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Not just one attempt. But two.
It's truly amazing how many of the art pieces we see today have endured all the destruction throughout history. But, what's even more amazing is the fact that a single amateur restoration job is all it takes to ruin them.Top Story: Sofia Andres' Boyfriend ...
 
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The selection will include paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, and photography.
Following the cancellation of Art Basel this year, the fair has made the decision to take the presentation digital with Online Viewing Rooms.Top Story: Why Texas Was Once Called New PhilippinesThis June, a total of 4,000 works from 281 galleries from 35 countries ...
 
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The portraits look chaotic up close.
With just a Sharpie marker and his smartphone, artist Jeric Concepcion creates stunning impressionist portraits of Marvel superheroes.  So far, he has finished 14 portraits of the main characters in Avengers, and intends to complete 32 characters including Thanos.TOP STORY: How Wealthy Was ...
 
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Transportive historical fiction and compelling takes on power, race, and relationships.
Here's a piece of advice that will set you free: give up on the book that you keep telling yourself you're reading, but will take any opportunity to avoid for Netflix or refreshing your Twitter feed. You don't have to finish a ...
 
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From paintings to illustrations, you can now shop for different prints through Shelter Fund's art section.
Shelter Fund, the online platform originally dedicated to supporting some of the country's top photographers, has just expanded to cover more artists. From paintings to illustrations, you can now shop for different prints through the art section of the initiative. Top Story: 9 Real-Life ...
 
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You don’t need a DSLR to be an award-winning photographer.
It’s easy to assume that these stunning macro shots were taken using a bulky DSLR equipped with all sorts of gears, but in fact, these award-winning images, captured by Filipino photographer Analiza Daran de Guzman, were taken with only a Samsung Galaxy ...
 
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With ECQ finally over, you can finally get your hands on a vintage film camera.
Owning a film camera isn’t as easy as it sounds—those old gems need maintenance to stay in shape, and not everyone is equipped to care for one. So instead of purchasing a vintage camera, the best road for some film aficionados might ...
 
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Her coffee paintings were also featured on the Martha Stewart Show.
Sunshine Plata Alimagno was a college student at the University of Santo Tomas in 2000 when she discovered her passion for painting with coffee. Alimagno wanted to take up Fine Arts, but her path led her to the Sciences, and she ended ...
 
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Marvin Tiberio's squid ink paintings are stunning.
Marvin Tiberio describes himself as a squid ink artist. He makes use of squid ink as the base for his paintings, but also makes use of other natural pigments in food ingredients such as turmeric powder, atsuete (annatto), and petals from the ...
 
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The online auction will benefit a hospital in Manila.
European-Filipino art pieces go under the gavel at the Primero and Segundo online auctions of Palacio de Memoria's auction house, Casa de Memoria. The online auction will be held on May 30 and 31 at 2 p.m.Lifestyle personalities Kaye Tinga and Juana ...
 
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An intense auction battle for the book ensued.
A rare first edition hardbound of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was found in a dumpster and sold for 33,000 British pounds, which is a little more than P2,000,000 at an auction based in Derbyshire, England.According to the BBC, a teacher found ...
 
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'Carnal Tales' blends folklore and religious elements.
Filipino superstitions, folklore, and religion take the spotlight in a Filipino comic book about twin brothers who find themselves reliving the lore they heard from their grandmother in their childhood.Carnal Tales masterfully blends elements from Filipino folklore and Catholicism to create a rich ...
 
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Authors, readers, booksellers, and publishers have banded together.
Authors, readers, booksellers, and publishers have become more tightly-knit than ever to outlast a global pandemic."They weren’t cancelled all at once,” writer Paul Lisicky said of the twenty-two stops on his cross country book tour. “No one gave me a phone call ...
 
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Shelter Fund was created to support the Philippines' top photographers in the time of COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the Philippines' many industries to a standstill. This includes photographers who have had to cancel projects and exhibits since the virus' outbreak. Shelter Fund, a new online platform, hopes to support the country's top photographers by selling images.Jason ...
 
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Immerse yourself in culture during quarantine.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines is working overtime to bring culture to audiences confined to their homes during quarantine.With the use of alternative platforms, the CCP will be offering video streaming of archival recordings, live arts, and more. The Arts and ...
 
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He has written 41 poems since March 22.
National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario, also known by his pen name Rio Alma, has been composing poems every day and publishing them online since March 22."My poems are until the ECQ ends," Almario told Esquire Philippines. That means Almario would be ...
 
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She calls it ‘syringe art.’
Who said you need a brush to paint?Nurse and frontliner Kimberley Joy Mallo Magbanua is proving you can make art out of the most unlikely materials, and in her case, the young artist and healthcare worker has captured the hearts of many ...
 
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Time to catch up on some reading while on lockdown.
 “Ito ang ambag ko, mga chong,” Jyrus Cimatu says in a Facebook post. “Gamitin niyo sana 'yong panahong to para maging productive at mamulat para maka-unawa naman sa ibang tao.”(This is my contribution, guys. May you use this time to be productive ...
 
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Check it out from your couch.
When the first Harry Potter novel was published in 1997, readers all over the world became hooked on following the magical events in the life of "the boy who lived." J.K. Rowling's seven-book brainchild was adapted into eight feature films, a couple ...
 
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Often, the handwritten messages are more interesting than the book itself.
There’s nothing quite like the wonder of finding a handwritten message in an old, dog-eared secondhand book. These used, pre-loved, well-loved books contain memories of former owners, with their favorite pages folded and beloved passaged underlined. There is a charm to secondhand ...
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