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“Gold in Our Veins” by Mark Lewis Lim Higgins at Ayala Museum

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Gold in Our Veins tells the story of a re-imagined antiquity through a series of portraits inspired by the ancient histories of Indochina, the East Indies, and the Philippine Archipelago.

Together with these works of art are objects from the Ayala Museum’s collection handpicked by Higgins himself to expand the exhibition’s narrative.

This exhibit celebrates the complex heritage and shared culture of Southeast Asia from the Philippine perspective. Elevated with a selection of Philippine archaeological gold, indigenous textiles, and Chinese and Southeast Asian tradeware ceramics from the Ayala Museum collection, all showcased in an installation created by acclaimed scenographer, Gino Gonzales.

Gold in Our Veins will be on show from 21 February to 26 May 2019 at the ground floor gallery of the Ayala Museum.


Join us for a talk on the art of Mark Lewis Higgins with David Alan Henkel on 22 February 2019, 3:00PM at the Ayala Museum. Entrance to the talk comes free with every purchase of museum admission.

– from the website of Ayala Museum


February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am
May 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Ayala Museum
Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street
Makati, 1224 Philippines
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