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Artist Dex Fernandez turns the lockdown stories of Filipinos into a lighthearted comic strip series.
Like many in the country, artist Dex Fernandez has been spending his days indoors, keeping tabs on the latest COVID-19 news on the radio, Internet, and social media, and maybe going a little stir crazy.“It's sad to hear and see how our ...
 
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Athletes, designers, and volunteers take centerstage.
Because of its designated bus stops and strict policies on pedestrian crossings, you have no choice but to walk more than you're used to in the city of Makati. Most of us who are keen on achieving several thousand steps a day ...
 
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We skip a long drive in the countryside and take the pony car for a spin to an art show.
There’s a certain stereotype attached to owners of cars like the Ford Mustang whether we care to admit it or not. Immediately our minds go to preconceived notions about what he or she might be like—perhaps he’s a showoff who spends his ...
 
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To improve art buying, the people behind Cartellino are pushing the boundaries of marketing and selling art by making it more accessible.
The internet has opened up a world of opportunities and possibilities, especially for shoppers. Gone are the days that you'd have to endlessly wonder how much a certain item costs. In fact, you can buy almost anything you want wherever you are.While that rings true ...
 
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The format of the space will be one that's immersive and engaging.
There are only a few more days before ALT Philippines, the newest contemporary art show in town, stages a curated display of established and up-and-coming artists. While we know it will have an "immersive and engaging" format, the rest is still shrouded ...
 
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Gallery 7 is Pinto's space dedicated to contemporary art.
Last month, the Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo opened Gallery 7, its largest gallery dedicated to contemporary art.Pinto Art Museum is a sprawling complex with galleries and open air spaces where nature and art are seamless. The museum traces its roots back ...
 
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It used to be a department store.
Back in the 1800s, the most happening place in the Metro was the 393-meter Calle de Escolta. It was lined with luxury stores, restaurants, and many other stately structures designed in Art Deco style. But many of them have fallen into disrepair, and what's ...
 
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The Ghent Altarpiece restoration caused people to lose their minds.
A controversial restoration of the world-famous Ghent Altarpiece, otherwise known as the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, sent the faithful feeling aghast at what seems to be cultural and religious sacrilege: The Lamb of God now looks like a goat with human-like ...
 
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Creative couple Mideo Cruz and Racquel de Loyola tap into the energy of Gapan and then give it back to the community through art.
Trading an apartment in Taguig for a rice silo in Gapan, Nueva Ecija might seem like a wild notion to some, but for radical art couple Mideo Cruz and Racquel de Loyola, it was an easy decision. Urban life’s constraints on their ...
 
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Get ready for an immersive and engaging art show.
Filipino modern and contemporary art is booming right now. The sheer amount of artists, galleries, and collectors today is proof of that. As a new year and decade starts, it's clear an exciting shift in the landscape is coming. And, that's exactly what ...
 
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Artist Eric Zamuco provokes in his exhibit “Cosmic Grounds” at Silverlens Galleries.
A series of family health issues and emotional circumstances beginning in 2017 sent artist Eric Zamuco’s otherwise normal life into a tailspin.He learned to temporarily evade the turbulence by taking solitary walks to give him the strength to face the challenges of ...
 
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The art fair kicks off at The Link on February 21.
We're just weeks away from Art Fair Philippines 2020. And that means we're closer to seeing the new pieces, new artists, and new galleries that we await each year. Whether you're a collector or just an art fan, here's everything you need to ...
 
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Malasimbo 2020 is creating quality music at the La Mesa Eco Park amphitheater.
Malasimbo, a key player in environmental conservation, celebrates its 10th year at one of the last green spaces left in Metro Manila. The La Mesa Eco Park has over one million trees and various species of flora and fauna. It is also ...
 
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Leon Gallery is kicking off the year with an exceptional trove of treasures.
If you have a blank wall in your house that needs some artistic embellishment, Leon Gallery is making it easier for collectors to do their art shopping online and it's almost as simple as adding to cart. On January 18 and 19, the ...
 
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A wooden bust of Rizal, attributed to the National Hero himself, has just recently resurfaced.
We found Rizal's first selfie.And no, it wasn’t taken before the Eiffel Tower, or at the Hotel Inglés in Madrid, or on the streets of Heidelberg. And it isn’t so much a capture as it is the photograph’s solemn kinsman: the wooden ...
 
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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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Ahead of Sotheby’s contemporary art auctions in Hong Kong, Boris Cornelissen and Shea Lam talk to T&C about what makes this dynamic market so appealing.
In case you haven’t noticed, the contemporary art market is booming, and one can even posit that it's at the highest it’s ever been. Then again, it’s quite hard to miss, with post-war art breaking record after record at auction, taking prices ...
 
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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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The homeowners have amassed an impressive array of contemporary art and they believe that collecting isn't a race, but a journey.
Weaving an art collection into the rooms of a home is a design skill that is often underestimated.  While we are not fans of hard and fast set rules when it comes to decorating, it is important to have a sense of ...
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