More articles about: Juan Luna

 
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One woman escaped the wrath of a Luna brother while the other tragically did not survive. 
Juan and Antonio Luna were the best of men, but they were also the worst of men.The Luna brothers are usually held in the same regard as Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, and Apolinario Mabini. Juan's obra maestra, the "Spoliarium," still hangs in full glory ...
 
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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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The life of Juan Luna is decorated with triumphs and recognitions that belie a dark persona.
Textbooks have always painted a positive image of the life of Juan Luna: an ilustrado, a part of the Propaganda Movement, and the Philippines’ foremost master painter. And yet we gloss over the most glaring, terrifying, and tragic event that haunted Luna all ...
 
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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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The winning bidder is rumored to be a taipan.
A painting believed to be a boceto of Juan Luna's Spoliarium was sold by Salcedo Auctions last night. The exact hammer price was P73,584,000 including buyer's premium.The auction, which also listed Philippine art, fine jewelry and timepieces, and rare automobiles, highlighted the ...
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