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Group uses art to keep Bulacan heritage alive

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Through paint and brushes, a group of artists keeps the heritage and history of Bulacan province alive and preserved on canvases.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bishop holds art exhibit for priests

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Aiming to raise funds for the construction of a home for elderly Catholic priests, a bishop is staging an exhibit of his paintings.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Art agent selling Amorsolo sued over bouncing checks

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A woman is facing charges in Quezon City for allegedly issuing bouncing checks to two art collectors who entrusted her with the sale of several masterpieces worth more than P2 million, including works by masters Fernando Amorsolo, Juvenal Sanso and Romulo Olazo.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Art show raises funds for victims of ‘Pablo’

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ROOFLESS SHELTER Typhoon “Pablo” victims, like this woman, have taken shelter in a roofless classroom in San Antonio Elementary School in the devastated town of Cateel. KARLOS MANLUPIG/INQUIRER MINDANAO

It’s not too late to make the thousands of victims of Typhoon “Pablo” in Mindanao happy this holiday season. Buy a painting and lend them a hand in the process.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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Wit and irony sometimes define the Cebuano notion of the beautiful. You see that often in our literature, radio drama and popular music. Yet it seems to be missing in our visual arts today, which continues to be identified with the nostalgic pastoral paintings of the Martino Abellana school.

Posted: December 4th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cardinal asks ‘blasphemous’ artist: Can you do that to your own father?

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MANILA, Philippines—Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales condemned on Monday the art exhibit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) depicting a crucifix with a wooden penis and a picture of Jesus Christ with the ears of a rabbit. Speaking on Church-run Radio Veritas, Rosales said the exhibit of Mideo Cruz “abused” freedom of expression [...]

Posted: August 8th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Imelda Marcos backs protests against CCP art exhibit, eyes raps vs officials

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APPALED.  Imelda Marcos, who built the Cultural Center of the Philippines when she was first lady in the 1970s to showcase Filipino culture and arts, reads her statement of disgust over the controversial and “blasphemous” CCP art exhibit, which she viewed on Monday.  INQUIRER PHOTO

The founder of the Cultural Center of the Philippines joined on Monday the uproar against an ongoing exhibit in the CCP, which Catholic leaders consider a desecration of Jesus Christ and the Holy Family.

Posted: August 8th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lawmaker wants CCP head to resign over ‘blasphemous’ exhibit

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Manila Representative Amado Bagatsing demanded on Sunday the resignation of the Cultural Center of the Philippines chairman, Raul Sunico, and other officials of the state-run corporation for allowing an art exhibit that desecrated Jesus Christ and the Holy Family in the name of Christianity.

Posted: August 7th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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