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Scarlet Snow has a lookalike in another portrait too.
The National Museum finally confirmed the identity of the woman in an unfinished portrait by National Artist Fernando Amorsolo. The woman turned out to be Florencia “Nena” Singson Gonzalez-Belo, the mother of Vicki Belo.The painting by Amorsolo has been sitting in National Museum of ...
 
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As the new National Artist for Architecture, we look back on Mañosa's greatest works
After receiving a unified nomination for National Artist in 2016, Filipino Architect Francisco "Bobby" Mañosa has recently been conferred the National Artist award for Architecture by President Rodrigo Duterte. The long-overdue honor comes a year after Mañosa: Beyond Architecture, a series of exhibits on his ...
 
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The Philippines has currently recognized 66 National Artists.
President Rodrigo Duterte is reportedly set to proclaim the latest batch of National Artists on Wednesday, October 24.Created by Proclamation No. 1001 dated April 27, 1972, the Order of National Artist Award gives honors to “Filipinos who have distinguished themselves and made ...
 
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These watercolors show off different side to our favorite dining establishments.
Gerardo Jimenez, owner of Malipayon Farms, often found himself at his clients' establishments during the dead hours of the day, and as a budding watercolor artist, he was struck by the quiet interiors bathed in afternoon light. "Since these were during the ...
 
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Jeanna de Waal will play the late Princess of Wales.
Diana, a new musical about the late Princess of Wales found its star—actress Jeanna de Waal will play the late Princess of Wales."To bring Diana to life onstage is obviously a huge privilege,” she said of the role, according to Marie Claire. “I feel ...
 
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"It appears we just got Banksy-ed," Alex Branczik, Senior Director and Head of Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Europe London.
Banksy, an artist whose notorious anti-establishment leanings have ironically made his works the darling of art establishments, has created what might be the most expensive pile of confetti ever sold. An October 5 auction for his piece, Girl with Balloon, elicited gasps ...
 
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Theresa Reichlen took the stage at the company's fall gala to address the audience.
Last night's fall gala at the New York City Ballet was a celebration of the storied company and the art form it practices, with three world premieres featuring costumes crafted by fashion designers Giles Deacon (pictured above left, posing with dancers), Gareth ...
 
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An interactive exhibit at the Triennale di Milano by the South Korean artist Haegue Yang invites visitors to step inside a labyrinth of colorful venetian blinds.
In Italy, arts patronage is baked into the national fabric, a patrimony handed down from the Medicis and the Borgias. Today, their role has been taken up by a handful of prominent dynasties in fashion, collectors, and benefactors who’ve thrown their financial muscle ...
 
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One month just isn't enough.
Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!, an all-original Filipino musical told through songs by Apo Hiking Society, had a short but successful run in August at Maybank Performing Arts Theater in Bonifacio Global City. It's been more than a month since the opening night ...
 
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The production is actress Cris Villonco’s directorial debut, putting her in the ranks of the country’s sorely small population of female directors.
Red Turnip Theater launches its fifth season with a century’s worth of storytelling in A Doll’s House, Part 2, bringing to Metro Manila a powerful piece of modern feminism that, truth be told, ought to be required viewing for anyone considering marriage.The ...
 
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With Basquiats, Modiglianis, and Picassos going for upwards of $100 million, the stakes have never been higher.
There’s an old joke among art market veterans that says the thicker the file of supporting documents for a painting, the more likely it is to be a pants-on-fire fake. These days, in a world in which Basquiats, Modiglianis, and Picassos can ...
 
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The winners will take the world stage with international residency grants from partners of Ateneo Art Gallery.
To say art is a reflection of society is barely scratching the surface of what art truly is and what it can be.While it may be viewed as an expression of an artist’s personal story, commentary, opinion, or experience, art can speak ...
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