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Everything from a Harry Potter screening accompanied by live music, to the must-see auctions, to a Thai artist's debut exhibition.
September is looking to be an incredibly busy month in Philippine arts and culture, with shows and events for appreciators of all ages. It’s also quite an exciting time to be a collector, as two of the country’s auction houses will be ...
 
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On July 20 and 21, memorabilia from the Quezon Residence will go under the gavel in an online auction.
Mention New Manila and a genteel and refined image of the Philippines’ old rich immediately comes to mind. The area was once populated by the country's most affluent and influential who did not only run the Philippines’ major businesses but also the ...
 
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Letters of Rizal to his family are always interesting pieces of history.
An exceedingly significant letter written by Jose Rizal to his parents has surfaced. Dated October 10, 1883, it is from the collection of historian Epifanio de los Santos, who acquired it from one of the members of the Rizal family. For the ...
 
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June 2019 has an unusually large assortment of arts and culture events, likely due to several celebrations taking place this year.
June 2019 has an unusually large assortment of arts and culture events, likely due to several celebrations taking place this year. Not only is it the 25th anniversary of metro-wide musical festival Fete de la Musique, but the Cultural Center of the ...
 
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The letter by Major Lazaro Macapagal, along with a confession of Emilio Aguinaldo’s involvement in Bonifacio’s death, is up for auction this month.
By now, historians have deciphered the extent to which President Emilio Aguinaldo was involved in Andres Bonifacio’s death. It is called the death sentence that would forever alter our nation’s history. On May 10, 1897, the founder of the Katipunan and the ...
 
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One of the documents led Bonifacio to his early demise.
Emilio Aguinaldo and Andres Bonifacio’s rivalry was the Philippines’ most notorious and intriguing, it being peppered with secrets and deception that we have only recently begun to understand. Thanks to extremely historically important documents that have resurfaced after more than 100 years ...
 
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The exceedingly rare document, which comes in three pieces, goes under the gavel at Leon Gallery.
A telegraph sent to Antonio Luna allegedly from Emilio Aguinaldo before his assassination on June 5, 1899, is up for auction at the Leon Gallery in Makati at a starting price of P500,000. According to a curator from the Leon Gallery, Aguinaldo ...
 
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These important pieces in Philippine history will go on the auction block on September 8.
“We can clone Andres Bonifacio and make him run for President!” a playful Lisa Guerrero Nakpil, curator of Leon Gallery, jokingly says of the Decalogue, formally titled “Katungkulang gagawin ng mga Z. L l . B, or Anak ng Bayan.” It is ...
 
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The sale by León Gallery benefited the Asian Cultural Council Philippines Foundation, Inc.
On a historic afternoon at León Gallery, Space Transfiguration, Philippine National Artist José T. Joya’s most celebrated work was sold for P96 million or P112 million (including buyer’s premium). The sale sets the record for highest price ever paid for art at ...
 
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The historically important letters detail the controversial Tejeros convention.
Three important letters that Andres Bonifacio wrote to Emilio Jacinto will be auctioned off by the León Gallery on March 3. The sale will benefit the Asian Cultural Council Philippines Foundation, Inc.The three surviving extremely rare and historically important Bonifacio letters dated March 8, ...
 
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The four personal letters, all signed and dated by Jose Rizal, will go on the auction block on December 2.
Artifacts from the national hero Jose Rizal are plentiful in museums all across the country.León Gallery is offering the chance to have some of those priceless letters in your own personal collection—an especially rare chance as most of Rizal’s possessions are government-owned.A ...
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