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Apr 23, 2017 |

Horses – The Energy

Shahi Shah's horses explore the Hindu myths in surrealist form and are symbolic. Horses are the recurrent images in his artwork which symbolizes the power or energy. Sometimes his horses are beyond the canvases in a sculpture form. Skillfully made from recycled newspapers, wires and found materials, his horses are masculine in viewing and have an energetic movement.
Asha Dangol

Shashi Shah – The Living Legend: A founder member of SKIB-71, Shashi Shah (b 1940) did Govt. Diploma in Arts from Sir J.J. School of Arts Mumbai, India, and also did Special course on murals from the same college. Former Campus Chief of Lalit Kala Campus and Sirjana College of Fine Arts, Shashi Shah has participated in many national and international shows: selected are EXPO–Japan 1970, Three Men Show, NAFA Gallery 1971, Triennial Exhibition, New Delhi, India in 1971, 1975 and 1981, SKIB '71 Exhibitions in Darjeeling, Pokhara and Kathmandu from 1971 to 1978, Nepali Paintings Exhibition at the Oriental Art Museum Moscow Russia in 1975, Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Japan in 1980 and 1985, Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka Bangladesh in 1981 and 1983, Asian Art Show, Seoul South Korea in 1985, and Manuka Gallery, Sydney Australia in 1985.


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