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LOOK: Art and curiosities at Art Fair Philippines 2017

/ 03:25 PM February 18, 2017

Droves of young people and art enthusiasts headed to Makati on Thursday for the first day of this year’s Art Fair Philippines.

The annual contemporary art exhibition did not disappoint as the carpark-turned-gallery dazzled visitors with rich and diverse collections of paintings, mixed media art and installations.

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The four-day event, which will run until Sunday, features artists from the Philippines and its neighboring countries.

Below are photos from its opening day:

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Art enthusiasts visit Art Fair Philippines 2017 in Makati on its opening day on Feb. 16, 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art enthusiasts visit Art Fair Philippines 2017 in Makati on its opening day on Feb. 16, 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art enthusiasts visit Art Fair Philippines 2017 in Makati on its opening day on Feb. 16, 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art enthusiasts visit Art Fair Philippines 2017 in Makati on its opening day on Feb. 16, 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Savage Room by Tomohiro Takagi. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Savage Room by Tomohiro Takagi. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

From the exhibit of Agnes Arellano. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

From the exhibit of Agnes Arellano. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Disintegrating Ghost Particles 1 by Leonardo Onia Jr. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Disintegrating Ghost Particles 1 by Leonardo Onia Jr. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

A miraculous self-healing by Roby Dwi Antono displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

A miraculous self-healing by Roby Dwi Antono displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Windows within windows by Phyllis Zaballero displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabilllo/INQUIRER.net

Windows within windows by Phyllis Zaballero displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabilllo/INQUIRER.net

"Ang patuloy na pag-usad ng lipunang may sayad" by Sangviaje displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

“Ang patuloy na pag-usad ng lipunang may sayad” by Sangviaje displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Figure made from found objects displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Figure made from found objects displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

The Sitters Parable by Gerry Joquico Jr. displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

The Sitters Parable by Gerry Joquico Jr. displayed at Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Art Fair Philippines 2017. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

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