JT Gonzales
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Taipei Art tripping
by JT Gonzales - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Feeling insecure about the foreign art market? Yes, it can be quite intimidating.
Taipei, at Tipping Point
by JT Gonzales - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The last weekend of October marked not just Halloween chills, or trick or treating. A large number of young, gay Asians wanted to make a political statement while throwing in the possibility of romance at the same...
Notes on Art basel HK
by JT Gonzales - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
This was the strategy employed by Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen at the recent Art Basel Hong Kong, where her performance art piece, involving laying down for two hours at a stretch inside a claustrophobic coffin, was...
Taiwan Trending
by JT Gonzales - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It hit me pretty late, although in hindsight, it seemed so obvious.
Monsoon Fix in the City of Angels
by JT Gonzales - February 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Now, what’s an itchy-footed traveler to do when the rain starts pouring in Bangkok?
Gambling at Art Central
by JT Gonzales - August 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
I broke my rule. After repeating over and over that I was not, never, absolutely not going to buy anything at Art Central, there I was, lined up at the cashier and reaching for my wallet.  And the worst part...
Basel Bling
by JT Gonzales - May 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Art Basel HK, as usual, was a veritable visual feast.
Hooked on Chiang Mai
by JT Gonzales - January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
It wasn’t as easy as I thought, but eventually (and to be honest, without that much difficulty), I found them.
Khmer accents
by JT Gonzales - November 20, 2016 - 12:00am
As the dire predictions have warned, the bewitching, ancient city of Siem Reap is now facing an onslaught of development that might propel it towards unsustainability.
Boutique bouquet
by JT Gonzales - November 3, 2016 - 12:00am
Over by a side street in busy Central Jakarta, a boutique hotel was showcasing a quite unique concept.
Fashion combustion in Jakarta
by JT Gonzales - November 1, 2016 - 12:00am
The fashion tent is abuzz. The tai-tais are out in full force, and designer brands, both local and foreign, are conspicuously on display. Models scurry back and forth, and various stylists, photographers and make-up...
Art Stage Jakarta
by JT Gonzales - August 18, 2016 - 12:00am
The art world just got bigger and busier with the entry of a new event in its calendar: Art Stage Jakarta.
The curatorial view
by JT Gonzales - July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
Art is intensely personal.  What may seem attractive to one person may be grotesque to another.
Siem Reap: Ancient Temple, Modern Worshiper
by JT Gonzales - February 27, 2016 - 9:00am
 I am hot, sweaty and dirty. I have walked for a couple of hours on rocky trails, slippery dust paths, and rickety walkways.
Sublime strokes: Philippine Art market triumphs
by JT Gonzales - February 24, 2016 - 9:00am
Art has never been as vibrant in the Republic as now, and the latest installment of Art Fair Philippines at The Link is a resounding testament to that.
by JT Gonzales - January 23, 2016 - 9:00am
Got a few days to spare?
Whirling by Wintry New York
by JT Gonzales - November 28, 2015 - 9:00am
It was near freezing, the wind was blowing harshly, and frigid rain drops were pelting. But who cared!  Manhattan’s vibrant scene was calling our names outside, and there was no way the weather could stop...
Cayenne-hot cancun
by JT Gonzales - November 14, 2015 - 9:00am
Think party crowd and serious fun.  This is Cancun, and what a flaming hot experience this city was for me!
Jakarta Fashion Week
by JT Gonzales - November 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Jakarta Fashion Week was in full swing, and the mega tent installed at Senayan City, the venue for the show, was bewilderingly abuzz with activity.
Turkish delight
by JT Gonzales - September 12, 2015 - 10:00am
Istanbul.  The very syllables rolling down the mouth thrum with exoticism. Mystery. Danger, even.
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