Filipino contemporary art

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Viay nu Ivatan: Ivatan Lifeways

Through painting, photography, and illustration, the daily life of Filipinos inhabiting the northernmost island of the country is portrayed and annotated in this exhibition. According to Datar, the Ivatan culture is shaped by strong typhoons, rough seas, and meager resources. He explains that it exemplifies a particular relationship of a people with their environment. As depicted in Datar’s and Gonzales’s works, the exceptionally beautiful terrain of the province is accented by equally beautiful and highly industrious people. Datar further states that each household is oftentimes self-sufficient, enjoying a considerable degree of independence; and that the beauty of the province lies in its relative isolation and the uniqueness of its culture. Continue reading

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RITUALS OF INVASION AND RESISTANCE | Norberto Roldan

RITUALS OF INVASION AND RESISTANCE Survey of Installation Works 1992-2017 Norberto Roldan 2 September to 5 October 2017 1F Galleries UP Vargas Museum UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with Silverlens, opens Rituals of Invasion and Resistance, a solo exhibition by Norberto “Peewee” Roldan at the 1F Galleries on 2 September, Saturday, at 6 in the … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

International Exhibition: ALMOST THERE

Almost There 2 March – 6 May 2017 Opening reception: 2 March 2017, Thursday, 6:00pm Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Vargas Museum are pleased to announce Almost There, an exhibition at the University of the Philippines’ Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research … Continue reading

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