Famous Filipino painters will auction off some of their works to fund the rebuilding of homes destroyed by supertyphoon Yolanda in central Philippines. The “master painters” donated 200 paintings to be sold at half the price in the ARTabang (Art Help), said John Barnard Borja, spokesperson for Batch ’85 of the Sacred Heart School Ateneo [...]
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
His award-winning artwork may show a blurred image of former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. but 12-year-old Kim Alfred Saguimpa of Makabata School Foundation Inc. has a very clear idea of what the man was like.
By Tonette Orejas
Visual catechism—biblical teachings told through paintings and sculptures—is so rich at Santiago de Apostol (St. James the Apostle) Parish in the old district of Betis here that it has become a regular destination for pilgrims completing their Visita Iglesia on Maundy Thursday.
More than 140 paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and other masters which were bought with stolen funds by former dictator Ferdinand Marcos remain missing, the government said Tuesday.
By Raymund Fernandez
Here, the hottest days end always in the most spectacular play of light. The sun is a disc of deep red as it sinks into a bed of the most beautiful colors from the visible spectrum. And even before the colors fade completely into the dark blue night, you begin to see pin points of [...]
By Radel Paredes
Paris is everyone’s dream destination. Artists, most especially, are drawn to the City of Lights. The Eiffel Tower beckons them like a lighthouse promising refuge from a world that is inhospitable to art.
Paintings and sculptures of contemporary Cebuano artists are being featured in the “Contemporary Cebu” art exhibit, which opened last Jan. 4 at the Cebu City Museum.
By Raymund Fernandez
Joysie was mid-way to finishing a painting. The priest watched over her shoulder as it progressed into a drawing. On the left side of the frame, a monster hid behind a mask of a teacher, the blackboard behind her. In front of her, a whole class of children sat quietly behind their prescribed desks, in [...]