Nilo Ilarde curated the works of art from nine galleries—Artinformal, Blanc, Finale Art File that served as the venue from December 4 to 8, Galleria Duemila, MO_Space, The Drawing Room, Underground, Vinyl on Vinyl, and West Gallery—together in such a way that the works create a discourse, not a competition to sell out.
This October, artists meditate on how humans engage with the world and how participation affects the social, political, cultural, and possibly historical terrain of the world being navigated.
The first Visayas Art Fair is happening on 25 to 28 November at the Montebello Villa Hotel in Cebu.
Artist Chalk Zaldivar’s show, Itaga Mo sa Bato, which opened at Modeka Art Space on July 24, 2021, has drawn the ire of netizens for making certain statements that are considered offensive to women and the LGBTQ+ community.
The eight-day online fair will feature over 10,000 artworks from 62 galleries, four special exhibits, and a variety of special online activities.
“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” by Jellyfish Kisses / Anton Belardo opens on 10 July 2021
Teo Esguerra’s seventh solo exhibition Vacation Desolation comprises of darkroom prints, ready-mades, and a single channel video work that echoes the humdrum of pandemic life and reflection of habit by the circus that deliberately tries to entertain us with its absurdities as temporary relief.
“Maria” a solo show by Klaris Orfinada
Group show: Bigmouth, John Hey, Carl Modelo opens on 10 July 2021
Text and images by James Tana The numerous gallery openings during the first quarter of the year could be a good sign that art (and perhaps the art market) continues to thrive in a time of uncertainty. The galleries, considered as one of the support systems of the art world, play a crucial role not…