More articles about: Art

 
Share
In his new book, Michael Shnayerson chronicles the art market's big personalities—and even bigger checks.
After one of his paintings went for $90 million in November 2018, David Hockney enjoyed the distinction of being the most expensive living artist in the world—for a grand total of six months. This May, Jeff Koons unseated him when his sculpture, Rabbit, sold for ...
 
Share
The Spanish painter’s descendants, who are now based in Budapest, located his resting place in Manila through a Facebook post.
When Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders established Facebook, their primary goal was to solve a communication gap in 2004. “You know, I was just trying to help connect people at colleges and a few schools,” he said in an interview with CNBC last ...
 
Share
Some worthwhile activities to check out with family and friends this month.
May will see an eclectic mix of arts and culture events in Metro Manila, as well as a special event for those who happen to find themselves in Milan this time of year. International Museum Day also happens on the 18th, so ...
 
Share
Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century are showcased at the new museum.
Rare pieces of religious artwork from the 16th century to the late 19th century comprise Museo de Intramuros’ exhibits, which are replaced with a different batch of pieces every three months.The Museo, which opened to the public today, May 2, was built ...
 
Share
Last year, an unsigned BenCab sold for just P50,000.
As much as art fairs are immensely enjoyable celebrations of art, there’s always a sense of concern building up in the back of collectors’ minds. Art, after all, can cost significant amounts of money, and one can never be too careful about ...
 
Share
The cultures of Colombia and the Philippines are so intrinsically intertwined because of our shared history of colonization by Spain.
As the grandchild of one of the most important living artists of our time, Felipe Botero is always eager to share funny stories about master Fernando Botero, as well as delve into the more technical aspects of his work.Speaking before a packed ...
 
Share
The diary entries of C.C. Coo after attending the VVIP reception.
Very, very few occasions compel the Truly Rich Lady to break her self-imposed exile, slip her rickety bones into something uncomfortable, and bless the world with her dragon presence.Among these are the funeral of a Truly Rich Ancestor (to ascertain the flow ...
 
Share
The former talk show host is backing an art auction to support Miss Porter's, a private girls' school.
Oprah Winfrey, whose niece went to Miss Porter's School, and arts patron Agnes Gund, who's an alumni of Miss Porter's herself, have teamed up to curate and chair an art auction benefitting the school.Titled "By Women, For Tomorrow's Women," the auction catalogue consists mainly of ...
 
Share
He was a child prodigy, who translated Shakespeare to Tagalog at eight and studied at Columbia University at 12.
Some may say stitching is a lost art in our selfie-obsessed digital culture, a medium that once brought mother and child together through the simple act of threading a needle.For Manila-born artist David Medalla, there is an immeasurable beauty in such an ...
 
Share
"The presence of foreign galleries at Art Fair Philippines is significant. It indicates that it is part of the globalized market."
Every year, Art Fair Philippines (AFP) showcases a range of Philippine art and ideas from both established and emerging artists. Full of color and movement, the three floors host an expanse of expressive installations that provoke the mind and stimulate the imagination. ...
 
Share
These coveted pieces will set you back by a small fortune.
At times, some galleries stow their most priceless pieces away in their backrooms, usually for safekeeping or to be reserved for serious buyers (if you aren't one already).But given the foot traffic and size of the annual Art Fair Philippines, galleries presumably ...
 
Share
Our curated selection of must-sees.
Occupying four levels of The Link carpark, Art Fair Philippines may get overwhelming, to say the least. During the VVIP preview, the T&C team was able to comb through the 55 galleries ahead of time and although it was a Hurculean task, ...
CONNECT WITH US
Close