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Free-flowing abstracts by new National Artist Federico Aguilar Alcuaz on exhibit


To be proclaimed soon in Malacañang ceremonies as National Artist for the Visual Arts, the late Federico Aguilar Alcuaz (1932-2011) is among the great artists of the Philippine Modernist era.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Exhibit to uncover the mystique of Fernando Zóbel

THE MASTER artist in 1966, in Museo de Arte Abstracto Español at Casa Colgadas in the ancient hill town of Cuenca. PHOTOS COURTESY OF AYALA MUSEUM

Fernando Zóbel, one of our pioneer abstractionists and a master of wispy form and subtle monochrome, has acquired a certain mystique.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Abes’ ‘Urban Cartography’ maps out the soul of the city

“AERIAL Symphony”

In today’s world of Google Maps, Google Earth and satellite images, Aldrino Abes sees his visual art practice as charting out the recesses of his own imagination.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Young artist leaves behind a legacy of light

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 »

Raul Isidro’s solid-rock art of fortitude and determination


At 71, Raul Isidro can successfully lay claim to being one of the most senior living Filipino visual artists of our time.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »