Four days doesn’t seem to be enough to hold the Art Fair. Believe me, we went twice and it still wasn’t enough time for us to view everything, especially since the exhibition is a lot bigger this year. Last year's Art Fair occupied the 6th and half of the 7th floor at The Link, but this time around two full floors were dedicated to the event, plus another half where they held private functions and a few talks.
The first visit happened on a Thursday night, the first day it was opened to the public. As expected, a number of pieces have been sold already (*tear*), but these were replaced with new ones. By the fourth and last day, more pieces were being carried out of the premises (to the homes of the lucky ones who were able to purchase), but the influx of people did not waver!
Just in case you missed it or if you just want to go through it again, here are some of pieces that we loved!
Footwear made of bullet casings all the way from Venice, Italy
West Gallery’s wall filled with works by different artists—a few favorites would be MM Yu and Jigger Cruz
A whole section peppered with the work of national artist Arturo Luz
Mark Justiniani’s work is stunning. Simply stunning. Guests waited in line to see his work—to be awed.
His Only Son by Daniel Dela Cruz. Another visually stunning collection of sculptures that feature the story of the Bible and with touches of inspiration from the Filipino culture.
Drawing Space in Time by Ian Carlo Jaucian. Can you hear them tick?
A piece by Love Marie Escudero (yup, the gorgeous Heart Evangelista) was also displayed at the Art Fair.
A personal favorite—Max Balatbat
All eyes on you
A gallery within a gallery
Martha Atienza’s work was calming—a 63-second HD loop of the ocean.
A tribute to our favorite local fast food chain. You know who we're talking about.
Check out the folks we spotted (like our February cover boy Jeron Teng) enjoying the art by launching the gallery.
Photos by RG Medestomas