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Singapore Biennale 2019 Artist Amanda Heng Wins 12th Benesse Prize

Amanda Heng, Every Step Counts (live walk performance), 2019, Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum. Benesse Prize ceremony kicks off the Biennale’s 2020 Programmes at Singapore Art Week Singapore Biennale 2019 participating artist Amanda Heng (Singapore) has won the 12th Benesse Prize. The award recognises an artist whose exhibited work embodies an experimental and critical spirit and demonstrates…

The Theater of Imagination

Gabriel "Gabby" Barredo Each sculpture by Gabriel Barredo is a striking bravura performance of the artis’s hyperactive and surreal imagination, obsessive craftmanship, and a host of unlikely media—from carved rubber, to bed springs, to show polish locks. Unlike his works, the reason why he does what he does is surprisingly simple. By Tara FT Sering …

Milestone Year for Sansó

By Elizabeth Ruth Deyro Fundacion Sansó celebrates the 90th birthday of Juvenal Sansó with a year-long series of events. With a successful career spanning seven decades, Juvenal Sansó has undoubtedly made an indelible impact on the art community in the Philippines and beyond. One of the most prolific and respected artists today, Sansó is known…

Reinventing The Objet Trové

Ram Mallari’s works represent an evolution of the found object. The artist Ram Mallari, photo by Jovel Lorenzo What is the difference between Modern and Contemporary visual art? This is a question that often drives the art discourse. It’s clear that a new kind of visual art emerged towards the end of the Salon period in the 19th century—when the rigidity of the academe gave way…

The Enlightened Ones

Illuminata brings together the best in Philippine art, fashion, and jewelry. Renowned artist Dominic Rubio, visionary fashion designer Ditta Sandico, and premier jewelry house Hoseki will unveil their latest collections during the by-invitation only event, slated for November 8, 2018 at Shangri-La at the Fort. Illuminata reflects the artists’ journeys towards the enlightenment of their creative prowess. Gracing the runway are chic sustainable pieces by Ditta…

“Ink Notion” by OJ Hofer

Enso by OJ Hofer text by Art+ Staff Renowned Cebuano fashion designer and visual artist, Oj Hofer exhibited his Japanese Calligraphy in a show titled “INK NOTION.” Exhibited were Hofer’s ink Kanji and Hiragana calligraphy pieces in the five traditional styles, humorous Zen Drawings, converging Enso Circles and transfixing Ink-on-Abaca bas relief. The show was…