Articles with the tag "art" (39)

Should you go view the exhibit ANTING ANTING | MAGIC OBJECTS by Michael Arcega (March 5-April 15, 2018 Thacher Gallery University of San Francisco) looking for anting- anting as you know it, you’ll likely be disappointed. This is not your grandparent’s anting- anting. Michael Arcega took the notion of anting-anting or amulets, roughly defined as found/manufactured objects that have been imbued, through activation or consecration, with some potency and power.
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Published on 05/04/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, News and Events
Tags: Anting-Anting, art, Exhibit, History
In an historic faceoff, a Tausug headcloth dialogues with a Mondrian abstraction at the Asian Art Museum’s “GORGEOUS” show. The exhibition showcasing exceptional artworks from the collections of Asian Art Museum and SFMOMA, challenges preconceptions of what constitutes “gorgeous.”
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Stories
Tags: art, Museum, Tausug, Textile
Art defines Maria Apelo Cruz Jonavonic of Los Angeles, and it has provided her endless and exciting opportunities. But what has kept her feet firmly on the ground is her strong Filipino heritage. Born in Toronto and raised in the Vancouver suburb of New Westminster, she speaks Tagalog fluently. Her upbringing was very Filipino because her family belonged to a close-knit community of Filipino immigrants to Canada in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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Published on 15/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, People
Tags: art, Life
Some of the country’s best and brightest have languished behind bars for many years. In the Philippines, they are called political detainees or political prisoners. Peter Benenson, who founded Amnesty International in the UK in 1961, popularized the term “prisoners of conscience,” which is still widely used.
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Published on 14/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts
Tags: art, Shackled
Avisual artist has the ability to represent reality. A teacher gladly learns and teaches. Angelito de Leon David, nicknamed Lito, is both a visual artist and a teacher, and he is in the rare field of creating and giving. He has inspired many lives for decades.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, People
Tags: art, love
In a world where certainty and access to information is immediate, the virtue of patience should be held to an even higher regard. The capacity to be able to take things deliberately and wait things out can be admirable. Switzerland-based Filipino artist Pamela Gotangco knows this all too well. She may have known her passion for the arts at a young age, but she only fully capitalized on it fairly recently, using life experiences as her primary motivator.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, People
Tags: art, Pamela Gotangco
O.M. France Viana has taken me along on her personal journey through her written work years before I even knew her personally. As an avid reader of her magazine articles, I found her thought-provoking pieces to be both refreshing and mentally stimulating. We have been fortunate to see her visual art explorations in various exhibits in the San Francisco Bay Area in the past few years.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts
Tags: art, Ube
San Francisco was treated to a very rare sight of brightly colored tops, skirts and trousers sauntering downhill along Sutter Street toward Montgomery. Passers-by were curious. Who are they? What’s going on? Their quizzical looks darted from the colorfully beaded combs down to the leather-clad feet of these mysterious visitors.
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: art, culture, Mindanao, Textile
There are just 25 objects, including a Madonna, some trousers and a chest ornament, in San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s Philippine Art: Collecting Art, Collecting Memories exhibition, raising doubts that such a complex culture could even begin to be appreciated, much less fathomed, through so few specimens.
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Published on 12/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: art, exhibition, Madonnas, Magic, Myth
When I was young, I remember enjoying art projects in school. I would make my own greeting cards for my parents, and I would even join school contests on poster making. But never once had my works of art (I believe it were, hehe!) won any prize, except of course, that I undoubtedly won my parents’ admiration. ? As I grew up, I became contented with, well, appreciating art and the artists behind the works of art.
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Published on 04/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture
Tags: art, Museum, Pinto
Ayala Museum, located at the heart of the Makati Central Business District, Philippines, is a breathing space amidst the hustle and bustle of Metropolitan Manila. Whenever visiting the country, the museum is surely one of the best places to lose yourself in amazing contemporary art and uplift your spirit through the Philippines’ inspiring history
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Published on 26/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Leisure
Tags: art, Ayala, Contemporary, Museum
Where kids are part of the art
In some museums you are not allowed to take pictures, or only after turning your flash off. Well, this museum is different. They want you to take as much photos and videos as you like. Art in Island is a great interactive 3D museum for all ages. Artists have created numerous 3D art paintings and you are allowed to be part of the art!
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Published on 26/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Leisure, Entertainment
Tags: 3D art, art, paintings