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    "Entablado" Painting Exhibit by Bayani Ray B. Acala

    Entablado: a painting exhibit by Bayani Ray B. Acala

    A painting exhibit by young, talented painter from Paete, Laguna will open on November 25, 2007, Sunday at 2:00PM

    Nineveh Artspace
    2452 1st Avenue, Villa Silangan Subdivision
    Sta. Cruz, Laguna
    Tel: (049) 808-6617

    Exhibit runs until December 16,2007

    Exhibit Description:

    ENTABLADO: The Stage of Life

    If life was a stage, it would be interesting how actors weave a story with neither a script nor a director. Acala confronts this seemingly challenging yet intriguing reality of life and its many subplots as he paints a variety of actors performing in the stage of their own setting, often with a play of bright and dark hues, reflective of life’s rich mix of emotions and undertones.

    What is most welcome in Acala’s pieces is his fresh approach of using ‘the stage’ as a platform for reinterpretation of old and recurrent themes of friendship, courtship and love. From the ballerina whose eyes are held by her partner’s, the flying trapeze chasing his love with a bouquet of flower high up in the air to the jugglers whose joggling act is dependent on the stability of their friendship and trust.

    The artist’s canvass transforms life and its mundane relationships into an exciting play re-told and re-invented without the rigidity of a script or director. Coming from a simple but artistic town of Paete, Acala has successfully rendered a lighthearted yet mischievous view of life; one that is uncluttered and innocent; where clowns, magicians and acrobats are not afraid to be unmasked, and where childhood memories of the people performing on stage in the plaza during town fiestas are revisited by a more mature pair of eyes but with the same young heart.

    To view the artist's works, please click this link.

    Bayani Ray B. Acala is actually Tutubi's good-looking, gifted first cousin who has won several nationwide painting contests :P



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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:13 PM,

    5 Comments:

    At Nov 9, 2007, 9:45:00 PM, Anonymous badoodles said...

    hwaw! tagal na namin gustong makapamasyal ng bebeKo ng mga exi-exibit. sana ito na ang masampolan.

     
    At Nov 9, 2007, 11:33:00 PM, Blogger Abaniko said...

    Love for the arts runs in the family, huh? Wish Sta. Cruz is just nearby so I could visit the exhibit. All the best to your good-looking, award-winning cousin!

     
    At Nov 12, 2007, 10:25:00 AM, Anonymous tutubi travel and living philippines and asia said...

    badoodles, there are so may art galleries here in manila you can visit if sta cruz is too far. Beyok, as Bayani is fondly called, held exhibit at gallerie joaquin in san juan some time ago too

    abaniko, love for arts is in the town of paete...di ako naambunan nun when i was born but at least i know how to appreciate art :P

     
    At Nov 14, 2007, 3:52:00 PM, Anonymous kneeko said...

    wooowww congrats sa cousin mo... magaling! narinig ko na name niya... i'm sure nanalo na siya sa metrobank art contest... ako once pa lang sumali dun, empre hindi nakasama sa finalist hehe... paki-ask naman if he knows my cousin lotsu manes -who exhibits also his work in nineveh.. then si art sanchez jr if kilala din niya... the owner of nineveh artspace is Louie, i met him before way back 2005.

     
    At Nov 17, 2007, 2:13:00 PM, Anonymous tutubi said...

    kneeko, will ask beyok pag nakita ko wla ako updated cellphone number nya. kilala ko si Louie yung owner :P

     

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