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Katrin De Guia is an artist, an academic, a mother, and wife, not necessarily in that order.
When people talk about the spouses of renowned businessmen, artists or celebrities, they’re often described as “the woman behind the personality.” But Katrin De Guia would rather be known as standing beside her husband. While the focus has mostly been on Kidlat ...
 
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If you’re willing to go through multiple health checks, Baguio is ready to welcome you back.
Kidlat Tahimik first heard about Enrique de Malacca in the late 1970s. The artist and filmmaker became so fascinated with the story of the Malay slave who became a member of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition party—and who some historians believe is the first ...
 
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Give, if you can.
The devastation wrought by typhoon Ulysses continues to unravel. Images of people trying to rebuild, particularly in Marikina and Rizal province, are all over social media. It’s doubly heartbreaking considering that it’s barely been a few days since typhoon Rolly ravaged the ...
 
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Shelter Fund has been helping artists ride through the pandemic.
As the pandemic lengthens without any immediate end in sight, Shelterfund has been helping sustain artists who have been stuck at home like everyone else. Jason Quibilan, the organizer and founder of Shelter Fund, first came up with the "photographers in aid of ...
 
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Leon Gallery’s upcoming auction includes santos, tapestries, skate decks, and so many luxury watches
Remember those awesome Supreme skate decks, in collaboration with Nan Goldin, The Hundreds, and Mendini, we previewed early last month? Well, here’s more of that kind of ultra-rare and fantastic finds from the mothership itself. The Vintages auction by Leon Gallery finally opens its doors ...
 
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He sold out his paintings during the quarantine.
Joseph Ayllon had been working as a communications professional for two decades when he faced an unexpected bump in his career. His company initiated a restructuring program late last year that rendered his role as head of public relations and communications redundant. ...
 
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The Fifth Wall Fest allows audiences to experience art together without having to leave home.
Dance on camera is an art form barely touched in the Philippines, but is appreciated now more than ever. In this current normal, it is a way of experiencing art altogether without leaving home, confronting the global pandemic head-on from within.READ MORE ...
 
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Get your hands on these very cool items ‘sometime in November.’  
So a little birdie told us about an upcoming auction where a small collection of Supreme skate decks will be up for grabs. In his message, our source cryptically includes this description: “100 series,” which may allude to the 100 super rare ...
 
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This family of creatives has flourished being together 24/7 in quarantine.
Artists Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz first met at the UP College of Fine Arts at the turn of the millennium.They became friends in 2000, began dating in 2003, and then were married in 2007. They are now parents to a brood ...
 
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This exhibit by Patricia Perez Eustaquio is one you want to see up close and personal.
In this current atmosphere of cold isolation, where we have been apart from our tribes for the last six months, Patricia Perez Eustaquio invites us to escape to Silverlens Galleries and envelope ourselves in the warmth of her tapestries in her solo ...
 
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Artists are bucking the results of a survey that they are "non-essential" in this time of a pandemic.
Last June 14th, Singapore’s Straits Times published a survey conducted by Singapore-based consumer research firm Milieu Insight that said out of 1,000 online Singaporean respondents, 71% of the respondents said that artists are considered the least essential as a profession or means ...
 
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The street artist has reportedly been unmasked.
After starting as a freehand graffiti artist in the early-'90s, Banksy's first known stenciled mural appeared on an office building in Bristol in 1997. The mural shows a Teddy bear throwing a Molotov cocktail at three riot police.More: How Banksy Has Turned Graffiti ...
 
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Artists present a meditation on New York City street art in the time of coronavirus.
Urban street art distinguishes itself from traditional art forms in that the amount of time it takes to arrive at a finished piece is significantly shorter than, say oil painting or glass sculpture. Street artists also do not necessarily need to kowtow ...
 
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What started as a community initiative took on a life of its own as Mercado Vicente has become a source of inspiration and pride in these troubling times.
Part palengke, part exhibit, part ode to Filipino culture, Mercado Vicente is the creative index to go to for curated content featuring some of the best young and emerging Filipino artists in the world. The online index was created to showcase Filipino ...
 
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Four female artists from the new art collective, Project 20, reflect the dramatic changes in the world around them.
“People have now shifted to the worldwide web. I think we should utilize the platform, especially for artists who have no access to galleries and are underrepresented,” says Mimi Salibio, one of the artists of Project 20, whose works are going on sale ...
 
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‘Well-Distance-Being’ reminds you to be present while social distancing.
No handshakes. No high-fives. No hugs. No holding hands with your honey. No kisses from Mommy. The new world order requires humans, whether friends, lovers, or foes, to stay at least two meters away from each other. It’s the price we must ...
 
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These artists provoked with these controversial masterpieces.
Forgive us for quoting a YA novel, but it seems pretty apt: “Art [isn't] supposed to look nice; [it's] supposed to make you feel something,” said Park in Rainbow Rowell's  Eleanor & Park. As if to prove that, many artists have gone from ...
 
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Far away from the Philippines, artist Ged Merino turns memory into tactile art.
As surprising as the coronavirus has been, many across the globe started their quarantine romantically, with visions of their quarantine masterpiece ala King Lear. Finally, some time to be creative. But as the psychological toll set in, those masterpieces fell to the backburner. ...
 
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He based the paintings from photographs he took of the eruption.
Michael Sagaran was at work at Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City when plumes of smoke started spewing out of Taal Volcano on January 12. The hotel is situated right on the ridge and has a direct view of the volcano and ...
 
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The benefit auction, which features more than 200 lots of fine and decorative art, furniture, jewelry, timepieces, rare books, and collectibles, will be held online on May 23.
On April 18, roughly a month into the enhanced community quarantine, Salcedo Auctions successfully auctioned off a new Romulo Galicano painting for COVID-19 relief. “It all happened quite fast actually,” says director Richie Lerma, on a phone call. “Romulo began work on ...
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