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The dystopian impressionist had a lot of sleepless nights.
Kirk Dijamco hasn't gotten a lot of sleep lately. Insomnia can break just about anyone, but not him. In the wee hours of the morning is usually when the ugliest demons rear their even uglier heads. Fortunately, that special period between 2:00 ...
Details of the past in fast cars and faster times.
It took a few lives for Michael Sagaran to rediscover art again. The once-young-and-promising art major moved toward a very different path since his days as a finalist for the Shell National Art Competition. You can even say that he's been a ...
Fresh off her first solo exhibition, Writings of a Never Not Moving.
Tita Halaman spends most of her time in the garden of extremes. Raw, liberated, and bold in their movements, her mystically twisted figures convey the complexities of human emotion. While they may seem like they agonize, these characters actually come from a great yearning ...
"Can the Philippine art scene be democratized?"
Who gets to gatekeep art? On a fundamental level, no one should, but the politics of the art scene say otherwise. Nevertheless, a handful of newer galleries are breaking these old-world notions. One of them is Vintana.ph, a relatively young collective that hopes ...
More color, more life.
There's a good chance that most of us have walked or driven past one of Jappy Agoncillo's magnetically striking murals around the city. The artist is a master manipulator of mood and light, taking from the vivid imagery of graphic novels and comic ...
The hedge fund founder-turned-artist is breaking free from the burden of expectation.
There's no one way to becoming an artist. But anytime someone with six college degrees, encompassing the disciplines of economics, law, business, geography, and real estate, suddenly becomes an artist full-time, he must be asked: how did he end up here?"As cliché ...
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