The University of Oklahoma for more than a decade has exhibited a piece of Nazi-looted artwork bequeathed to it by the wife of an oil tycoon. But renewed claims by a family that owned the oil painting before World War II has drawn the US school into a fight it thought was settled in Switzerland more than 60 years ago.
By Alfred Dicioco
Hundreds of students and art enthusiasts flocked to the University of Southern California (USC) Fisher Museum of Art for the opening of “The Triumph of Philippine Art,” the first exhibit ever dedicated to contemporary Filipino art on the West Coast.
By Matikas Santos
If 11-year-old Martina Ysabelle Perez had not decided to submit her artwork even though there were problems with the illustration board she painted on, she would not have won against 3,200 other entries in an international art competition hosted by Mexico.
Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” is going on show in the city of Bologna in Italy next month but the arrival of the celebrated painting of a young beauty is already causing a stir.
Pakil, Laguna-based artist Jomar Delluba investigates the creativity of children for mischief in his first solo exhibition, “Maldita,” which will open at Galerie Joaquin Podium on Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. and run until Jan. 27.
Acclaimed Italian painter Francesco Giannini worked for three straight years to finish the newest mural in San Beda Chapel or the Abbey Church of Our Lady of Montserrat on Mendiola Street in San Miguel, Manila.
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.
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.
By Norma Japitana
Don’t feel depressed after getting your senior card. If you are in good health and optimistic, you can have 20 years of good life left in you. Even aging can be fun. As you are certified old, the secret is to plan your days in full and meaningful ways.
By Lester G. Babiera
On a mission to give a face to the homeless and displaced, José “Pinggot” Vinluan Zulueta mounts his fifth exhibition in collaboration with National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario, titled “Makatulog Ka Pa Kaya?”
By Raoul J. Chee Kee
Heirs of Jorge Pineda are contesting the auction by León Gallery of the artist’s “Las Buyeras” (Betel-Nut Vendors), winner of the bronze medal in the 1904 St. Louis Exposition in the United States.