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UPLB mounts Biodiversity exhibit

  Festive and critical is UPLB’s yearender exhibit “Art in Biodiversity”. Exploring a wide range of mediums, styles and techniques, the group show brings together a select group of painters, sculptors, and mixed-media artists. It is a fitting tribute to UPLB on its 100th Loyalty celebration. Most of the featured works are hinged on conservation …

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 “FOLIAGE” (MAIDEN SERIES): Hermes Alegre

Dilag…dalagang bukid…binibini…diwata…nimfa…paraluman…bathaluman…diyosa…Various are the names ascribed to the Filipina, reflective of the affectionate regard of the race for the native maiden. And the descriptive virtues inherent in her nature are equally lavish with admiration: kariktan…kagandahan…karilagan…kahinhinan… From the start, the art of Hermes Alegre has always been devoted to the depiction of the essence of the Filipina …

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Galleria Nicolas presents “Collective Elan: The Modern Era of Art”

Galleria Nicolasbrings together three (3) modern masters in “Collective Elan: The Modern Era of Art.” Works by glass sculptor Marge Organo, abstractionist Ombok Villamor, and master of neo-genre painting Dominic Rubio, will be showcased at ManilArt 2018. Cited as one of “The 8 Notable Artists” of the year last ManilArt 2017, Marge Organois not one to …

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Galerie Raphael presents Ramon Orlina’s “Apex”

  Galerie Raphael is proud to present renowned Glass Sculptor, Ramon Orlina, as he expresses his visual imagery through glass culets and crystal blocks in “Apex”, debuting at ManilArt 2018. A multi-awarded glass sculptor, Orlina’s reputation extends to art circles and patrons in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, U.S.A. and the Czech Republic. Taking inspiration …

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Jomar Delluba Amuses the Unamused at ManilArt 2018

He paints in a style that, at first glance, is cutesy, but becomes increasingly surreal upon closer examination. What is surreal, however, is the disinterested look on his subjects’ face—as if the word “fun” has been thrown out the window. This is the sort of nuanced discourse that Jomar Delluba presents in “For Your Amusement”, …

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CAÑA’S WOMANATURE

FRANKLIN CAÑA VALENCIA is just one in a long line of painters who have shown time and again their fascination with nude women as painting subject. For his forthcoming show, Caña will unveil paintings that belong to his Womanature series. Caña’s paintings of women are not mere copies of how a woman’s body ought to …

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DATI

Galerie Francesca presents the husband and wife tandem of Philippine Art Award semi-finalist Kiko Marquez and his wife Christina Baltero in “Dati”, an exhibition of approximately twenty-one works inspired by notions of childhood. For Marquez, whose works are depictions of glass jars encasing various objects of sentiment, “Dati” is a return to the simpler life …

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Maiden in Jeopardy

An ongoing art exhibition by a group of emerging artists at Mono 8 gallery. “Maiden in Jeopardy” is about the group’s commentaries, subtle or not, presented through their interpretations, symbolism and metaphors on issues about the artists’ interaction and relationship with their craft, creativity vs. marketability, commercialism vs. survival. In this show, the local art …

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Rosscapili Paints With Light

“If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.” – Baz Luhrmann Both cities and their play on light have left an indelible mark in Rosscapili’s imagination, and immortalized in his latest body of work entitled “Fireworks – Painting with Light Series”. In his active days in photography, the concept of …

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