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“Yellow Ambiguities” at Ateneo Art Gallery

August 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

18 August 2019 – 5 January 2020
Guest Curators: Jason Dy, SJ and Carlomar Daoana

Following art historian John Cage’s investigation on color – its nature, purpose, and histories – the exhibit explores the complexity of the color yellow in the Philippine context. It engages the modern art collection of AAG in dialogue with pre-colonial artefacts; Hispanic colonial religious artefacts and Marian images; contemporary naturally-dyed woven fabrics; works of the Conservative and Modernist schools represented by Fernando Amorsolo and Galo Ocampo, respectively; and the works of contemporary artists among them Pacita Abad, David Medalla with Adam Nankervis, Roberto Chabet and King Kong Art Projects, Jose Tence Ruiz, Judy Sibayan, Edgar Talusan Fernandez, Norberto Roldan, Elmer Borlongan, Manny Montelibano, MM Yu, Ling Quisumbing, Wawi Navarroza, Lyra Garcellano, Mars Bugaoan, KoloWn, Leslie de Chavez and Steve Tirona.

Opens on 18 August 2019, Sunday, 4 PM
Mr. & Mrs Ching Tan Gallery and Mr & Mrs Chung Te Gallery
UGF Ateneo Art Gallery
Soledad V Pangilinan Arts Wing, Areté
Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Cover image:
Constancio Bernardo, Untitled, n.d Gift of the Artist.

Admission is free. For tour inquiries, email us at aag@ateneo.edu or call us at 426-6488.

– from the website of Ateneo Art Gallery


August 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
January 5 @ 5:00 pm
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Ateneo Art Gallery
Arts Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights 1108
Quezon City, 1108 Philippines
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(632) 426.6001 ext. 4160 or (632) 426.6488
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