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A tribute exhibit at León Gallery and charities at The Magnificent...

León Gallery (www.leon-gallery.com) celebrated the legendary Philippine Art Gallery, ground zero for Manila’s avant-garde in the 1950s, with a special show, titled Mid-Century Moderns:...

Art goes malling

STUDENTS who have a passion for visual arts had a new and exciting avenue to showcase their art pieces as SM Supermalls (www.smsupermalls.com) held...

Master abstractionist Edwin Wilwayco celebrates 4 decades with coffee-table book

Painting is a discovery. Every time you make a mark on canvas, all sorts of possibilities open up and all sorts of problems to...

The ‘Echo’ of Gregory Halili

A life-size skeleton created entirely from uncut, found corals atop a massive, raw driftwood; skull profiles and open hands meticulously painted and fashioned on...

Silverlens reopens doors with ‘Translación’

WHAT is lost in every transfer, each subsequent relocation? What is left in a vacated room that cannot be moved or brought forth? Could...

Rita Gudiño’s ceramic art comes to focus

Filipino ceramic artist Rita Gudiño opens her exhibition, titled Simbuyo, at the Hiraya Gallery today, December 13. In this collection, Rita Gudiño explores the niches...

Popo San Pascual and Tony Alcasid mount ‘Madonna’ at Casa Conchita

Popo San Pascual, who has been painting for 30 years now, is well-known for his large abstract expressionist canvases that are a cacophony of deliberately painted multicolored...

Hidalgo’s prized ‘La Inocencia’ and other ‘kingly treasures’ hit the market

AT the foreground of a spring Parisian garden in Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo’s La Inocencia stands a young lady wearing a translucent yellow dress and...

‘Collective Dreams’ exhibition features the visions, aspirations of the kids from...

THE Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), with the support of the Embassy of France, presents Collective Dreams, an art exhibition featuring the visions and...

Putting the spotlight on Angono Contemporary Art

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) celebrates the birth month of National Artist Carlos “Botong” Francisco via the exhibit Homebound: A Survey of...

First full Edgar Degas retrospective in nearly 30 years shows an artist who...

By Christopher Knight / Los Angeles Times FOR today’s art, does Edgar Degas matter? That’s the question at the heart of a large and fascinating retrospective exhibition...

The mosaic art of Maria Isabel Lopez

By Sabrina Arpa THE first one woman show of visual artist and actress Maria Isabel Lopez opened recently at the Passion Arts Gallery in SM...

Art and tensions over national identity

By Jessica Meyers / Los Angeles Times A Taiwanese tour guide stood outside the National Palace Museum and waited for crowds she didn’t expect to see. Last...

Is this a real Jackson Pollock? Power lawyer sues over potential...

By David Ng | Los Angeles Times PIERCE O’Donnell is a Los Angeles litigator with a track record of big cases. His prominent clients include Shelly Sterling...

Bulky, heavy, pricey–yet flourishing. Art catalogs keep print alive in the digital...

By Carolina A. Miranda  / Los Angeles Times AS far as art books go, Matisse in the Barnes Foundation, published last year by Thames & Hudson, is pretty...

How to get the lived-in look without the clutter

By Sacha Strebe | Domaine WHILE we’re told time and time again to keep our homes clean and clutter-free, our busy lives often get in...

Making children’s lives more colorful

THE Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development (Canvas) and National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera recently launched...

Exploring the poetry of motherhood

By Jt Nisay There’s warmth in the latest solo exhibit of acclaimed visual artist Araceli Limcaco Dans. It’s one that is set not with colors,...

Repurposing Manila’s ‘forgotten’ landmarks into art venues through London Biennale

THE Metropolitan Theatre is just one of the many architectural marvels that once stood tall and mighty at the heart of Old Manila. Nowadays,...

When is art ‘too Filipino’ or ‘not Filipino enough’?

By Jt Nisay Lavanderas by legendary artist Fernando Amorsolo screams Filipino. The painting is a masterful depiction of the inferential imagery of rural Philippines, where...

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