Tag Archives: art

November 20, 2017

Review: Repertory Philippines’ Hair

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Repertory Philippines revisits a groundbreaking musical from the 1960s in a dazzling display of young talent. By Isabella Olivares In the late 1960s, a new musical by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot shook up New York City. It spoke about the hippie countercultural movement, racism, illegal drugs, spirituality and war, and it bravely Continue Reading


August 17, 2017

A portrait of the artist: CNN Presents: Malang


In the Philippines, the name Malang has now become synonymous to excellence in modern art. But who is the artist known as Malang? On Aug. 19, 8:00 p.m., CNN Philippines will explore the life and work of Mauro “Malang” Santos, the prolific cartoonist, illustrator and painter who passed away last year, in CNN Presents: Malang. Continue Reading


July 28, 2016

Leon Exchange Online: Leon Gallery’s first ever online auction


Romeo Tabuena - Untitled

They are the keepers of history, the tellers of stories found in the vessels that keep them. And now, they’re online. (Romeo Tabuena – Untitled) Wanting to share the beauty of Filipino culture to a more diverse audience, esteemed gallery Leon Gallery will proudly hold its first online auction on Saturday, July 30, 2016 entitled Continue Reading


July 15, 2016

On Display: The Pearl of the Orient by Clifford Espinosa


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Start with this thought: The task of leading a diverse people, scattered over 7,000 more than islands, now rests on the shoulders of our newly sworn-in officials. The burden of nation-building, however, rests on all Filipinos. This is why now more than ever, unity and love for country is paramount. It’s deep food for thought, Continue Reading


June 23, 2016

What makes you Filipino?


awOr perhaps a better question to ask is, what makes you proud to be Filipino? The question and others like it that prompt us to reflect on our culture, heritage and national identity resurface in the days surrounding Independence Day and upcoming Buwan ng Wika celebrations in August. Our welcoming of a new presidency — Continue Reading


June 7, 2016

Touched by a Hero

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By JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ We live in a world molded by our forebears. That we pledge allegiance to a Filipino flag, and are subjects of no foreign country, is a legacy bequeathed by those who lived and died so that we may be free men — albeit too free, sometimes. In less than a week, Continue Reading


February 16, 2016

Art Attack at the Ayala Malls


This year, the Ayala Malls celebrates an extended Valentine’s season by showcasing different works of art in a handful of Ayala shopping and leisure destinations. And so, young artists are at front and center of this season’s exhibit, aptly called “Art to HeART.” The story behind this collection is reflected in a quote from French novelist Continue Reading