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All about her

By Kaye O’Yek Images by Pinggot Zulueta Kaida Contemporary has always taken on the challenge of representing women artists in the Philippines by holding annual women’s month shows.…

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It Runs in the Family

By Hannah Jo Uy Art runs in the blood, they say. For the Montifar family, however, art is not only a heritage, it is a palpable force that…

Traces of the Philippines : A map of Mactan by Christoph Lochner (Nuremberg, 1603) showing the 1521 battle between Lapu-Lapu and Magellan during which Magellan was killed;

Mapping Philippine Seas (Part II)

By Dr. Jaime C. Laya Early maps are fascinating.  One by Sebastian Munster (Switzerland, 1540) shows Puloan and has a clutch of blobs labeled “Archipelagus 7448 insularii.” It’s…

From left: Manny Castro, Nicky Jardenil, Mary Ann Bulanadi, Jolo Montemayor, Nardy Aquino, Zeny Manlapig, and Leop Almeria

The Golden Mark of Design

Never in the Philippine School of Interior Design’s (PSID) history had they attempted to make a book compiling their faculty and alumni’s exemplary works. But…

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Clamor grows for poet Balagtas’ hero status

By Philippine News Agency An expert joined calls for renowned Filipino poet Francisco Baltazar's formal recognition as Philippine hero. Writer and educator Michael Coroza believes…