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The Country's Top Art Lovers and Collectors Gather at Art Fair Philippines 2019

Art experts and collectors spent the afternoon checking out hundreds of artworks on display at The Link.
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Art Fair Philippines has been the premier, most talked about art fair in the country since it started six years ago. Every year, a VVIP preview is held a day in advance of its public opening for the country's most dedicated art lovers, curators, and collectors.

On February 21, Manila's top art collectors arrived at The Link carpark in Makati for their first look at this year’s best offerings.


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After doing the rounds, making initial purchases, and dropping by the Town & Country bar stationed on the fifth floor for a glass of Cloudy Bay wine, these seasoned collectors also mingled with gallerists, artists, and their fellow art lovers.


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Art Fair co-organizers Lisa Periquet, Dindin Araneta, and Trickie Lopa


Patsy Zobel, Beatriz and Jaime Zobel de Ayala


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David Medalla


Cedie Lopez Vargas and Susie Quiros


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Mon Lindo and Malu Gamboa


Lizzie Zobel de Ayala


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Mawen Ong and Soler Santos


Tim Yap


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Kit Zobel


Francis Belin and Fernando Zobel de Ayala 


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Ramon Antonio and Marivic Rufino


Olivia d'Aboville Grgic


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Jaime Zobel de Ayala and Manny Miñana


Rachel Rillo


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Sofia Zobel Elizalde, Beatriz Zobel de Ayala, Patsy Zobel Halffter


Joven Cuanang and Olivia d'Aboville Grgic


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Denise Weldon and Tom Epperson


Jeremy Guiab, Garyross Pastrana, and John Lloyd Cruz


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Lito and Kim Camacho and Fe and Junie Rodriguez 


Tokie Tantoco Enriquez


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Rowell Santiago, Sandy Uy, and Louie Ocampo


Lizzie Zobel, Gina Roxas, and Ava Pessina


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Mark Wilson, Arthur Nowak, and Miggy Rodriguez


Poklong Anading, Randy Flores, and Glenn Cuevo


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Bettina Osmeña and Bing Bing Quiros


Sandra Palou, Frannie Jacinto, and Paul Schwartzbaum


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Jorge Yulo and Bledes Fores Legarda


Presy Ramos, Xandra Ramos Padilla, and Joanna Go


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Jaime Ponce de Leon, Mario Que, Tats Manahan, and Paulino Que


Mark Morales, Mike Jugo, Paolo Viray, and Tomas Cadiz


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Lara Fernandez Barrios and Yvette Fernandez


Soler and Mona Santos, Lec Cruz


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Evelyn Forbes and Hetty Que


Paulino Que, Emily Que Yap, and Chris Que Sy


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Patty Pineda and Charisse Katigbak


Randy Go, Elena Coyiuto, and Candy Go


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Junie Peña, Karen Davila, and Mercedes Zobel


Ling Ling Yao, Mawen Ong, and Emerson Yao


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Rodel Tapaya, Tina Colayco, and Marina Cruz


Isa Lorenzo and Karen Davila


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Francis Belin, Candice Gotianuy, Charmie Hamami, and Fernando Zobel de Ayala


David and Marilu Batchelor


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Alicia Sy and Manny Miñana


Chu-Chu Madrigal, Mandy Eduque, and Michaela Eduque


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Lisa Periquet and Neal Oshima


Claude Tayag


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Monique Villonco and Cris Villonco


Kevin Belmonte and Louie Bate


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Olivia d'Aboville Grgic


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