Tag Archives: artist

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


May 12, 2016

The ABCs with PeopleAsia Pt. 3


We’re at it again, and this time it’s time for midterms. Closed notes and no cheating! Here’s the third batch of PeopleAsia’s most talented and beautiful faces and personalities for every letter. Kenneth Cobonpue: Built to Last Without any braggadocio, he extended his hand and introduced himself with an amiable tone and a mild-mannered voice, “Hi, I’m Continue Reading


May 5, 2016

Brillante Mendoza: Dark and Brilliant Truths


This May, two sure-t0-be blockbuster superhero movies power through our cinemas, quickly bumping off the little known or heard of Sinag Maynila with a big “Kapow!” Sinag Maynila is an independent film festival that features prolific and up and coming directors and casts who use the medium to depict relevant national issues How many cinema goers will be transfixed by in-your-face graphics and surround sound? How Continue Reading


April 6, 2016

F. Sionil Jose: Words of a Warrior


by Miguel Martin D. Sarmenta | Photography by Mau Aguasin | Grooming by Raymund Jumao-As of Peps Silvestre Salon April is National Literature Month in the Philippines, which gives us reason to pay tribute to National Artist F. Sionil Jose, one of, if not the most, vocal literary forces in our country. “I have been called a communist! A 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