Gavel & Block, the subsidiary brand of Salcedo Auctions, is staging a benefit auction for the benefit of International School Manila’s Vicky SyCip Herrera (VSH) Filipino scholars.
The aptly titled ‘benefit’ is a combined effort between Gavel & Block and International School Manila (ISM). It features
Untitled #129 (1986), Romulo Olazo
Still Life Table with Fruits (1973) by Ang Kiukok
The highlight of the sale is an untitled mixed media painting by abstractionist Romulo Olazo, an oil on wood by Ang Kiukok from 1973, and ‘Deco Deconstruction’ by Ronald Ventura which was donated by the artist himself.
The VSH Filipino Scholarship at ISM was established as a tribute to SyCip Herrera’s contribution as
A pair of Yoda Swivel Chairs from APEC 2015 by Kenneth Cobonpue
Several of ISM’s scholars have gone to top colleges, universities, and institutions around the world such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, and Princeton, among others. Through the help of ISM's scholarship fund, they’ve become entrepreneurs, humanitarians, lawyers, doctors, and architects.
Former ISM scholar Dominic Galicia credits the school for helping him discover his dream to be an architect.
The sale will commence on Saturday, May 5 at The Conservatory of The Peninsula Manila starting at 2:00 p.m. Before that, an auction preview will run from Tuesday, May 1 to Friday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at The Peninsula Manila’s The Gallery.
Salvador Dali lithographs
Henri Matisse lithograph
Watch International School Manila’s introduction to 'benefit' below:
For more information on the benefit auction and ISM’s Vicky SyCip Herrera Filipino Scholarship program, call Salcedo Auctions at 659.4094.