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PRIMER: CARLO ONGCHANGCO

Carlo Ongchangco’s art is whimsical but not frivolous. His works borrow from the visual language of children’s book illustration, graphic design, cartoon and Japanese pop art. He uses subdued colours that create a wistful, nostalgic mood for the caricature subjects that populate his works. His characters are almost always children with rounded faces, with eyes …

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Star Wars X Herschel Collaboration Collection

StarWars releases an interview of Jon Warren the Vice President of Product Design of Herschel Supply Company, about its first collaboration with StarWars. Check out the collection at Herschel. Bulletin: The first Star Wars X Herschel collaboration collection featuring the villains from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The collection are inspired from Darth Vader, …

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GALLERY: MICHAEL CACNIO “VICINAGE” @GALERIEJOAQUIN

Exhibit runs from February 14 to 28, 2021 What makes Michael Cacnio’s art unique is his distinct way of drawing out the beauty in the ordinary, finding serenity amidst chaos, discovering the joy in isolation, and bringing out poetry in the mundane. He has also not shied away from social realism, conjuring sculptural introspections on …

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PRIMER: ISOBEL FRANCISCO

Isobel Francisco is a Filipino visual artist. Since her first group show in December 2011, she has exhibited in Hong Kong, Germany, China, and various corners of Metro Manila, and she has been kindly featured on some print and online publications. Her works currently involve figurative tensions and narratives of anguish, loss, and the constant …

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PRIMER: LARA LATOSA

Lara Latosa is a freelance abstractionist from San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines. She uses art as a platform to promote the protection and preservation of the environment, and to raise awareness on issues like climate change. Her love of the ocean and traveling takes center stage in her artwork through the figurative abstraction of waves or …

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PRIMER: CJ TAÑEDO

CJ Tañedo born in Makati City, Philippines is a contemporary painter in the Philippine art scene. He came from a family with an artistic background and he once dreamt of becoming an architect, until he entered college and discovered that painting is the career that he wants to pursue. He won several awards during and …

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PRIMER: OMI REYES

Omi Reyes has come a long way as an artist from starting his painting career as a textile painter in early 1980’s to slowly becoming known as a versatile painter dabbling with new techniques for different painting genres. Nowadays, his works center more on modern realism. In the early days of his career, he painted …

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PRIMER: CID REYES

Cid Reyes is the rare combination of artist and art critic who has produced a consistent body of works in both fields. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts at De La Salle University, he received a grant from the Italian government to study painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. …

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GALLERY: AURUM @ARTANTON

Desire is a state of mind expressing a strong craving for something. It is an intense feeling – an urge that demands satisfaction. Its fulfillment is so priceless that its achievement is equated to the value of gold. This exhibition initiates a conversation on human desires and the modes of how we relate and address …

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