‘No Chaos No Party’: Glimpse into the Manila Contemporary Art Scene

It has been almost three decades since the book ‘Conversations on Philippine Art’ by art critic and writer Cid Reyes has been published. It is timely now, given the massive developments in the art practice since the 80’s, to release such book that features interviews and inside correspondences with the artists of the time. This is where the contemporary art book […]

On Things To Not Forget: A Review of Stirring the Ashes | Leslie De Chavez

It is in the fragile moment right before the ashes from a fire would disintegrate, be blown away and be one with nature that artist Leslie De Chavez would like to bring the viewers in his recently concluded exhibition at the Ateneo Art Gallery. With this metaphor that operates through his pieces, the artist discloses the trend within Filipino society: big, controversial […]

Stirring the Ashes | Leslie de Chavez

The Ateneo Art Gallery presents Stirring the Ashes by Leslie de Chavez, opening on Saturday, 23 July at 4pm. De Chavez was one of the three winners of the 2014 Ateneo Art Awards and the recipient of the Ateneo Art Gallery – Liverpool Hope University Residency Grant. De Chavez won the award for his works […]

Christmas Wishes | Year-End Group Show

Group show of the following contemporary artists: Catalina Africa, Juan Alcazaren, Amy Aragon, Felix Bacolor, Vic Balanon, Gino Bueza, Annie Cabigting, Valeria Cavestany, Jonathan Ching, Mariano Ching, Cheska Co, Lena Cobangbang, Louie Cordero, Nicole Coson, Mike Crisostomo, Leslie De Chavez, RM De Leon, Bembol Dela Cruz, Ranelle Dial, Carlo Gabuco, Lyra Garcellano, Nona Garcia, Paola Germar, Eugene Jarque, Geraldine Javier, Mark Justiniani, Taichi Kondo, Robert Langenegger, Romeo Lee, Joy Mallari, Pow Martinez, Keiye Miranda, Redd Nacpil, Raffy Napay, Poch Naval, Elaine Navas, Manuel Ocampo, Nikki Ocean, Jayson Oliveria, Kim Oliveros, Pardo De Leon, Garyross Pastrana, Michelle Perez, Ian […]