By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
A major auction of works of Philippine masters led by National Artist Hernando R. Ocampo will be held on March 8 at Salcedo Auctions in Salcedo Village, Makati City. It is billed, fittingly, as the Important Philippine Art sale. Things get going at 2 p.m.
By Jack Teotico
It has been a long journey for Dominic Rubio from his Fine Arts studies at the University of Sto. Tomas to his advertising work, in which at one time he became resident artist of Pearl Farm, the upscale resort in Davao del Sur, and now to his full-time painter’s life.
By James P. Ong
Painter Norberto Carating held his first solo exhibition exactly 40 years ago at Galerie Bleue in Rustan’s Makati.
Fantasy-world building is the basis of Rom Villaseran’s visual art practice. Villaseran’s paintings are influenced by the landscapes of the fantasy novels he read as a high-school student. The artist visualizes these stories through a technique that uses a high level of minute detailing.
By Pablo A. Tariman
Top abstractionist Raul Isidro’s works are stirring visual comments on climate change.
Black and white recalls the visuals of print, the medium with which words race across pages to concretely communicate one’s thoughts.
On Decemeber 7, James Onglepho will have two oil paintings, one landscape and one lotus, join the auction of León Gallery, Makati City.
Pinto Gallery in Antipolo is showcasing the varying art forms of the Vinluan family of artists, Nov. 17-Dec. 3.
German officials say a huge hoard of art found last year at a Munich apartment included works ranging from Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Max Liebermann and back to the 16th century, some of them apparently seized by the Nazis.
Richard Arimado paints bird’s-eye views of nostalgic street scenes. He takes his audience on a journey of perspective, showing masterful street scenes from above with his figures looking up.
Would Andres Bonifacio have been as brave to lead the 1896 Philippine Revolution if not for a talisman tied around his neck during the Battle of Pinaglabanan?