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Sculptor needs no walls, air-con for gallery


All his life, sculptor Conrado Balubayan never had an art exhibit to showcase his work. He never owned a gallery, where his creations can be displayed for people to see and appreciate.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Filipinos’ penchant for arts wows foreign artist group

DANCE students of the Philippine High School for the Arts in Los Baños, Laguna, perform a “stop motion animation,” an exercise for both dance and visual arts workshops, to express “an act of love” through body shapes. PHOTOS BY KYLE NETZEBAND/CONTRIBUTOR

A group of young professional artists from New York City is out exploring the world and among the places they’ve been to are far-flung areas in the Philippines.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Antigraft’ artists daub empty wall

GRAFFITI and street artists in Laguna daub an empty wall in Los Baños, Laguna, to protest corruption in the government.  BENJIE VILLARUEL/CONTRIBUTOR

With a message loud and clear, an empty wall smeared with stylized calligraphy and grotesque images has become a vehicle to express what young minds may think of their government.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

New artists’ hub in Pangasinan

SAGUR Artists’ Village rises in Malasiqui town in Pangasinan to nurture artists. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

From the road, the huts in the midst of trees on a sloping terrain of the rural village of Nancapian in Malasiqui town, Pangasinan province, look like a typical cluster of farmers’ dwellings set apart from the main neighborhood.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Did you know: Leonor Orosa-Goquingco

Today, July 15, is the 9th death anniversary of National Artist for Dance Leonor Orosa-Goquingco. Born on July 24, 1917, she was known as the Mother of Philippine Theater Dance and Dean of Filipino Performing Arts Critics. A pioneer Filipino choreographer in balletic folkloric and Asian styles, Orosa-Goquinco was a founding member of the Philippine Ballet Theater. She was conferred the title of national artist in 1976 and died in 2005 at the age of 87.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »