10 Art Exhibits to See This November
Make the most out of your weekends!
(SPOT.ph) Long weekends are coming and what better way to be productive this month than to immerse yourself in the Manila art scene? With a bunch of free days on our hands, no need to go far from the Metro to enjoy that much-needed break. This exciting November exhibit lineup will give you your fill of culture and the arts.
"ScrewPulous" by Jose Tence Ruiz
Solo exhibition by Jose Tence Ruiz
Jose Tence Ruiz’s large-scale pieces deal with timely social commentaries on today’s politics, the spread of false reportage, and the degradation of the environment. Some of his works, such as “Ang Liblib
The exhibit runs from November 11 to December 9 at Artinformal, 277 Connecticut Street, Greenhills East, Mandaluyong City. For more information, visit Artinformal's website.
The Inner Landscape
Seven photographers join forces in portraying a diverse array of colored and black-and-white landscapes in a collection revealing a balance of nature and concrete. Paul Quiambao, Mark Pedregosa, Jap Salem, Harold Ong, Mitchel Miguel, Michael Lim, and Raymond Tesoro Cruz present the beauty of nature and the emotions it evokes as depicted through the lens.
The exhibit runs until December 1 at Vetro, 135 Congressional Avenue, Project 8, Quezon City. For more information, visit Vetro's website.
"Alternative Illusion" by Eghai Roxas
The exhibit runs until December 4 at Ricco Renzo Gallery, Suite 206 LRI Design Plaza, 210 N. Garcia Street, Bel Air 2, Makati City. For more information, visit Ricco Renzo’s website.
"Circle with Holes" by Michelle Perez
Form Out of Material. Material Out of Form
Galleria Duemila closes the year with a three-woman exhibit of visual arts. This collaboration between Monica Delgado, Michelle Pérez, and Atsuko Yamagata displays emotions and intimate intentions in each of their works. Individually, the artists develop their art through unique processes; but together, they express strong meaning to the physicality of paint and the utilization of material.
The exhibit runs from November 11 to December 29 at the Galleria Duemila, 210 Loring Street, Pasay City. For more information, visit Galleria Duemila’s website.
Seven visual artists present an artistic response to escape—not by denying reality, but by acknowledging the absurd political sphere and hype-culture of contemporary art. Celine Lee, Jose Tong, Kevin Nieves, Marc Gaba, Nasser Lubay, Racquel De Loyola, and
The exhibit runs from November 11 to December 9 at District Gallery, Arts Above, West Avenue Building, 112 West Avenue, Quezon City. For more information, follow District Gallery on Facebook.
"Blessing Manila I" by Yang Ding-Xian
If you love staring at colorful mandalas, then you'll love Yang Ding-Xian’s Blessing Manila series. In this exhibit, the Taiwanese artist incorporates nature into kaleidoscopic images using oil on canvas. Some notable works to look for are “Blessing Taiwan-The Purple Air/Cloud Comes from The East” and “Blessing Manila I.”
The exhibit runs until January 16,
All The Things That Could Be
Jared Yokte has a specific visual style that invites the audience to look further for details—peculiar and intriguing—in rainbow-colored lines. Some of his works could be considered reminiscent of Edvard Munch’s "The Scream" (1983). The show will feature his artistry in various forms such as oil on canvas and mixed media.
The exhibit runs from November 11 to December 1 at the Blanc Gallery, 145 Katipunan Avenue, St. Ignatius Village, Quezon City. For more information, visit Blanc Gallery’s website.
The exhibit runs until November 19 at Secret Fresh, G/F Ronac Art Center, Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan City. For more information, follow Secret Fresh on Facebook.
Curated by Federico De Vera
Over 300 pieces of Manila’s finest art objects, coming from public and private collections, will be on display at the Ayala Museum. The selected pieces are curated by renowned New York-based jeweler, exhibition designer, merchant, collector, and publisher Federico de Vera. It includes sought-after works such as Alfredo Esquillo’s “Daang Ligid Krus,” and Winner Jumalon’s “Second Life Portrait.”
The exhibit runs until January 28,
"Pagudpud" by Katrina Andrews
Veins of Luzon
A trip to this exhibit takes you to various tourist attractions in Luzon. Artist and pilot Katrina Andrews
The exhibit runs until December 1 at Vinyl on Vinyl, 2241 Pasilio 18, La Fuerza Compound, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City. For more information, visit Vinyl on Vinyl’s website.