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THE VALUE OF SIMPLE THINGS, AMONG BITTER SKINS – Philippines, where in one way or another everything happens at the right time

Where art is discretion, does not need to be notice In the pictorial compositions of Juan Novicio Luna, you can immediately grasp the constant presence of theatrical poses, wind and blood. When, on the other hand, you are looking for a painter who has a style that amalgamates influences of Cubism, Surrealism and Expressionism, then, you cannot help but think …

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THE FATHER OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN PHILIPPINES – To feel Philippine culture one needs to see Eduardo Masferre’s photographs

A Spaniard halfway, between the bible and photographs He did not start that kind of work for profit, but just to earn a living as a portrait photographer. However, he found that to feed a family it was also necessary to work in the fields. Among his best photos, Mountain View, a size 28 x 35 cm 1950’s panorama gelatin …

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THE GRAND DAME OF PHILIPPINE FASHION – Patis Tesoro, a symbol of tradition and modernity

An environmental designer, an icon of her country’s lifestyle She drew inspiration from the fabrics of the Malong and Langkit ethnic groups, as well as from the geometric stripes of the cotton fabrics of the Maranaws. Her concept of Barong Tagalog is characteriz by a tailored fit with a half-open buttoned design, with a flip-down collar, side vents and French …

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WRITING ABOUT FEMININITY AND WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE – Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta, the most adored poet in the Philippines

Fascinated by the unbearable lightness of the verses She spent more than half of her life teaching and creating literary works characterized by femininity and the experience of women. In 1999, she had the S.E.A. Award for writing, Southeast Asia’s highest literary honor. Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta https://www.nlb.gov.sg/biblio/9424478 was born on a June day in 1932 in San Juan (Rizal, Philippine …

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A POPULAR SINGER, AMONG INDIGENOUS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS – Cynthia Alexander, revered by young Filipino musicians and dean of alternative ones

A multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter hero in the Philippines Her musicality is a collage of standard guitars, gong percussion and women’s voices, casually amalgamated by a cello or a violin. She made her solo debut with 1997’s Insomnia and Other Lullabyes, but she also performed with Mike Hanopol and Jun Lupito, legendary characters of Filipino rock. At the World Band Explosion Finals …

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THE INTERCULTURAL PAINTINGS OF A PHILIPPINE ARTIST – Ronald Ventura and his fusion of realism, cartoons and graffiti

Country’s complex intercultural relations where you born  Through a culturally permeable approach, its shades of East and West are tinge with struggles and transgressiveness. He held his two solo painting exhibitions for the first time in 2000. Born in the city of Manila in 1973, after graduating in painting from the University of Santo Tomas, Ronald Ventura https://www.sothebys.com/en/artists/ronald-ventura worked there …

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AUTHOR TRAVELS: THE PHILIPPINES – Inspire tourism “on the road”, with creative spaces by local artists

To be creative traveler: Philippines art You can call it whatever you want – the productive capacity of the imagination, creative talent or inventiveness – yet, in any continent, creativity has the same ability to take root, grow, mature and define the identifying profile of an entire human community. This is also, what happens in the Philippines https://guidetothephilippines.ph/articles/ultimate-guides/travel-guide-philippines, where by …

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PHILIPPINES: ONE COUNTRY, ONE SPIRIT – Where a motto it is embodying a set of common core values

Where you find humane, nature lover and nationalistic people Located about 195 miles south of Manila, Boracay https://guidetothephilippines.ph/articles/what-to-experience/boracay-tourist-spots is a small Philippine island in the Visayas region. People go there for the beautiful beaches and water sports, but without giving up the convenience of luxury hotels. Along the west coast, you will find a white beach surrounded by palm trees …

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WHERE SKIN EMITTE A CARAMEL CREATIVITY – You cannot bring a Filipino journey to life, without losing something substantial

Traveling where it pays to be interested in what did not happen The average temperature in the Philippines http://experiencephilippines.org/ is 86degreesF (30degreesC). Being an archipelago, its offers countless adventures to experience and activities to do. Some parts of the country such are warm and comfortable in all seasons and can be visit throughout the year. As different bodies of water …

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POPULIST ART AND MARGINALIZED SOCIETY – Onib Olmedo and his expressionistic figurative paintings

A leading figure in Philippine expressionism Prior to his death, he had received critical acclaim for his work both in his country and abroad. Onib Olmedo http://www.artnet.com/artists/onib-olmedo/ died in 1996, when he was only 59 years old, but his impact in the art scene continues to be felt on his country. As evidenced by a whole new generation of artists …

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