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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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