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Ding-Xian at Globe Taiwanese artist Yang Ding-Xian will exhibit his work in "Oriental Power," Feb. 12-23, at Globe Art Gallery in Bonifacio Global City. Hiraya Gallery has brought to the country a selection of works by Ding- Xian, whose show "serves as a refresher course in contemporary Oriental art," art critic Cid Reyes said in the exhibition notes. Globe Art Gallery is at Globe Tower, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. TWA artists at Art Cube Art Cube Gallery is holding the group exhibit "Points of Origin" until March. It mounts paintings by The Working Animals collective, composed of Aiya Balingit, Lawrence Canto, Keb Cerda, Ronson Culibrina, Dale Erispe, Johanna He...Keep on reading: Visual arts.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 18th, 2018

‘Guadalupe’ a rich visual production

Guadalupe: The Musical," an original production by Julie Borromeo's Performing Arts Foundation Inc. (until Oct. 14, Meralco Theater, Pasig City), recounts the miraculous events witnessed by the people of Mexico in 1531. After an apparition of the Virgin Mary before Juan Diego (Cocoy Laurel), the faith of his town is challenged, caught in an uneasy flux between the people's newfound religion and the cruelty of the Spanish authorities. This clash of cultures becomes "Guadalupe's" biggest strength, serving as a generous source of colorful visuals and intricate music. Unfortunately, the musical doesn't build a strong story from its multitude of themes. It has content that gather...Keep on reading: ‘Guadalupe’ a rich visual production.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Youthspeak: Ang materyal na batayan ng pagbangon ng Loacan

Sa isang larawang pinakita ni Kelly, nagtuturo ng visual arts para sa Tuklas project sa Loacan at volunteer para sa Serve the People Brigade, may isang backhoe operator na parang namumulot lang—tulad ng pagpulot sa kung anumang bagay na naiwn sa daan—ng isang patay na katawan. Drawing ito ng isang Grade 2 student mula sa Loacan, Itogon na recently ay binayo ng bagyong Ompong, ni-landslide, parang dinagit ng didigra, nilayo sa tirahan (sa kasong ito, hindi pisikal ang displacement although may ganito raw na banta sa lahat ng mga taga-Itogon)......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Asian American media coalition bolsters diversity lobbying with new officers

LOS ANGELES -- Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) has elected three new vice chairs to bolster its advocacy efforts, following the recent successes of "Crazy Rich Asians," "Searching," and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," which cap nearly two decades of community advocacy work Named as new vice chairs were Robert Chan, president of media watchdog group Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA); Milton Liu, writer/producer/director and director of programs and artist services for Los Angeles arts nonprofit Visual Communications; and Lisa Thong, representing OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates. They will serve one-year terms through fall 2019. Longtime leader...Keep on reading: Asian American media coalition bolsters diversity lobbying with new officers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

'ChalkGen18: Louis Espinosa On Making A Difference Through Visual Arts

This young artist is all about sharing his craft to the world......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

On its 10th year, ManilArt ushers in new golden age of Philippine art

ManilArt, the pioneering and the biggest visual arts fair in the country, will mark its 10th anniversary on Oct. 17 to 21, with a rich and very extensive mix of exhibits, performances, art and museum tours and lectures and forums that all together attest to the continuing vibrancy of fine arts in the Philippines. The flagship project of the National Committee on Art Galleries (NCAG) of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the 2018 ManilArt will have as its theme, "Ang Arte ng Pilipinas: Celebrating a Decade of Artistic Excellence," said ManilArt festival director Amy Loste. "ManilArt will celebrate Museums and Galleries Month which, pursuant to Presidential ...Keep on reading: On its 10th year, ManilArt ushers in new golden age of Philippine art.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

The Joya of Art

It was a night that celebrated arts and fashion when Freeway launched its new National Artist Collector’s Series at Glorietta recently. This new series was made to pay tribute to National Artist for Visual Arts Jose Joya......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Six PH films headline 17th New York Asian Film Festival

NEW YORK -- Six Philippine films showcasing the talent of Filipino filmmakers and artists headlined the 17th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) held at Lincoln Center and the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, from 29 June to July 15. New York film enthusiasts and the Filipino American community, including Deputy Consul General Kerwin Orville Tate, were on hand during the five nights that featured the Filipino films, to enjoy the movies and to meet the filmmakers and artists who shared their unique vision with the public. This year, the Philippines had the largest line up at the Festival since 2013. The films shown included We Will Not Die Tonightdirected by Richard Somes; N...Keep on reading: Six PH films headline 17th New York Asian Film Festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Visual arts

Noel de Guzman explores archetypal abstractions What can be seen in Noel de Guzman's "Geometric Abstractions" are perennial moments of accustomed occurrences in a postmodern world. It is a narrative exploring contemporary imagery, as the movements in his art also mark the freedom of expression the artist so resolutely seeks. Raised in Manila, De Guzman pursued a degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines and thereafter worked with multinational advertising agencies and then moved to Hong Kong in 1993 to work for regional publications such as Hong Kong Tatler and FinanceAsia. It was in Hong Kong where he finally pursued his obsession in the arts, painting wi...Keep on reading: Visual arts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

