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Artist at Work: An Element of Play

Text by Hannah Jo Uy Images by Pinggot Zulueta There is an undeniable element of play in the artistic process of Sam Penaso, one that…


Artist at Work: An Artist’s Calling

By Hannah Jo Uy Design and layout Pinggot Zulueta “I was born to be an artist,” says Paul John Cabanalan, “God made me one.” The…

Renaissance Art Counterclockwise from right: Christie’s International Magazine (January 1991) cover with Raphael’s St. Catherine; David (detail) by Francisco de Zurbaran; and 16th to 18th century European paintings from the Imelda Romualdez-Marcos Collection auctioned by the PCGG (1991), The Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Adriaen Isenbrandt, View of the Bay of Posilippo, Naples by Claude Joseph Vernet, and Lady with a Cat by Pier Leone Ghezzi.

St. Catherine Was My Seatmate

By Dr. Jaime C. Laya On a 1983 flight from New York: Santa Catalina de Alejandría’s painting by Renaissance master Raphael Sanzio, contemporary (and competitor)…

GOVERNING OUR RICH CULTURE Creating a Department of Culture would hasten the development and enrichment of the already blooming culture of the Philippines

We need a department of culture ASAP

By Oscar F. Picazo Images by Pinggot Zulueta Our culture is our soul, our identity. Our culture makes us who we are. It is the…


Directors’ Wishes for the Film Industry

By Rica Arevalo With the local film industry’s annual billion pesos revenue, we reached out to its creators, the film directors, to share their insights…