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“Bencab: Another Scale” at the U.P. Vargas Museum

The UP Vargas Museum opens BENCAB: Another Scale on January 9 at 4 in the afternoon at the 1F Galleries of the museum. The exhibition is part of the year-long celebration under the banner BenCab 50 Creative Years. The exhibition runs until January 29, 2016.

BenCab Portraits at the Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum celebrates National Artist Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera’s five decades of artistry and contributions to Philippine art through an exhibition BenCab Portraits running from November 28, 2015 to January 24, 2016 at the museum’s Ground Floor Gallery.

BenCab Portraits at the Ayala Museum

BenCab Portraits is curated by historian Ambeth R. Ocampo who wrote, “These portraits do not just copy a face, they make each face tell a story that is at once that of the sitter, and a story that through art and memory has formed part of BenCab’s personal and public history.”

Get to Know Your Neighborhood: National Artist BenCab

In this week’s “Get to Know Your Neighborhood”–or in today’s case, your “neighbor”–we profile one of its most illustrious artists: BenCab. Although he needs no introduction, and even a simple biography and timeline can feel deficient in describing his life and body of work, we present this biography, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila.

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