Category Archives: Spaces

5th year of Art Fair Philippines

It is the 5th year of Art Fair Philippines and its 2017 gallery roster included more galleries from abroad (Berlin, HK, NY, Singapore, Spain, Tokyo).  One gallery in Singapore, Artesan Gallery + Studio, is run by a Filipino and has

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5th year of Art Fair Philippines

It is the 5th year of Art Fair Philippines and its 2017 gallery roster included more galleries from abroad (Berlin, HK, NY, Singapore, Spain, Tokyo).  One gallery in Singapore, Artesan Gallery + Studio, is run by a Filipino and has

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Art in Art Basel

Visiting Art Basel HK certainly whets the appetite for more good art.  While the event has had extensive online coverage, seeing the artworks personally is a different experience altogether. The show had its share of popular names –  like a

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Art in Art Basel

Visiting Art Basel HK certainly whets the appetite for more good art.  While the event has had extensive online coverage, seeing the artworks personally is a different experience altogether. The show had its share of popular names –  like a

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The Art Basel Experience

Art Basel is that mem’rable museum or gallery visit, writ large. A one-day visit isn’t enough for this show. It was my first time to go to Art Basel, and for the first few booths, I was still walking and

The Art Basel Experience

Art Basel is that mem’rable museum or gallery visit, writ large. A one-day visit isn’t enough for this show. It was my first time to go to Art Basel, and for the first few booths, I was still walking and

Textile Art at the Art Fair Philippines

Valeria Cavestany’s Hen Party; Uji Handoko; no identifier displayed for the topmost piece.

Textile Art at the Art Fair Philippines

Valeria Cavestany’s Hen Party; Uji Handoko; no identifier displayed for the topmost piece.

The expanded Philippine textile exhibit at the National Museum

Last September, the National Museum launched its expanded gallery on Philippine textiles. “The Artistry of Philippine Textile“ (Hibla ng Lahing Filipino) is a permanent exhibit in the museum.I dropped by a few days ago and caught a workshop on embroidery

The expanded Philippine textile exhibit at the National Museum

Last September, the National Museum launched its expanded gallery on Philippine textiles. “The Artistry of Philippine Textile“ (Hibla ng Lahing Filipino) is a permanent exhibit in the museum.I dropped by a few days ago and caught a workshop on embroidery

The Islamic Arts Museum in Kuala Lumpur

In one of the best days during an artist residency in Kuala Lumpur, my co-resident and I went out to explore Merdeka Square.  One of our main stops that day was the Islamic Arts Museum. The Quran from different countries

The Islamic Arts Museum in Kuala Lumpur

In one of the best days during an artist residency in Kuala Lumpur, my co-resident and I went out to explore Merdeka Square.  One of our main stops that day was the Islamic Arts Museum. The Quran from different countries

Art in the Park!

I’ve been hearing about this event for a couple of years now.  I finally was able to go and see it. Art in the Park is an “affordable” 1-day art fair held every February at the Salcedo village park at

Art in the Park!

I’ve been hearing about this event for a couple of years now.  I finally was able to go and see it. Art in the Park is an “affordable” 1-day art fair held every February at the Salcedo village park at

1st take of the UP Heritage Museum: Arkitektura + MODA

I had time for museum side-trips last month and was glad to discover the UP Heritage Museum. This discovery was extra special because they had on view an exhibition on Philippine architecture and fashion. The exhibition was part of the

1st take of the UP Heritage Museum: Arkitektura + MODA

I had time for museum side-trips last month and was glad to discover the UP Heritage Museum. This discovery was extra special because they had on view an exhibition on Philippine architecture and fashion. The exhibition was part of the