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October 19 Lecture: ‘Understanding Philippine Visual Art: Contemporary Art’

October 19 Lecture: ‘Understanding Philippine Visual Art: Contemporary Art’ with Prof. Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez (Through the collections of Ateneo Art Gallery and Lopez Museum)

Organized in conjunction with Trajectories, this eight-week lecture series focuses on the history and characteristics on Philippine pre-colonial to contemporary visual art.

For more information, please call Tina Modrigo at 631-2417 or send her a message at

Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez is an Assistant Professor at the University of the Philippines Department of Art Studies. She was curatorial consultant of Lopez Museum (2005-2012) and is presently a member of the Advisory Board of Asia Art Archive. She teaches courses on art criticism, curatorship,and visual literacy, and was a 2009 fellow of the USA National Endowment for the Arts International Arts Journalism Institute in the Visual Arts. Her writing has appeared in AAA Field Notes, Forum on Contemporary Art and Society, n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal, C-Arts: Asian Contemporary Art and Culture, Metropolis M: Magazine on Contemporary Art, Pananaw: Philippine Journal of Visual Arts, and Ctrl+P: Journal of Contemporary Art, among others. She was a guest curator of the 2011 Jakarta Biennale, and since 1996, has been overseeing the 2012 Alice Awardee for Publications, Pananaw: Philippine Journal of Visual Arts. She is also the Documentation Head of the independent platform, Back to Square Juan/One.

September 7 – Beginnings of Philippine visual arts by Dr. Esperanza Gatbonton
September 14 – Luna and Hidalgo by Dr. Ambeth Ocampo
September 21 – Academics: Lozano, Asuncion, Domingo by Ambassador Jose Maria Cariño
September 28 – Conservatives: Dela Rosa, Amorsolo, Arellano, Castañada by Dr. Patrick Flores
October 5 – The Triumvirates: Botong, Edades and Ocampo by Dr. Alice Guillermo and Ino Manalo
October 19 – Contemporary Art by Prof. Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez
October 26 – 70’s – 80’s period by Ma. Victoria Herrera
November 9 – Moderns and Neo-realists by Dr. Eloisa May Hernandez

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Registration Fee: Php 6,400 for the complete series or Php 900/session. Special rate offered to Lopez Museum members and Ateneo de Manila faculty & students. Limited to 30 pax per session. Certificates will be issued to participants who are able to complete the series of lectures.


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