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The events and feelings that inspired these paintings are quite interesting.
Artistic inspiration is, for the most part, a fickle thing. Between fixation on a muse and random bursts of creativity, there’s no real way to predict when or how inspiration will strike.The randomness of it all has led to quite the number ...
 
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With four floors of 12 galleries, the museum presents a plethora of fascinating specimens from replicas of animals to rainforest dioramas.
The National Museum of Natural History celebrated its first anniversary on May 17, 2019. To commemorate this special event, we decided to re-visit the museum and get a second look at its must-see exhibits.Designed in neo-classical style in 1940 by the architect ...
 
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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 ...
 
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The actor shares insights from taking on the iconic role, and how the 32-year-old musical is still relevant today.
Of the many iconic leading roles in the theater world, the titular character of The Phantom of the Opera has a very good case for being one of the most formidable.But the difficulty of playing the Phantom goes beyond being physically and vocally demanding. ...
 
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Isa Lorenzo and Rachel Rillo curate a pair of exhibits that directly challenges preconceptions of painting and photography.
Does the process of creating art dictate its form? At what point does deviating from convention strip a piece of its categorization? What constitutes a painting? And when does a photograph stop being a photograph?Silverlens Galleries aims to answer these questions with ...
 
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The 2018 Ateneo Art Awards celebrates explorations beyond boundaries.
One of the more attention-grabbing pieces at the 2018 Ateneo Art Awards is Robert Langenegger’s Only Dog Can Judge Me: a still life of a feast of meat and dog food painted on a framed canvas. In breaking the traditional barrier between two ...
 
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The Tony Award winner will play Sarah Bernhardt in one of the season’s most anticipated shows.
Beginning August 31, Janet McTeer—the Oscar nominee and Golden Globe, Tony, and Olivier Award winner—will return to the Broadway stage in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s world-premiere production of Bernhardt/Hamlet, a new comedy from Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. And here, Town & Country has the ...
 
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A look inside Greece's Aegean Film Festival.
While many of the larger film festivals—like Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca—attract crowds that might able to be attending Art Basel, South by Southwest, Burning Man, or Coachella, many of the world’s smaller festivals have to find the right niche in order to attract film audiences and ...
 
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It's been 100 years since the Tsar and his wife and children were brutally executed in a Siberian forest, but the story still has the power to shock.
A century after the brutal murders of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, his wife Alexandra, and their five children (Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei), the execution of the Russian imperial family continues to capture the popular imagination. In honor of the 100th anniversary ...
 
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"Under the Influence" by Dom Laroza will be on display at Provenance Art Gallery until July 1.
Provenance Art Gallery, located at Shangri-La Hotel, the Fort, recently unveiled its latest exhibition, “Under the Influence.” Alongside Laroza’s exhibit, the gallery also showcases that of fellow local artist Edu Perreras, entitled “Iconic Irreverence.” A post shared by PROVENANCE ART GALLERY (@provenanceartgallery) on Jun 8, ...
 
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Facts about our National Hero that may have been overlooked in the teaching of history in classrooms.
Today, June 19, is the birthday of Jose Rizal. Leading experts on Jose Rizal such as Renato Constantino (Veneration Without Understanding, 1970) and Ambeth Ocampo (Rizal Without the Overcoat Revised Edition, 1998) tell us that the first step to appreciating the heroism ...
 
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Revisiting the country's first international fair 65 years ago.
From the 1930s to the 1960s, the world was caught up in the excitement of international fairs and expositions. The successful hosting of New York’s World Fair 1939-1940 inspired other countries to put up their own, as showcases of progress, goodwill and ...
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