NCCA holds workshops on the 7 lively arts in Siargao

In the balmy coastal town of Santa Monica is fabled Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte, with its foaming waters for surfing and seaside rock formations for diving. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) recently held three-day workshops here for the seven lively arts: architecture and allied arts, cinema, dance, dramatic arts, literary arts, music and visual arts. The arts festival was titled "Amping Sining" (Embrace Art) and was held with the support of the municipal government headed by Mayor Fernando Dolar. "We chose Santa Monica because it has never been a recipient of an NCCA grant," said Ferdinand Isleta, head of NCCA's art section. "We want to reach out to...Keep on reading: NCCA holds workshops on the 7 lively arts in Siargao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Cuban culture spotlighted by Kennedy Center festival

WASHINGTON (AP) --- Renewed tensions between the U.S. and Cuba aren't stopping the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from shining a spotlight on the island's rich cultural heritage during what's being billed as the largest Cuban arts festival ever held in the United States. "Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World", which runs through May 20, showcases the work of more than 400 Cuban and Cuban-American artists across more than 50 events. The program includes the salsa band Los Van Van and other musicians, visual artists, movies, theater companies and ballerina Alicia Alonso and the Ballet Nacional de Cuba. "Cuba is a cultural powerhouse, and to present such a d...Keep on reading: Cuban culture spotlighted by Kennedy Center festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Viva Europa showcases Europe’s culture, music, sports, and arts

ARTS AND culture know no boundaries: political, social, or otherwise. In the efforts to link our shared literature and culture, and also our highlight differences, the European Union bookmarks the months of May and June for its “Viva Europa” celebration, a showcase of European dance, film, literature, music, sports, and visual arts for the Filipino […] The post Viva Europa showcases Europe’s culture, music, sports, and arts appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Alcuaz and his unwoven tapestries

NATIONAL ARTIST for Visual Arts Federico Aguilar Alcuaz is best known for his modernist abstract paintings in acrylic and oil, as well as sketches in ink, lead, and watercolor. He was also a sculptor, and he also did some ceramics. But his current exhibition at the National Museum, thanks to the Government Service Insurance System […] The post Alcuaz and his unwoven tapestries appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

‘Viva Europa 2018’ to celebrate best of European culture in PH

Filipinos will get the chance to experience a European cultural summer via “Viva Europa 2018,” which will showcase the best of the continent’s dance, film, literature, music, sports, and visual arts from April to June. Viva Europa is the outcome of a fruitful cooperation between the EU Delegation to the Philippines and the Embassies of [...] The post ‘Viva Europa 2018’ to celebrate best of European culture in PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Cavite student wins annual DPC-PLDT visual arts contest

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Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Joya’s Space Transfiguration goes for P96M at auction

ONE HUNDRED and fifty items, including art works by National Artists, filled the walls and spaces of Leon Gallery during the annual Asian Cultural Council art auction on March 3. National Artist for Visual Arts Jose Joya’s Space Transfiguration, which opened at P22 million, was sold for P96 million after 11 tense minutes of bidding. […] The post Joya’s Space Transfiguration goes for P96M at auction appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Visual arts

Philippine artists in KL Hulo Hotel and Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the Filipinas Institute for the Advancement of Arts and Culture will mount "Art Collab: Rediscovering Art & Culture," starting March 6. Show will be opened by Malaysian Ambassador Charles C. Jose. Participating artists are Roy Espinosa, Angelo "Jo" Florendo, Khristine Manansala, Liza Oppus, Mylene Quito, Lloyd Lusica, Melli Villavicencio and Kim Mamaril. Malaysian artists are Ellen Ng, Pyanz Shariff, Checkri Mansor, and Aminah Abd Rahman. Call 9381404, 0921-4799189. Auction at Manila House The University of Asia and the Pacific-University Student Government and Len Gallery will presen...Keep on reading: Visual arts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

Feature: ‘Ciano Umok’: Bringing Arts to the Mainstream

In a quiet village in this town lies an umok, an Ilokano word which means a bird’s nest. But for one local artist here, it is where paintings and works are beautifully nestled. “I have always wished that galleries should be open to all including the common people,” visual artist Cesar Dumo shared. Named after his popular name […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Visual arts

Ding-Xian at Globe Taiwanese artist Yang Ding-Xian will exhibit his work in "Oriental Power," Feb. 12-23, at Globe Art Gallery in Bonifacio Global City. Hiraya Gallery has brought to the country a selection of works by Ding- Xian, whose show "serves as a refresher course in contemporary Oriental art," art critic Cid Reyes said in the exhibition notes. Globe Art Gallery is at Globe Tower, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. TWA artists at Art Cube Art Cube Gallery is holding the group exhibit "Points of Origin" until March. It mounts paintings by The Working Animals collective, composed of Aiya Balingit, Lawrence Canto, Keb Cerda, Ronson Culibrina, Dale Erispe, Johanna He...Keep on reading: Visual arts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

National Artist Napoleon Abueva passes away at the age of 88

National Artist for Visual Arts Napoleon Abueva passed away at the age of 88. The family of the Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture has yet to announce the cause ofThe post National Artist Napoleon Abueva passes away at the age of 88 appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: The late National Artist Napoleon Abueva’s iconic work

MANILA, Philippines – National Artist for Visual Arts (Sculpture) Napoleon Abueva died at 88 on Friday, February 16, but he lives on in the work he left behind. His sculptures and designs are so popular that you might not have realized that you see them every day – whenever you visit ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018