2012 to feature auction record-holder Ronald Ventura
" by Carmela G. Lapeña/KG
, GMA News
With almost twice as many galleries as last year, ManilART
2012 promises to keep its reputation as the biggest art event in the Philippines.
Among the major activities in this year's ManilART is an event celebrating this year's featured artist, Ronald Ventura.
2012 poster features Ronald Ventura's
"Crack in the Hull.
2012 will feature Ventura's artwork from the private collection of Joel Mendez, a press release from Mendez Big and Small Art Co.
holds the auction record for contemporary Southeast Asian art.
"A Crack in the Hull" by Ronald Ventura
is the banner piece for MANILART
'12, the largest visual arts fair in the country today.
This year sees ManilART hosting over 46 galleries, up from last year's 24, with over 1,400 art works from a diverse set of artists-which includes this year's featured artist Ronald Ventura, fresh off a record auction sale at Sotheby's in Hong Kong.