Art, Exhibit, Lobby, Museum, UP Vargas Museum, West Wing Gallery (Edge)

Gary-Ross Pastrana | SUMMA featured in Business World

WHAT MAKES something valuable? If a costly material is melted, exposed to the elements, or released to the wild, does it diminish in importance, or does the thing itself retain its worth? Why does reconstruction make a thing lose its significance when it’s still essentially the same material? Why is society obsessed with the useful and the profitable anyway? Why do people belittle ideas and efforts that don’t turn a quick buck?

 

To read Jasmine Cruz’s article “Transforming Value” go to Business World Online.

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About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.

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