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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

Former 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 »

A tale of two cities


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.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Contemporary art exhibit showcases Cebuano talents

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.

Posted: January 11th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »



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 [...]

Posted: September 14th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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