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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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Before we began celebrating Independence Day on June 12, we had Republic Day on July 4.
Malacañan Presidential Museum and Library’s (now-defunct) Flickr account is a veritable treasure trove of vintage photos documenting our nation’s history. Among them are these photos of the first Republic Day celebration on July 4, 1946, when Philippine independence was formally recognized by the United ...
 
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He says he hopes this marks a "new change in history."
This year not only marks Coldstream Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall’s first Trooping the Colour, but also the very first time a member of the guards has marched in a turban at the event that marks the Queen’s official birthday."I hope that more people like ...
 
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Alfonso Ossorio, the son of a Negros sugar baron, went to Harvard University and the Rhode Island School of Design.
Through “Alfonso Ossorio: A Survey 1940–1989” now on view at the Ayala Museum, we are presented with an intimate look at the life and art of Alfonso Ossorio, an artist of various cultures, traditions, and races. He was born in Manila in ...
 
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We love International Museum Day!
International Museum Day, an annual celebration of the significance of museums in enriching cultures, is like Christmas in the middle of the year for history buffs and art enthusiasts. Admission fees to most museums are waived, plus there are guided tours and ...
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