Propaganda at Lopez

On Trauma, Postmemory, and Modernity in Propaganda at the Lopez Museum The beginning half of 2015 for the Manila art scene has marked itself with an endless parade of the second-rate, the trying hard, and the copycat such that when attending one art fair or a gallery exhibition– you’re always confronted by the fact that,… Continue reading Propaganda at Lopez

Max Balatbat a.k.a. MaxBal and his Action Star Paintings

  Artists represented by Silverlens are some of the most successful names in Philippine art today. By virtue perhaps of good business practices or critical choices made by its proprietors or the fact that the gallery takes hold of their artists like no mama bear can. In spite of this, I never gave anyone who… Continue reading Max Balatbat a.k.a. MaxBal and his Action Star Paintings