Philippine Art Awards 2019-2020: Quest for Quality

Go to Facebook Page Virtual Tour Awarding Ceremony Archives Unveiled The Philippine Art Awards has, through the years, tried to cast a wide net to offer opportunities for Filipino artists to participate in an open competition in art. This has allowed them to locate their talent and expression in a field with others and to […]

Halo-Halo-Mix-Mix (Family Portraits by Ryan Arbilo)

Cecilia Hormachuelos and Family About the exhibition Halo-halo is a well-known Filipino dessert made with mixed fruit, boiled sweetened white beans, milk, and shaved ice, usually served with purple yam, leche flan, and ice cream. It is a classic dessert that warms the hearts of many Filipinos with nostalgia. The closest translation to it is […]

Philippine Art Awards 2018: Quest for Quality

Go to FB Page The Philippine Art Awards has, through the years, tried to cast a wide net to offer opportunities for Filipino artists to participate in an open competition in art. This has allowed them to locate their talent and expression in a field with others and to find out where they are at […]

Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia

PRESENTORS:National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)Dalubhasaan Para sa Edukasyon sa Sining at Kultura (DESK)Office of Senator Loren Legarda EXHIBITION CURATORDr. Patrick D. Flores ARTISTS:Amanda Heng (Singapore)Roberto Feleo (Philippines)Anusapati (Indonesia)Do Hoang Tuong (Vietnam)Savanhdary Vongpoothorn (Laos)Chris Chong Chan Fui (Malaysia)Jedsada Tangtrakulwong (Thailand)Min Thein Sung (Myanmar)Lyno Vuth (Cambodia)Yasmin Jaidin (Brunei) INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS:Yuchengco MuseumMetropolitan Museum of ManilaUP […]

CONSONANT FORMS, RESONANT PRACTICE

EXHIBIT ORGANIZERS PAAFI – Promoting Advocacy for the Arts Foundation, Inc PRESENTORPMFTC, Inc. EXHIBITION CURATORTessa Maria Guazon ARTISTS:Ambie AbañoGrand Prize Winner, Philippine Art Awards 2006 Ivi Avellana-CosioJurors’ Choice, Philippine Art Awards 1997 Marina Cruz Grand Prize Winner, Philippine Art Awards 2008Abi Dionisio  Award of Merit, Philippine Art Awards 2016Nona Garcia Jurors’ Choice, Philippine Art Awards […]

Blessing Manila – An Offering of Hope to the Philippines

Auspicious Omens and the Science of Surprises Transformation is a state of marked change. It implies metamorphoses across form, structure, substance and scale: from intimate shifts to colossal processes across time. It has been subjected to many modes of inquiry, from philosophical traditions of thought to scientific theory. Every phase of positive or negative change […]

Love Life – The 7th Colors of Life Competition

Cocolife, the biggest Filipino-owned stock life insurance company, honors the winners in the recently concluded 7th Colors of Life Visual Arts Competition. This was a nationwide contest, open to grade school, high school, and college students. Interpreting the theme, Love  Life, here are some of the winning entries from more than 300 submissions. For more information […]

Future’s Past

Future’s Past is a special collection of timeless black-and-white photographs by German photographer and Berghain club doorman Sven Marquardt. The exhibition examines the humanity of Berlin locals. Intimate and intense, Marquardt’s dark and industrial images spans 30 years of photography. He began taking photographs in the early 1980s in East Berlin where he was part of the city’s […]

A Celebration of Artistic Excellence

A National Artist is a Filipino citizen who has been given the rank and title of National Artist in recognition of their significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts and letters. National Artists for Visual Arts from the Yuchengco Museum Collection take center stage in the exhibit A Celebration of Artistic Excellence. Side by side […]

Chicken Hands: Photographs by Ryan Arbilo

Chicken Hands highlights the black-and-white images of Paris-based photographer Ryan Arbilo. Since 2009, Arbilo has been photographing Filipino housemaids who have been working in France for many years. These women use their hands as their only tool. Hands which, damaged by housework, look like chicken feet. The housemaids’ faces are also marked by the hardships […]