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“Hapi Tots” at Galerie Anna

On view at the Galerie Anna is Toti Cerda’s solo exhibition, “Hapi Tots.” Taking a comic spin on the theme of Man Divided Within Himself, the artist places himself/themselves in situations that are rife with conflict. Toti Cerda masks a serious theme with Chaplinesque humor while conveying a masterly handling of acrylic as befits a …

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Paete Artists at SM Art Center

Paete is a town in southern Manila, renowned for their folk artistry and skill in woodcarving. The name is derived from the native carpenter’s tool called “paet” or chisel. Art Circle Gallery and the Paete Artists Guild,Inc. present their latest works now on view at the SM Art Gallery, SM Megamall, EDSA cor. Julia Vargas …

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Abstraction Ascending in Galerie Roberto’s

“Transcending” “I have a horror of so-called abstract paintings. When one sticks colors next to each other and trace lines in space that don’t correspond to anything, the result is decoration.” Thus the master Picasso, whose Cubist discovery of space drove him to a corner, with nowhere else to go but…abstraction. Such is the claim …

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Mark My Words by Migs Villanueva and Rica Bolipata-Santos

Mark My Words: Rendering Enlightening Words into Paintings If a picture paints a thousand words, imagine the great heights that paintings, combined with meaningful words and phrases, could reach. “Mark My Words”, a dream collaboration between two very talented artists Migs Villanueva and Rica Bolipata-Santos, launches on November 24, 2018, 6:00 PM, at The Saturday …

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Art Gallery by The Manila Hotel

Established in 2018, Art Gallery by Manila Hotel takes great pride in launching its inaugural exhibit of The Masters. Edgar Doctor With works from brilliantly creative Filipino artists the likes of Hermes Alegre, RossCapili, Salvador Ching, Fil Delacruz, Edgar Doctor, Raul Isidro, Raul Lebajo, and Mario de Rivera, the public can take a glimpse at …

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“Synergism 2018” at Robinson’s Galeria

“Synergism 2018”, the Philippines-Malaysia Artists Program, will formally open on November 20, 2018 at the Robinson’s Galleria, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue. Participating Filipino artists are: Nemi Miranda, Jessie Marinas, Roy Espinosa, Augusto Santiago, Arturo Tinonas, Kim Mamaril, Mylene Quito, Melli Villavicencio, Bing Famoso, and Alpha Larracas. The Malaysian artists contingent are: Harold Reagan Eswar, Hidawati …

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Entering the Celestial Space of Rico Lascano

  On view at Art Anton is Rico Lascano’s solo show titled “Heofon,” an Old English word meaning “the heavens or the skies.” Proffering a heretofore unfamiliar word, the artist intends to evoke a celestial space – boundless, endless, with no beginning or end, eternal. In brief, a space where the Divine resides. This subject, …

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SHADES OF GREEN

  Raul H. Lebajo presents his recent works in Shades of Green at the ArtistSpace of the Ayala Museum on December 6, 2018, Thursday, at six o’clock in the evening. An exhibition one year in the making, the highly anticipated show features a fresh view into the phantasmagorias and fantastic worlds fashioned by the prolific …

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“Iskwalado” at SM Megamall Art Center

  The title of the show is derived from the native word iskwalado, which itself is derived from iskwala, a Filipino carpenter’s L-shaped tool used for achieving the perfect right angle. With its distinct sound not evoked by the English terms speed square, rafter angle square, or T-square, the word has inspired a now institutionalized …

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Illuminata: the most awaited collaboration of luxe jewelry brand Hoseki, fashion visionary Ditta Sandico, and Neo-genre master Dominic Rubio

  Prominent elements are at play for “Illuminata”: fine art and fashion. It is recognized that the two coexist simultaneously and equally– they connect in a quest to project exquisite beauty. What makes a work successful in their own merits for jewelry designer Hoseki, fashion designer Ditta Sandico, and visual artist Dominic Rubio is that …

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