Stone sculpture art in Nepal

Vinod Kc (Pokhrel) WST Reporter,Asia 

   stone-sculpture-art-in-nepal Nepal is famous for ites stone sculpture statues carving art. Stone sculpture Statues carving art in Nepal dates to centuries back. Most of the stone sculpture art and architecture in the Kathmandu Valley, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur was created by the Newars, one of the many ethnic groups in Nepal.

Predominantly Newari artists were renowned throughout Asia for the high quality of their stone sculpture statues carving art. Now a days Tamangs and even the Brahmins and Chettris are working as stone carvers in Patan. Both China and Tibet imported art and artists from Nepal to adorn their temples, monasteries, and homes, spreading Nepalese style far beyond the country’s borders.