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This flock of fledgling creatives is fresh, inspiring, and exceedingly talented.
It is no doubt that the local art scene is ever-growing and rife with talent, but sometimes, there comes an artist with a certain quality that sets him or her apart from the rest; a unique study that makes one thoroughly intrigued. ...
 
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It's the fourth attempt to restore the Grand Dame of Manila.
The Manila Metropolitan Theater (a.k.a. the Met), despite its age, continues to stand tall amid traffic jams, pollution, and noise in Plaza Lawton. But of course, we all know what's behind the pink-colored façade—a decrepit building. Finally, after stalled operations for its ...
 
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It features over 3,000 works by the Dutch painter.
Mention the name Vincent van Gogh to anyone and what immediately comes to mind are his landscapes and still life that's unlike no other. "The Starry Night," "Sunflowers," and "Bedroom in Arles" are just some of his most notable works, and you ...
 
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Likhain, aka Mia Sereno, was recognized as "Best Fan Artist" at the 2019 Hugo Awards in Dublin.
Artist Mia Sereno, who also goes by the pseudonym Likhain, just became the second Filipino Hugo Award winner to ever be recognized by the prestigious literary body. Sereno won “Best Fan Artist” in the 2019 Hugo Awards, which were held during the ...
 
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Is it real or fake?
If it’s real, it’s got to be the cheapest artwork ever sold by the painter on record.An alleged Juan Luna piece is currently being auctioned on Invaluable, an online auction house of artworks from around the world. The highest bid for the ...
 
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It runs until June 21 at Robinsons Galleria.
It's always a question of whether talent is something you inherit or something you harness. But for the grandchildren of three National Artists for Visual Arts, it seems that it's a little bit of both. This month, Ronna Manansala, Carlos "Totong" Francisco ...
 
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The Spanish painter’s descendants, who are now based in Budapest, found the Facebook post.
When Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders established Facebook, their primary goal was to solve a communication gap in 2004. “You know, I was just trying to help connect people at colleges and a few schools,” he said in an interview with CNBC last ...
 
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The Maestranza Creative Quarter is set to open in 2020.
If you spent most of your college life in Manila, specifically the University Belt, then you probably visited Intramuros once or twice for a school project—an art history paper, a music video, a photo shoot, or even just for rehearsing a presentation ...
 
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Mico Suayan worked on the exclusive Comic Odyssey cover variant, featuring Filipina Marvel superheroine Wave, for War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas.
The Cebuana Marvel character Pearl Pangan a.k.a. Wave received much fanfare from Filipinos when comic book writer Greg Pak, who also wrote the miniseries where Wave made her debut, posted her design. The character artwork, designed by co-creator Leinil Yu and colored ...
 
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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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