By Josephine Darang
Fray Peter Casiño, OSA, prior of the San Agustin Convent in Intramuros, revealed during the opening of the religious art exhibit of Magno “Manny” Gaza on Nov. 20 at the San Agustin Museum that it was the Augustinians who taught the people of Betis, Pampanga, how to carve wood into religious images. Augustinian historian [...]
By Cid Reyes
For his past couple of shows, Vincent Paul Padilla has been propelled by his interest in the dynamics between photography and painting—and, more significantly, their revelations about the nature of time. Undoubtedly, the iconic painting that ignited the concept is the surrealist painting titled “The Persistence of Time” by Salvador Dali. (It is commonly referred to as “The Melting Clock.”) That work, however, did not advert to the stimulus of photography.
Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family’s gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
Still stumped for a Christmas present? Then what about an exquisite $1 million Picasso for the living room, yours for just $135 at an online charity raffle.
One Manila Gallery (OMG) has rounded up the works of celebrated artists to be mounted at Greenfield District in Mandaluyong City.
By Pablo A. Tariman
Top abstractionist Raul Isidro’s works are stirring visual comments on climate change.
By John Ernest José
Colonial and sacred art pieces from the Hispanic era are the highlight of León Gallery’s fifth auction, “Kingly Treasures,” Dec. 7 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center.
Roel Obemio pays tribute to Gustav Klimt, Sandro Botticelli, Henri Rousseau, Leonardo Da Vinci and Diego Rivera in “Homage,” which will open on Dec. 7 at Galerie Francesca in Alabang.
Gallery Y presents “Mga Likhang Sining ni Al Perez” at the Art Center, SM Megamall.
By Antonio C. Hila
In celebration of the birth centenary of National Artist for Music Lucio San Pedro, the Pasig City Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PCEMPC), with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), will present a choral concert featuring the maestro’s works and arrangements on Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at Tanghalang Pasigueño.
By Annette A. Ferrer
John Paul Antido’s “Balanghai: Second Barrage,” at Canvas Gallery and Garden in Diliman, is a follow-up to “Balanghai: Ground Zero” held in Singapore last year.