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Which came first: the real or the abstract?
Abstract art can be confusing as hell. There is no logical criteria around here. It isn't rooted in reality nor is it rooted in any figurative enterprise. The viewer is forced to ascribe meaning on these pieces. Most of the time, it ...
A peculiar combination.
During Juvenal Sansó’s Black Period, which spanned the '50s to the '60s, his pieces were a way for him to process the trauma from the war. Sansó used skulls as a subject, which was said to be inspired by the imagery of ...
Who knew brown paper bags could carry so much?
Salvador Ching's Pabalat is many things. It can mean alay or pabaon or pasalubong. But simply put, it's a gift. Each of the 60 pieces of work is meant to unravel, avoiding stagnation and linearity. What this means, we will try to explain in ...
The duality of man can be confusing as hell.
Oftentimes, man is torn and scorned, and hopes to be reborn in times of crisis. Isolation kills, as many of us have come to learn from the pandemic. Humanity is fragile, but for a shot at any redeeming social value, we must look ...
Featuring pieces from 58 artists, including Rodel Tapaya, Veronica Peralejo, and Romeo Lee.
What makes a chair a chair? Is it the physical sense of it, the fact that it has four legs and a cushion? Or does a chair only become a chair when we sit on it? We simply designate its meaning, some will ...
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