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MADRID — A Spanish businessman has bought a statue symbolizing women forced to work in Japanese military brothels which was removed from an exhibition in Japan after organizers received threats over the piece.
FROM July 25 to Sept. 16, the Instituto Cervantes de Manila will be holding the exhibition, Miguel Hernández, a plena luz, in its center in Intramuros.
FOR THE 9th installment of its ongoing Of Art and Wine series, the Conrad Manila features the works of Filipino-Chinese artist Elizabeth Anne “Lizanne” Uychaco, who is known for combining modern art and the art of feng shui. It is ongoing until Aug. 11 at the hotel’s Gallery C.
A PART of the exhibit which made up the Philippine Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy, can now be seen in Manila, at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), where it is on view until July 20.
NEW YORK — Rows of tiny bullet-proof vests hang on clothing racks and “safety defense” lunchboxes adorn the walls. It looks like an apparel store — almost.
STRUCTURES tell the story of a civilization. Old churches in the Philippines have survived three colonial periods, earthquakes, and fires. Tourists now flock to buildings that survived World War 2, guides narrating the horrors that took place during that benighted period. Mansions, repurposed as museums or restaurants, tell the economic history of a province. Newer edifices tell us much about nation-building after colonization and war.
FOR Catholics, religious images are representations of faith. The religious and devotees of patrons wipe cloth on images with the belief that this brings physical healing. In some communities, a statue of the Blessed Virgin is transferred from one house to another after a week. Miracles have purportedly been witnessed in the presence of holy images.
A SPECIAL exhibit is ongoing at Rustan’s Makati featuring the religious art of the Talleres de Maximo Vicente.
FOUR YEARS ago, visual artist Maris Medina thought of organizing a reunion with her batch mates from the UST College of Fine Arts, Advertising batch 1980. With the help of social media, she was able to rekindle old friendships. Aside from a planned reunion, she spearheaded the idea of mounting a batch exhibit.
PARIS — A Paris gallery is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the colorscapes of Vincent Van Gogh like never before.
MANILA in 2019 is a bustling concrete jungle where the middle class and urban poor strive to have decent life, but in reality its streets are riddled with victims of extrajudicial killings, nine-year-old street urchins used by drug peddlers, inefficient public transport, and other inequalities and injustices.
THE legacies of the iconic auteurs Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal, both Philippine National Artists for Film, will be honored a special exhibition called Brocka, Bernal and the City, at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus starting Jan. 25.
ABSTRACT paintings hold a multitude of meanings depending on the beholder, so instead of looking for meaning, one way to connect to the art work is to look at and appreciate the labor behind the creation.
SHANGHAI — “Last one in is a rotten egg,” a neon sign in brilliant pink goads, as half a dozen people frolic and snap photos in a giant caviar bowl.
ON AUG. 8, 1967, the founding members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand — signed a document (later known as the ASEAN Declaration) describing the region as “bound together by ties of history and culture.”
DESPITE OUR differences in religion, culture, and lifestyle, the Philippines and its neighboring countries are held together by the language of art. To demonstrate both the contrasts and the resemblances, the Philippines is hosting a contemporary art exhibition called Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia.
AT SoFA Design Institute, madness breeds creativity — or is it the other way around? As a culminating activity for the school’s 24 fashion graduates this year, a public exhibition has been set up at Makati’s Power Plant Mall where original, eclectic, and whimsical clothes are on view.
BAGUIO’s Tam-Awan Village is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a travelling art exhibition featuring artists it has worked with through the years. Naturally, some of the subjects are about nature, the culture of the Cordillera, and the indigenous peoples and their artefacts like a native bag or bracelet.
FILMS TELL the story and present the identity of a nation and its people. So to mark 100 years of Philippine cinema, filmmaker and UP Film Institute associate professor Nicolas A. Deocampo has curated an exhibit titled Hidden Cinema: The Virtual Experience of Philippine Cinema’s Centenary, showcasing the evolution of motion pictures in the country.
AN ONGOING exhibition at the Ayala Museum called Historia showcases 54 artworks that span the history of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) from 1851 when BPI was still called Banco Español Filipino de Isabel II to today’s modern art in keeping with today’s modern bank.
WHO IS Pacita Abad? In 1984, she became the first woman to win the prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) awards for her contributions to the art world. She had broken barriers then, and, her legacy resonates until today, because 14 years after her death in 2004, Ms. Abad still has “a million things to say.”
TO FALL in love with something, one must first know it. This is how historian Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ, a member of the National Museum...
SIXTY artworks by UP College of Fine Arts alumni have been on view at the northwing lobby of the House of Representatives in Batasan...
AFTER successful shows in Tokyo, Munich, and Taipei in 2017, international Filipino artist Melissa la O’ (melissalaostudio.com) will mount her first solo exhibition, Eden,...
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