative depiction of Ganesh


The exposition of paintings titled ‘A Dedication to Lord Ganapati’ by Shivani (Rana) Timalsina opened on July 29 at The Art Shop. Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Durga Shrestha inaugurated the exhibition. Ganesh, being the most prominent God is depicted figuratively in most of her paintings. Only few of her paintings depict his real disposition. “It was last September during a group exhibition that I thought of exhibiting my paintings,” said Timalsina. She has already proved her talent in quite a number of group exhibitions earlier.

“These paintings are not personal interpretation of Ganesh. The posture and images have been painted with reference to description of Ganesh in Vedas,” said Timalsina. The oils paintings reflect the artist’s proclivity to the Lord Ganesh. Six of the paintings are of landscapes; fruits and flowers the rest 16 paintings display different forms of Ganesh. The price ranges from Rs 4,500 to Rs 17,000. The exhibition continues till August 3.