UP Vargas Museum

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Transforming Perspectives: Archaeology and Art of a late 19th Century Philippine Town

UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with the Archaeological Studies Program, presents Transforming Perspectives: Archaeology and Art of a Late 19th Century Philippine Town at the 3F Galleries on August 25, Tuesday, at 4pm. Contemporary artists Leo Abaya, Carlito Amalla, Romanlito Austria, Cian Dayrit, Federico Dominguez, Noel El Farol, Rita Gudiño, Lisa Ito-Tapang, Mervy Pueblo, and … Continue reading

Jorge B. Vargas: A Collecting Life (Isang Buhay ng Pagtipon)

Jorge Vargas was fascinated with objects. His passion for collecting was stirred and sustained by a keen interest in fragments of Philippine culture as a heritage of a national collective. This notion of Filipiniana is a central impulse in knowing and cherishing the social life of the nation and the processes of its formation. This … Continue reading

Hand Made Violence | Bembol dela Cruz

UP Vargas Museum, 1F Lobby 5 August to 5 September 2015 Hand Made Violence is Bembol Dela Cruz’s one-person exhibition that presents his confrontation with guns in two forms: first, in metal sheet with inscriptions in Braille, and second, in painting. By asking users of unlicensed guns to describe their guns, Dela Cruz develops a … Continue reading

Breeding Ground

UP Vargas Museum presents Breeding Ground on August 5, Wednesday at 4pm at the West Wing Gallery. Breeding Ground focuses on the contested nature of land and how it is represented and appropriated. It presents the works of Fernando Amorsolo, Adjani Arumpac, Dominic Mangila and Jorge Vargas. The exhibition revolves around five articulations of image and image making: … Continue reading

14 Silent Comics | MANIX ABRERA

14 SILENT COMICS UP Vargas Museum presents Manuel “Manix” Abrera’s 14 Silent Comics on August 5, Wednesday at 4pm.      14 Silent Comics is Manuel “Manix” Abrera’s one-person exhibition that presents his silent comics (comics without dialogue). Characters from Philippine mythology like the manananggal, white lady, duwende and kapre will be portrayed in a … Continue reading

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