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THE ARROW OF TIME IN THE HEART OF THE SUN | Ian Fabro

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THE ARROW OF TIME IN THE HEART OF THE SUN
Ian Fabro
2 to 23 September 2017
3F Galleries
UP Vargas Museum

UP Vargas Museum opens Ian Fabro’s exhibition titled The Arrow Of Time In The Heart Of The Sun at the 3F Galleries on 2 September at 6pm.

In The Arrow Of Time In The Heart Of The Sun, Fabro’s intricate and sinewy figures gather to form haunting images bursting with intensity. The works are bleak, sweeping, epic. They draw from a range of sources from the Bible to William Blake and explore a range of materials: graphite, ink, aluminum staple tacks, copper tacks, pins, and nails. The density of the material intersects with riveting metaphysics.

Ian Fabro (b. 1993) is an artist from San Mateo, Rizal. He is known for his large-scale pen-and-ink drawings encrusted with staple wires, nails, tacks and the like. His works have previously been shown in various exhibitions here and abroad. The Arrow of Time In The Heart Of The Sun is his third solo exhibit.

The Arrow Of Time In The Heart Of The Sun runs until 23 September.

For more information, please contact Vargas Museum at (+632) 928-1927 (telefax), (+632) 981-8500 loc. 4024 (UP trunkline) 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://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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