Modern Philippine Art, with love from Manila

Stories of Dreams and Realities exhibition at the Rossi & Rossi Art Gallery in Mayfair has been officially extended until next Friday 29th August. (disregard the dates on the website) Check this out!!
The collection, carefully selected by Cesar Villalon Jr., is from the Drawing Room – one of the most prolific art spaces in Manila. Photos of the artwork can be seen on the website and all pieces are for sale. A couple have already been sold to both Filipino and Western art collectors.
According to exhibition co-ordinator Martin Clist, Philippine art is being recognised as an ’emerging market’ which should raise hopes of developing artists who have something to contribute to the Philippine arts – both at home and abroad.
There are works by Alfredo Alquilizan, Kawayan de Guia and Jose Legaspi who make up 4 out of the 11 artists featured. Paintings, 3D sculpted models and an exciting steel installation by Lirio Salvador (artwork-turned-instrument!) make up this inspiring collection. Please refer to the catalogue, and come along to the gallery! Not to be missed.
Exhibition extended until Friday 29th July
10am – 5.30pm
Rossi & Rossi Gallery
16 Clifford St, W1S 3RG (Green Park/Picadilly Circus tube stations)    
*Rossi&Rossi Gallery is an art space dedicated to classical and contemporary Asian art. 
K.A. Cruz