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House probe sought on failure of Marcoses to return artwork

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Two lawmakers will seek a congressional probe of the Marcoses for refusing to turn over dozens of valuable artwork acquired during strongman Ferdinand Marcos’ 21-year rule.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sue Marcoses for keeping 156 paintings, lawmakers urge

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Militant lawmakers in interviews with the Philippine Daily Inquirer called on the Aquino administration on Sunday to turn the screws on the Marcoses for refusing to turn over 156 artworks, including paintings of Van Gogh, Monet and Michelangelo that were allegedly part of their ill-gotten wealth.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Paintings from Marcos art collection seized in San Juan raid

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Authorities said they seized paintings Tuesday from a property of former first lady Imelda Marcos as part of efforts to recover works by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and others.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

8 paintings owned by Marcoses ordered seized

Former first lady Imelda Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Sandiganbayan has ordered the seizure of eight paintings – including that of Michelangelo and Pablo Picasso – owned by the Marcos family that are allegedly part of the late strongman’s ill-gotten wealth.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘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 »