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The enduring legacy of Sister Max

How an African-American school teacher came to Nepal in the 1960s, established a private art gallery and helped found the Kopan Monastery. The enduring legacy of Sister Max
Max Mathews poses for a photograph. Photos: Courtesy of the Lama Yeshe Archive
Sangeeta Thapa
Published at : March 2, 2024
Updated at : March 2, 2024 09:41

Sangeeta Thapa

Sangeeta Thapa is the director of Siddhartha Art Gallery, one of Nepal’s longest-running private art galleries. She is also the founder of Siddhartha Arts Foundation, a non-profit that runs art-related workshops and initiatives and is the principal organiser of the Kathmandu Triennale. She is the author of ‘In the Eye of the Storm--The Drawings of Manuj Babu Mishra’.