In celebration of its 20th year, Abitare Internazionale partnered with Dutch design company, Moooi Carpets and Philippine National Artist Benedicto Cabrera for a formidable project. A push in Abitare Internazionale’s initiative of elevating design sensibilities and promoting Philippine art onto a wider platform. This project is a partnership between two art icons: BenCab and Moooi / Moooi Carpets. Riding the international resurgence of carpets as wall art or contemporary tapestry, this exhibition is a celebration of Philippine art and modern technology.
Text and photos by Ma. Franchesca F. Lesaca
Ms. Anat Heifetz is an industrial fashion designer by profession. She is seen an expert in showcasing her wearable creations in fashion shows. Although she might be a visual art newcomer, this lady surely knows how art and fashion go well together using her expertise in design as an edge.
L-R, clockwise: Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia featured artists—Amanda Heng (Singapore), Roberto Feleo (Philippines), Anusapati (Indonesia), Do Hoang Tuong (Vietnam), Chris Chong Chan Fui (Malaysia), Yasmin Jaidin (Brunei), Min Thein Sung (Myanmar), Vuth Lyno (Cambodia), Jedsada Tangtrakulwong (Thailand), Savanhdary Vongpoothorn (Laos)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concludes the commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the Philippines marks the historic occasion by hosting a contemporary art exhibition featuring ten artists who will represent each ASEAN member state. The exhibit titled Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia is curated by noted art historian, scholar, and curator Patrick D. Flores.
Yuchengco Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on Friday, May 18, by offering free admission to all its exhibitions and galleries.
In the middle of the busy Metro, take a trip back to nature with us through "Punung-Puno!: 50
paintings at 50".
Hanging in the historic primed walls of the National Museum of Fine Arts are twenty of the most beautiful art textile works by National Artist Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, one of the renowned household names in the art world for his diverse talents in visual arts, painting, sculpture and mixed media.
To close 2017, the Ayala Museum opened an exhibition titled Curated by Federico de Vera. As its title suggests, Federico de Vera curated over 300 fine art objects and artworks loaned from private collectors and museums. The exhibition was supported by BPI Foundation as its major corporate sponsor. This show is set to close by January 28.
"For the first time ever in the Philippines, the Ayala Museum will host an exhibition of over 300 of Manila’s finest art objects selected from both public and private collections and curated by renowned New York based jeweler, exhibition designer, merchant, collector, and publisher Federico de Vera. "
Senator Loren Legarda with Dr. Patrick Flores, director of the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN) and curator of the University of the Philippines’ (UP) Vargas Museum. PCAN was launched in December last year with the inaugural project, “Place of Region in the Contemporary,” that will run until January 27, 2018 at the Vargas Museum. PCAN, which was made possible by the guidance, vision, and support of Legarda, serves as a venue for research, exhibition, curatorial exchange, public engagement and publication.
Senator Loren Legarda called on the public to support Philippine art and visit the newly-launched Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN) at the Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.
The PCAN, which was made possible by the guidance, vision, and support of Legarda, serves as a venue for research, exhibition, curatorial exchange, public engagement and publication.
Based in the state university’s Vargas Museum, it was launched last December 8, 2017 with its initial project, “Place of Region in the Contemporary,” that will run until January 27, 2018.