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‘Master painters’ to sell works for rehab project

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 […]

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

On-the-spot art tilt brings Ninoy Aquino closer to youth

The President’s sisters Viel Aquino-Dee and Ballsy Aquino-Cruz and Rev. Fr. Nino Mangussad pose with winners of the on-the-spot painting contest held to honor former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.  KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

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.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Start ‘visita’ in Betis, Pampanga

LIKENED TO SISTINE CHAPEL With religious paintings on its ceiling, Santiago de Apostol
Parish Church in Betis, Pampanga, has been likened by visitors to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.Made of hardwood, Betis Church has survived lahar and floods. E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

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.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PCGG: 146 Marcos paintings missing

Ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Amorsolo afternoon


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 […]

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »