The Blissful World of Anita Magsaysay-Ho

This article originally appeared in Art+ Magazine Issue 38 (March-April 2015). The article is republished here as part of #ArtPlusFlashbackFriday project. Text by Cid Reyes. “The female Amorsolo.” It was a label she recoiled from, a label that would otherwise have sent perhaps other female artists to the seventh heaven. It was itself a benediction…

Victorio Edades: Vanguard of Philippine Modernism

This article originally appeared in Contemporary Art Philippines (now Art+ Magazine) Issue 21 (2011). The article is republished here as part of #ArtPlusFlashbackFriday project. By Cid Reyes; images courtesy of Ayala Museum In time for Ayala Museum’s exhibition on National Artist Victorio Edades, CAP reprints Contributing Editor CID REYES’ Q&A with the iconoclast whose passionate…

Anita Magsaysay-Ho’s “Washing of the Feet” Highlighted in Sotheby’s Spring Sale

Romualdo Battista Federico Locatelli Portrait of a Balinese Girl Oil on canvas, 1939, 106 by 115.5 cm Est. US$323,000 – 452,000 Sotheby’s July 2020 Spring auction features masterpieces with impeccable provenance commissioned by or gifted to close friends of the artists. Works by  Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur De Merprès, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Hendra Gunawan, and S. Sudjojono…