The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) made it in the history books for being Asia’s first international convention center – housing paintings and sculptures of various Filipino artists and also serving as a venue for political summits, conventions and concerts of international artists.
While there are many museums that display old art work from Philippine masters, the Megacity also has a lot to offer when it comes to art galleries that showcase both old and contemporary art. Contemporary artists well-known in Manila’s art scene display their works in many of the metro’s popular art galleries. The three galleries mentioned in this article are highly recommended places that every art lover should visit.
Megacitizens.com joined the vernissage of Art Fair Philippines 2015, when artists and art lovers flocked to the Link Carpark in Makati City Wednesday night. For the next couple of days, two parking levels have been transformed into one of the biggest and most exciting exhibitions of contemporary paintings, sculptures, and installations in the Philippines.
For four days, Art Fair Philippines transformed the 6th floor of the car park 'The Link' in Makati into a big showroom for contemporary Philippine Art. 24 galleries from Metro Manila participated, including major ones like Manila Contemporary, Pablo, Silverlens and Finale Art File.