Igan D’Bayan
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A flood of words, water & wonder at the closing ceremony of the Venice Art Biennale
by Igan D’Bayan - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
It was fortuitous, for sure. Was it prophetic? Well, that’s going a bit too biblical. Unexpected, hell yeah.
The sweet, operatic sounds of love & other madnesses
by Igan D’Bayan - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Madness doesn’t fall from the sky, says French-Armenian soprano Melody Louledjian. She talks about portraying Lucia, the bride of Lammermoor. And the most challenging aspect is to “make Lucia true.&...
Houses of Wax and other hits
by Igan D’Bayan - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Vinyl resurgence, my ass. We have been constantly bombarded with talks for the past four to five years about the supposed “renaissance” of vinyl records.
The Tiffany man cometh: Tiffany & Co. launches new men’s collection
by Igan D’Bayan - December 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Tiffany & Co. recently unveiled Tiffany Men’s, the brand’s newest dedicated men’s collection, at the Hollywood Athletic Club in LA.
Ronald Ventura: A glitch in the matrix
by Igan D’Bayan - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
It has been stated that there is a riot of images in Ronald Ventura’s art.
Disruption is the mother of reinvention
by Igan D’Bayan - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Being the first, being different, being unique.
25 years of Fridays magic madness
by Igan D’Bayan - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The big Promise Wall that tells you what day it is (it’s always, always rebel-rousing Friday even on paper-pushing Mondays or thank-God-it’s-nearly-Friday Thursdays).
The art of war in the house of the rising sons
by Igan D’Bayan - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
And it’s been the ruin of many a poor boy.
‘The Irishman’ cometh: Robert De Niro & Al Pacino star in the last great mob epic
by Igan D’Bayan - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Imagine if you will a road trip — only this time it is not a trek across an idyllic country with its proud highways, roadside inns, songs and static of AM-FM radio buzzing in the great heartland and beyond....
Rockstar of the Renaissance
by Igan D’Bayan - October 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Musicians and myths are inextricably linked.
Robert De Niro & Al Pacino: An afternoon with the kings of New York
by Igan D’Bayan - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It does not get any better than this. Robert De Niro. Al Pacino. One autumn afternoon in New York City.
Netflix presents ‘The Irishman’ Robert De Niro & Al Pacino: An afternoon with the kings of New York
by Igan D’Bayan - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Robert De Niro says, ‘Well, I think we’re both happy to be working.’ ‘And alive (laughs),’ adds Al Pacino. ‘Working on ‘The Irishman’ with Bob and (director) Marty...
Eyeing the Master Moonphase under the Taipei moon
by Igan D’Bayan - October 4, 2019 - 8:11pm
Staying true to the brand’s core values, the new Master Moonphase models pay homage to traditional design and showcase Longines’s ever-present commitment to elegance.
BenCab + Moooi Carpets Series 7: Paintings in carpet form
by Igan D’Bayan - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
This lady is well-travelled — from rags to riches to musicals to the plushest pieces of rug you can find. We are talking about one of the most iconic subjects in Philippine art.
‘Above us only sky’
by Igan D’Bayan - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
I have always wanted to ask Ada Ledesma-Mabilangan about that famous portrait of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma by Fabian dela Rosa. It is such an iconic piece.
Ada Ledesma-Mabilangan & the aesthetics of purity
by Igan D’Bayan - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
What will stun you firstly upon visiting the condominium of cultural vanguard Ada Ledesma-Mabilangan and her husband Felipe Mabilangan (former ambassador to France and People’s Republic of China, representative...
Clouds on his tongue
by Igan D’Bayan - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Francis Bacon and I never talked about art, it was always about finding a taxi,” David Medalla told me one particularly cloudy afternoon in November 2011.
Sheena Ira Tan’s wondrous stories
by Igan D’Bayan - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Whenever Sheena Ira Tan tells her Waldorf students a fairy tale, folk tale, fable or a myth, she would go to the blackboard and create these epic chalk illustrations.
If Filipiniana is a flower, then Jaime Laya is a gardener
by Igan D’Bayan - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
For a second there I thought Cabesang Tales would show up, his salakot almost like an amulet against the long spell of rains.
How a bullfrog keeps Jaime Laya awake when it rains
by Igan D’Bayan - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
The way Dr. Jaime Laya says it, you would think it is the start of a magic-realistic novel.
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