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KARAPATAN: Artists Stand for Human Rights | CANVAS

Karapatan
CANVAS (The Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development)
20 June to 22 July 2017
3F Galleries
UP Vargas Museum

UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with CANVAS – Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development, opens Karapatan on June 20, Tuesday, 6pm at the 3F Galleries.

Karapatan is this year’s Looking for Juan Outdoor Banner Project presentation by CANVAS at Vargas Museum, featuring works from more than 60 artists reflecting on the theme of human rights. The diverse expression of these artists becomes a means for broaching the subject while at the same time foregrounds the ways human rights are grasped in the Filipino society.

Karapatan runs until July 22.

Participating artists: Leonard Aguinaldo, Aldy Aguirre, Adrian Alfonso, Frances Alvarez, Melvin Anglacer, Japs Antido, Marcel Antonio , Aaron Asis, Vincent Balandra, Elvert Bañares, Kean Barrameda, Mark Barretto, Louisse Batuegas, Sergio Bumatay III, Pin Calacal, Imelda Cajipe-Endaya, Emard Cañedo, RC Caringal, Sayid Cedicol, Mideo Cruz, Christian Culangan, Ronson Culibrina, Rai Cruz, Daniel Dela Cruz, Antipas Delotavo, Doktor Karayom, Rap Eya, Liza Flores, Marc Gaba, Sarah Geneblazo, Caloy Gernale, Abi Goy, Jay Harold Hidalgo, Martin Honasan, Johanna Helmuth, Tamer Karam, Lindslee, Renz Lee, Dante Lerma, Quatro Los Baños, Clark Manalo, Lotsu Manes, Hadrian Mendoza, Jason Moss, Fernan Odang, Epjey Pacheco, Anthony Palomo, Mervin Fabro Pimentel, Alwin Reamillo, Iggy Rodriguez, Roy Rosatase, Art Sanchez, Max Santiago, Pablo Baen Santos, Brave Mabalo Singh, Kim Hamilton Sulit, Gian Miroe Surban, Laureen Tecson, Yani Unsana, Wesley Valenzuela, Veejay Villafranca, Eva Yu, Christopher Zamora

The Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development (CANVAS) promotes greater awareness and appreciation for Philippine art and culture principally through exhibitions and projects that not only showcases artworks from some of the best young contemporary Filipino artists around, but also lead to the publication of books, prints, and other merchandise that make these artworks more accessible to more people.

For more information, please contact Vargas Museum at (+632) 928-1927 (direct line), (+632) 981-8500 loc. 4024 (UP trunkline), (+632) 928-1925 (fax) or send an e-mail to vargasmuseum@gmail.com. You may also check our website at http://vargasmuseum.upd.edu.ph/ or like us at http://www.facebook.com/vargasmuseum.upd and follow us at Twitter and Instagram @UPVargasMuseum for updates.

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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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The Nature of the Collection (1F Galleries) and Revisiting the Conservative (3F Galleries) are extended until 22 June 2019. For group tours, please contact vargasmuseum@up.edu.ph.
The 2019 Art Workshops by Fernando B. Sena at the UP Vargas Museum resume on 22 June. Registration is ongoing. The workshops are for kids (8+), teens, and adults. Mr. Sena teaches painting, drawing, still life, portraiture, landscape, and figures. Schedule: 9-11:30am, eight Saturdays For details, please contact Vargas Museum (Linda) at 928-1927 or Mr. Sena at 376-2196 during office hours.
ADVISORY: Galleries will be closed early at 12 PM tomorrow, 13 June 2019, for a book launch. Inquiries: vargasmuseum@up.edu.ph
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“Mr. Jorge B. Vargas, the designated Mayor of Greater Manila by President Quezon back in 1942, was an ardent client and devoted friend of Amorsolo. Aside from having his own portrait done he commissioned Amorsolo a variety of paintings with subjects ranging from family and friends’ portraits to views of residences, landscapes and seascapes, from war scenes and historical events to nude studies. Mr. Vargas had been so close a friend to Amorsolo that he would even confide to the artist his personal problems.” The Nature of the Collection 1F Galleries Exhibition runs until June 15, 2019 --- Source: Lazo, Sylvia Amorsolo et al. Maestro Fernando C. Amorsolo: Recollections of the Amorsolo Family. 2009.
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