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This family of creatives has flourished being together 24/7 in quarantine.
Artists Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz first met at the UP College of Fine Arts at the turn of the millennium.They became friends in 2000, began dating in 2003, and then were married in 2007. They are now parents to a brood ...
 
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This exhibit by Patricia Perez Eustaquio is one you want to see up close and personal.
In this current atmosphere of cold isolation, where we have been apart from our tribes for the last six months, Patricia Perez Eustaquio invites us to escape to Silverlens Galleries and envelope ourselves in the warmth of her tapestries in her solo ...
 
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Artists are bucking the results of a survey that they are "non-essential" in this time of a pandemic.
Last June 14th, Singapore’s Straits Times published a survey conducted by Singapore-based consumer research firm Milieu Insight that said out of 1,000 online Singaporean respondents, 71% of the respondents said that artists are considered the least essential as a profession or means ...
 
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The street artist has reportedly been unmasked.
After starting as a freehand graffiti artist in the early-'90s, Banksy's first known stenciled mural appeared on an office building in Bristol in 1997. The mural shows a Teddy bear throwing a Molotov cocktail at three riot police.More: How Banksy Has Turned Graffiti ...
 
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Artists present a meditation on New York City street art in the time of coronavirus.
Urban street art distinguishes itself from traditional art forms in that the amount of time it takes to arrive at a finished piece is significantly shorter than, say oil painting or glass sculpture. Street artists also do not necessarily need to kowtow ...
 
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What started as a community initiative took on a life of its own as Mercado Vicente has become a source of inspiration and pride in these troubling times.
Part palengke, part exhibit, part ode to Filipino culture, Mercado Vicente is the creative index to go to for curated content featuring some of the best young and emerging Filipino artists in the world. The online index was created to showcase Filipino ...
 
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Four female artists from the new art collective, Project 20, reflect the dramatic changes in the world around them.
“People have now shifted to the worldwide web. I think we should utilize the platform, especially for artists who have no access to galleries and are underrepresented,” says Mimi Salibio, one of the artists of Project 20, whose works are going on sale ...
 
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‘Well-Distance-Being’ reminds you to be present while social distancing.
No handshakes. No high-fives. No hugs. No holding hands with your honey. No kisses from Mommy. The new world order requires humans, whether friends, lovers, or foes, to stay at least two meters away from each other. It’s the price we must ...
 
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These artists provoked with these controversial masterpieces.
Forgive us for quoting a YA novel, but it seems pretty apt: “Art [isn't] supposed to look nice; [it's] supposed to make you feel something,” said Park in Rainbow Rowell's  Eleanor & Park. As if to prove that, many artists have gone from ...
 
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Far away from the Philippines, artist Ged Merino turns memory into tactile art.
As surprising as the coronavirus has been, many across the globe started their quarantine romantically, with visions of their quarantine masterpiece ala King Lear. Finally, some time to be creative. But as the psychological toll set in, those masterpieces fell to the backburner. ...
 
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He based the paintings from photographs he took of the eruption.
Michael Sagaran was at work at Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City when plumes of smoke started spewing out of Taal Volcano on January 12. The hotel is situated right on the ridge and has a direct view of the volcano and ...
 
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The benefit auction, which features more than 200 lots of fine and decorative art, furniture, jewelry, timepieces, rare books, and collectibles, will be held online on May 23.
On April 18, roughly a month into the enhanced community quarantine, Salcedo Auctions successfully auctioned off a new Romulo Galicano painting for COVID-19 relief. “It all happened quite fast actually,” says director Richie Lerma, on a phone call. “Romulo began work on ...
 
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Artist Ronyel Compra finds himself quarantined in the historical buildings of Las Casas in Bataan.
What to do when all your ongoing projects are suspended indefinitely? Ronyel Compra is an artist in residence of the Bellas Artes Projects (BAP) in Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Arriving on site in mid-March, just a few days before the Luzon lockdown, ...
 
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There’s a version with the “photobomber,” too.
Artists use different media to express their art. This one used MS Excel, which, if you know anything about it, isn’t exactly top of mind as a tool for artists. Robert Stephen Nuñez said it took him three weeks to finish a drawing ...
 
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Artist Dex Fernandez turns the lockdown stories of Filipinos into a lighthearted comic strip series.
Like many in the country, artist Dex Fernandez has been spending his days indoors, keeping tabs on the latest COVID-19 news on the radio, Internet, and social media, and maybe going a little stir crazy.“It's sad to hear and see how our ...
 
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Athletes, designers, and volunteers take centerstage.
Because of its designated bus stops and strict policies on pedestrian crossings, you have no choice but to walk more than you're used to in the city of Makati. Most of us who are keen on achieving several thousand steps a day ...
 
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We skip a long drive in the countryside and take the pony car for a spin to an art show.
There’s a certain stereotype attached to owners of cars like the Ford Mustang whether we care to admit it or not. Immediately our minds go to preconceived notions about what he or she might be like—perhaps he’s a showoff who spends his ...
 
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To improve art buying, the people behind Cartellino are pushing the boundaries of marketing and selling art by making it more accessible.
The internet has opened up a world of opportunities and possibilities, especially for shoppers. Gone are the days that you'd have to endlessly wonder how much a certain item costs. In fact, you can buy almost anything you want wherever you are.While that rings true ...
 
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The format of the space will be one that's immersive and engaging.
There are only a few more days before ALT Philippines, the newest contemporary art show in town, stages a curated display of established and up-and-coming artists. While we know it will have an "immersive and engaging" format, the rest is still shrouded ...
 
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Gallery 7 is Pinto's space dedicated to contemporary art.
Last month, the Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo opened Gallery 7, its largest gallery dedicated to contemporary art.Pinto Art Museum is a sprawling complex with galleries and open air spaces where nature and art are seamless. The museum traces its roots back ...
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