Contributing writer Jazminne Joice B. Peña reviews E.A Arcilla's "Hope, Tragedy, Salvation" that was on view at Art Underground Manila.
Galleria Duemila opens the year with two monumental works by artists Vermont Coronel and Trek Valdizno.
Gene Paul Martin / Improvised Exits; Joel Vega / Devoted; Krista Nogueras / Lake Predicament
On 6 December 2018, ArtistSpace presents SHADES OF GREEN, the solo exhibition of visual artist,
Raul H. Lebajo.
Don “Lumad” Santana, an educator and artist known for his rich display of authentic Filipino indigenous art, will be mounting his first ever solo show entitled “Tinta, Pintura, at Kultura” at Sining Kamalig Art Gallery.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
~Henry Ward Beecher
Artists are known for creating vast murals and intricately-painted masterpieces, massive statues and iconic imagery. They go down in history for their most memorable visions--known to many as grand works with exhorbitant price tags kept in high-security safes. Yet great works of art are not formed in one fell swoop. There are rough sketches, color studies, figure drawings, and photos. Some artists doodle, collage, and scribble away the everyday just to get closer and closer to the ultimate vision. With every line and stroke, they refine their character and enrich their visual vocabularies.
Like a welcome breath of fresh county air, the art of Dimalanta sweeps us back to that lost Eden, that vanished countryside of open sunny fields and lakes, the heat wafted away by continuous breeze, the becalming green grass and verdant vegetation, with the sight of that heavy lumbering carabao chewing cud all day long. Aaah, bliss!
“This is not us.” Perplexed with the seemingly new norms in our midst, artist and University of the Philippines Fine Arts professor Marco Ruben T. Malto II presents his solo exhibit, “Kahimanawari,” and offers a timely contribution to vital discourses on Filipino virtues.
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