Dashing Through Manila’s Art Scene (ie Catching What I Can)

Annie Cabigting, Warhol's grave, for "Black and White Under A Shroud of Gray and Gray"

Apologies for the sparse postings, but somehow, a project we undertook a few months ago has morphed into Art Fair Philippines 2013, and now it seems that every free minute of the day has been devoted to that beast!  For more information—yes, shameless plug!—please do check out www.artfairphilippines.com or https://www.facebook.com/artfairph Continue reading

Lani Maestro and Poklong Anading’s Digital Tagalog

Digital Tagalog

Last year, while visiting Manila, Lani Maestro saw Poklong Anading’s U-turn at the residence of interior decorator and artist Yola Johnson.  Made for the inaugural exhibit of Finale Gallery’s new space in 2008, Poklong’s piece of two empty cans of paint held together by an arc of neon so impressed Lani that she decided to seek out the younger artist.  “When I saw this one work, that’s it!” she jokingly declared.  “I didn’t want to see any more!” Continue reading