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For An Ordinary Man, An Extraordinary Life, readers will get a peek into the artist’s portfolio.
An Ordinary Man, An Extraordinary Life—the title of contemporary artist Elmer Borlongan’s recently released book is already quite telling of what readers can expect before they flip through each page. His wife and fellow artist Plet Bolipata proposed the title, which he ...
 
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Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century are showcased at the new museum.
Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century comprise Museo de Intramuros’ exhibits, which are replaced with a different batch of pieces every three months.The Museo, which opened to the public May 2, was built on the foundations ...
 
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It's another massive art installation by Biboy Royong.
In the summer of 2017, a 50-foot "dead whale" with tons of plastic in its mouth was seen along the shores of Naic, Cavite. It was an art installation by Biboy Royong, but it's not too far from reality since the project was inspired by ...
 
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It's one of the most rewarding ways to invest your money, and it's not as difficult as you think. Here art industry expert Emma Gilhooly breaks down the best ways to get started.
So you watched Velvet Buzzsaw, and while you laughed at Jake Gyllenhaal’s pretentious, bespectacled art critic Morf you were also left a little curious by the film’s art-bedecked LA apartments. How do you start your own art collection without spending millions or pounds ...
 
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In Cavite, artists live and die by street art.
There’s nothing refined about the Cavite art scene. It’s raw, gritty, and flawed—art in its most visceral form. You’d be hard-pressed to find fancy galleries in this part of the south. You only find art if you look for it, because it's ...
 
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We doubt it would make the image appear less on our news feed though.
It's hard to blame people for getting alarmed over the supposed "Momo Challenge," especially when both local and foreign news sites began to write about the issue, sharing an image of a woman we'd come to know as Momo. The eye-catching (and nightmare-inducing) image can convince even ...
 
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Another Luna boceto breaks into the scene, and threatens to break auction records
“We must proceed from Rizal,” novelist and filmmaker Charlson Ong once said privately to me, though I suspect—and hope—he reminds everyone of that. That is arguably gospel truth for the Filipino writer, but if we take a look back, particularly in the ...
 
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Drawings and paintings made during the artist's most prolific period will be exhibited and be up for sale at Art Fair Philippines.
About 25 drawings of the late Mauro “Malang” Santos, which have never before been shown to the public, will be part of a special exhibition at Art Fair Philippines.Soler Santos, the acclaimed artist’s youngest son, and himself a visual artist, says there ...
 
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The half-French, half-Filipina artist is going back to her roots for her exhibition at Art Fair Philippines this year
She may not be aware of it, but in just a few years, Olivia d’Aboville has become one of the leading figures of modern Philippine art. The half-French, half-Filipina artist nursed an interest in biology growing up, but eventually elected to pursue ...
 
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For over 80 years now, the two-kilometer Mabini Street located in once-genteel Ermita has been the nexus of touristy and artistic activities.
For over 80 years now, Mabini Street, the two-kilometer street located in once-genteel Ermita has been the nexus of touristy and artistic activities. In its heyday, it teemed with art galleries and shops, making it Manila’s most colorful alley.Mabini was known in ...
 
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Are museums now just Instagram traps?
Gone are the days when most people would visit museums and simply sit in silence while basking in the glory of an artwork, maybe attempt to analyze it as best as they can, or try to decipher the meaning behind it. Then ...
 
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Artist Gus Albor and CRWN collaborate on a one-of-a-kind art and music event
Museums are typically serene, quiet places that often seem reserved only for the reserved.Not the Ayala Museum earlier this month, when online music platform Bandwagon put together celebrated minimalist artist Gus Albor and beatmaker/producer CRWN in Creative Nights, a special one-night only music ...
 
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Is it art or just vandalism?
Ian Lewis’s quiet Port Talbot existence found itself upturned in the course of one evening. The former steelworker woke up last December to find his garage wall vandalized by Banksy.Yes, that Banksy.The mural, entitled Season’s Greetings, appeared on Lewis’s garage a week ...
 
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Scarlet Snow has a lookalike in another portrait too.
The National Museum finally confirmed the identity of the woman in an unfinished portrait by National Artist Fernando Amorsolo. The woman turned out to be Florencia “Nena” Singson Gonzalez-Belo, the mother of Vicki Belo.The painting by Amorsolo has been sitting in National Museum of ...
 
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It supports craftsmen from all over Palawan.
Visit Lio Tourism Estate in El Nido, Palawan and you'd never want to leave the island paradise. It has a long stretch of white-sand beach, low-rise boutique hotels, rows of restaurants with al fresco dining, a craft beer station (where you can ...
 
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Boiled pig snout. Blood sausages. A pint of craft beer brewed with Sagada oranges, clubbing to country music, and drinking with a bone hunter. Kara Ortiga visits Baguio to gorge on their local food—only to find a more interesting, outré side to the Cordilleras.
I came up to Baguio to devour some dog meat. To be more exact, I was sent to explore the food culture of the region, to scour the city for their best eats via a local who would lead the way—and since ...
 
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He designed everything from the LRT-1 stations to the Coconut Palace.
After receiving a unified nomination for National Artist in 2016, Filipino Architect Francisco “Bobby” Mañosa has recently been conferred the National Artist award for Architecture by President Rodrigo Duterte. The long-overdue honor comes a year after Mañosa: Beyond Architecture, a series of exhibits on his ...
 
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"Girl With Balloon" sold for $1.4 million, but it's worth even more money in shreds.
Two Fridays ago, street artist and art troll Banksy destroyed a version of his famous "Girl with Balloon" graffiti work immediately after it was auctioned off for a cool $1.4 million. This week, the anonymous buyer announced that she plans to hang onto the shredded picture—which isn’t ...
 
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These watercolors show off different side to our favorite dining establishments.
Gerardo Jimenez, owner of Malipayon Farms, often found himself at his clients' establishments during the dead hours of the day, and as a budding watercolor artist, he was struck by the quiet interiors bathed in afternoon light. "Since these were during the odd ...
 
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Thanks to virtual-reality technology, you can be part of key events in Ramon Magsaysay's life.
For less than four brief years (1953-1957), Ramon Magsaysay was the president of the Philippines. Rising to popularity during the following years after the Second World War, Magsaysay was a bonafide war hero whose exploits as a guerilla leader during the World War II is ...