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Young artist leaves behind a legacy of light

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SALUBAYBA demonstrates possibilities in shadowplay theater.

The art world mourns the loss of prolific contemporary artist Don Salubayba, who died after falling on a short coma on March 12.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

National Artist Abdulmari Imao reveals epic art theft at Manila City Hall

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The past weeks have revealed that artworks and important art memorabilia have been lost in the hands of government.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘National Museum has lost Amorsolo memorabilia’

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SYLVIA Amorsolo-Lazo, daughter of National Artist Fernando Amorsolo

Fake art will continue to thrive in the Philippines for as long as there are fakers and there are takers.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Ann Pamintuan’s imagination runs like the wind

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In Metro Manila’s business district, where the human rush is routine and the landscape is dominated by dreary gray concrete, scenes straight from nature are effortlessly captured: wild stallions in mid-gallop, and mares trotting about with their young not so far behind.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

‘Leche’ author Linmark lives his own ‘Manila Noir’ days

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Before Hawaii-based Filipino-American novelist, poet and playwright R. Zamora Linmark had an inkling he wanted to write, he was a Theater-French double major who had dropped out of Journalism.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

But why reclaim Manila Bay in the first place?

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MANILA Goldcoast Development Corporation vice chair Edmundo Lim and journalist Deedee Siytangco at the Bulung-Pulungan forum in Sofitel

The developer of the controversial reclamation of Manila Bay defended the project, citing its alleged economic and environmental benefits.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Dirty Dancing’ to steam up CCP this July

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BRYONY Whitfield as Frances “Baby” Houseman, Gareth Bailey as Johnny Castle, and Mila de Biaggi as Penny Johnson

The 1987 blockbuster movie “Dirty Dancing” started as a cassette tape that held its uncut soundtrack, which was repeatedly rejected by every major studio, according to “Dirty Dancing” creator, coproducer, and scriptwriter Eleanor Bergstein.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CCTV bares all: Art theft on the rise

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Art dealers and buyers beware: Criminal syndicates have developed a taste for fine art and, moving like a pack of wolves, they know exactly what to get their filthy paws on and how to pass the blame on to unsuspecting gallery staffers or art collectors.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Artist Tayona keeps kids guessing in new ‘Bugtong’ book

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DANIEL Palma Tayona at work. His original illustrations are mounted in an exhibit at Canvas gallery in QC.

What has “paw prints” from cover to cover courtesy of a lively mutt named Oskar, is prone to “dog-ears” brought about by small hands, and will keep you guessing all day long?

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Art fair in the car park ‘overwhelm’

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A closer look at Norberto Roldan’s object assemblage “What Is the Color of Faith(?)”

With the just-concluded Art Fair Philippines (AFP) 2013, its creators (the same people behind the annual Art in the Park) moved to another kind of alternative art space; a “light-up” car park in the middle of Makati.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Painter Betsy Westendorp marks 40 years of reaching out to the skies

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1972; painting President Ferdinand E. Marcos, 1973. PHOTOS BY JILSON SECKLER TIU

In a long-running career, Spanish-born painter Betsy Westendorp has captured the likeness of her many subjects, living or not, with pristine precision that is essential to her personal brand of realism.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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