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See unconventional photos by Jaime Zobel de Ayala.
Leòn Gallery will hold Leòn Exchange Online Auction 18 on January 23 (Saturday) and January 24 (Sunday), starting at 11 a.m. Guest curated by medical practitioner and design consultant Dr. Joel Malixi, the weekend event features art, prints, jewelry, and watches on Day 1: ...
 
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Burger King strikes again.
In another brilliant advertising move, Burger King’s 2020 burger is the stuff of nightmares.Created by Burger King Brazil, the 2020 burger is basically what this year would be if it were translated into food—a piece of shit. This whopper from a horror ...
 
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The illustrations lend a voice to the silent frustrations of Filipinos.
Kevin Eric Raymundo, aka Tarantadong Kalbo, is a genius. He narrates an entire social issue with just an illustration of a house in a single square panel. Its caption: Nakakapagod maging resilient (It's tiring to be resilient). The panel has gone viral ...
 
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The extraordinary artist was one of the few truly internationally renowned artists of our time.
David Medalla, extraordinary artist and father of Philippine kinetic art, has passed away.His longtime partner and collaborator Adam Nankervis announced the news on Facebook.“David has left us to enter the dream. Dave passed away gently in his sleep in Manila today,” wrote Nankervis. ...
 
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The Power 100 lists the art world's most influential figures.
International contemporary art magazine ArtReview has just released its Power 100 list, an annual ranking of the most influential people in art.This year, Silverlens Manila gallerists Isa Lorenzo and Rachel Rillo rank in the 92nd spot for increasing the visibility of Filipino ...
 
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Martin Horský, Salvador Simó, and Claude Barras are all in the mix.
This year's edition of Cine Europa, the longest flagship film festival in the country, kicked off on October 30 with more than a dozen critically acclaimed—you guessed it—European films.  As always, Cine Europa is organized by the Delegation of the European Union to ...
 
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It’s accurate down to the pores. 
We haven’t seen anything like this, not even at Madame Tussaud’s. JND Studios, a collectibles store, has made a hyperrealist Wonder Woman action figure. The details on the miniature sculpture are so carefully placed, you can even see how they put texture ...
 
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The $9.978 million bid is a new record.
When it comes to English literature, William Shakespeare has always been known as the greatest writer of the language. So, when an auction of his tome Mr William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, often referred to as the ‘First Folio’ was announced it ...
 
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The paintings parse the truths from the constructed 'histories' taught in school.
Philippine history is replete with stories of valor and courage, with heroes defending the honor of their family, village, nation, and countrymen. A country often builds its identity on the backs of the narratives it constructs around their heroes.READ MORE ABOUT ARTThis ...
 
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The compelling and beautiful narrative is inspired by a true story. 
“Autistic amp!”“Ang ot-ot mo!”“Para kang autistic!”These are some derogatory remarks about autism Filipinos still use today. Bambi Eloriaga-Amago wants to destroy that culture by creating a comic book about autism.READ MORE ABOUT GRAPHIC NOVELSThis Comic Book Delves Deep Into Obscure Filipino FolkloreUnderpaid ...
 
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In a new book titled Loving, more than 300 unpublished images of men in love are revealed for the first time.
Two guys walk into a junk shop. It’s a lazy Sunday, after church, and they aren’t looking for anything in particular. Just looking. Past used armchairs, paintings, kitschy trinkets—and then one of them spots a small box of black-and-white photos, maybe 10 ...
 
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Good news.
There's a lot of things we miss about the outside world. One of them is mindlessly looking through books at BookSale. Whether it be finding a book at a great value or picking up magazine back issues, pretty much everyone has a ...
 
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Author Mickey Ingles on Alinam, writing while juggling law school, and more.
"I’d always take any free time I’d get to write and build on the story," Mickey Ingles says. "Whenever we travel or I have breaks, I’d make it a point to bring my notebook everywhere so I can sit down and write."Years ...
 
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According to a new study.
There's been a huge shift in the art market. Online is the new normal, and millennials collectors have become the most active buyers. That's according to Art Basel and UBS' Global Art Market Report for 2020.The mid-year survey written by Dr. Clare McAndrew "provides a ...
 
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It’s not about pastry. 
In 1904, a book of fiction about the Philippines was published in the United States. It was titled The Brownies in the Philippines.No, it wasn't a recipe book, and the “Brownies” were not pastry. Top Story: Supermarket Staff Pin-pricking Holes in Plastic Sugar ...
 
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It sold out on the first week of its launch.
Twenty years ago, a book titled Ako Ay May Titi (I Have a Penis) would have never seen the light of day. But Palanca awardee and author of the book Genaro Gojo Cruz wants to normalize conversations about genitals. In an interview streamed by ...
 
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Starting today, August 10.
If you're still upset about this year's edition of Art in the Park being postponed, then have we got news for you: Art in the Park 2020 is virtual.Top Story: 10 International Films Shot in the PhilippinesThe organizers have brought the affordable art fair ...
 
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It will be free to view for only 24 hours. 
Gal Gadot, Robert Pattinson, Dwayne Johnson, Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, and Zack Snyder are just some of the dozens of Hollywood A-listers who will attend the DC FanDome, the world’s first virtual convention styled after Comic-Con, but only for things related to ...
 
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Artist and philanthropist Addie SyCip Cukingnan was inspired by a river cruise she took in China.
Addie SyCip Cukingnan has done numerous solo art exhibitions to raise funds for various charities. In the past, she's worked with UNICEF, World Vision, and Alay Kapwa, to name a few. This year, she continues her initiative with International Care Ministries (ICM).Top Story: The Most ...
 
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Yet another selfie-related art disaster.
The biggest threat to centuries-old artwork these days? Not mold, not cracks, and not even fires. In fact, its a more familiar and normally harmless culprit called selfies.Top Story: 10 Common English Phrases You've Been Saying IncorrectlyOn July 31, a man, who visiting the ...
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