Tuesday, November 20, 2007


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Related Link: ART IN THE PARK


posted by Señor Enrique at 5:14 PM


Blogger mgaputonimimi said...

andaming painting! nakakaaliw!

nakakamis tuloy pumahid pamahid pahid ng pintura sa canvas... ^_^

November 20, 2007 6:57 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! Saan ito Eric? Sana meron pa para mapuntahan ko. :) Very nice shots.

November 21, 2007 1:17 AM  

Blogger Ebb Tide said...

Hi! I love going to art show in the park. It's more relaxing atmosphere than a museum. Thank's for taking me there w/out the jet-lag. I am so excited to see the booth of my old alma mater- U.P. Fine Arts. Salamat! Maraming salamat!

November 21, 2007 2:10 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

My pleasure, Ebb Tide :)

Actually, this art fair should have been, at least, a two-day affair instead of just one day.

Also, although it is fun to have it outdoors, an indoor facility would have been better because from 9am on, the searing sun could make it uncomfortable to walk around and browse through all those booths.

As you know, artworks aren't at all like those sale items at Wal-Mart in which the low price is the main impetus to grab an item and throw into a shopping cart. Artworks takes a bit more time and thought prior to making a purchase; hence a more comfortable setting would have been ideal.

I also wonder if the sun directly hitting those paintings do not damage them somehow.

November 21, 2007 4:21 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

One day affair lang ito, LAR -- last Saturday over at Makati. It was fun, but it should have been held for at least two days.


November 21, 2007 4:23 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Perhaps, it's time to once again dabble in painting, Mimi :) Truly a wonderful collection they had in the fair. Incidentally, I lingered in INK's booth. Fine artists that group has!

November 21, 2007 4:25 AM  

Blogger Android Eyes said...

Indeed you are right about the group of artists at INK Ilustrador Ng Kabatan, beautiful obras.

November 21, 2007 12:05 PM  

Blogger Unknown said...

Sayang, I missed this fair! I also prefer a more comfortable venue. Medyo mahirap ma-appreciate ang mga works of art when you're sweating at malapit na mag-expire ang deodorant mo! hahaha

Thanks for sharing the photos, S.E.

November 21, 2007 3:00 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, this is interesting! It's good that people are dabbling in art; you can hardly find people with such a talent.


November 21, 2007 3:41 PM  

Blogger Unknown said...

Hi Senor Enrique

Thanks for sharing this series of photos.

I was thinking the same thing-- when i saw in the photo that sunlight is directly hitting some of the paintings.

I would love one of those one of a kind dolls :)

I've been a bit busy with work and it is good to read up on my favorite blogs!

God bless,

November 21, 2007 4:09 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

And a single day is really not enough to see all the good finds in this fair, Daisy. They should do a two-day event the next time.

November 21, 2007 5:03 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

My pleasure, Miranda!

That's right! Di na sosi pag luray at pawisan na image mo ... hehehe! Hopefully, indoor naman next time :)

November 21, 2007 5:05 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Hi Romy,

Our fellow blogger Bernadette happens to be one of the founding members of INK, and I got to meet her last Saturday. Her artworks, Nut Art, is featured as the 10th photo.

Wish I could have spent more time with her and at the fair, but we had a lot more to cover on that day so everything seemed rushed for us as well.

There will be a next time, I'm sure :)

November 21, 2007 5:08 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Hi Kyels!

Carlos Celdrean has recently blogged about Brett Debritz, travel writer of Australia's Courier Mail. Debritz has the following to say about Manila's arts scene:

"If you know where to go, and allow the time to get there, Manila has beautiful and safe public places, plenty of opportunities for a bargain buy, a vibrant night life and – and this was a pleasant surprise for me – a thriving visual arts scene."

This proves the abundance of Pinoy talents :)

Check out his complete article here:


November 21, 2007 5:17 PM  

Blogger Sidney said...

Good it was a sunny day... imagine it was raining heavily like those past few days...
Next time I try to attend!

November 22, 2007 10:23 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

It did turned out to be a bright sunny day, Sidney. However, by 11 am, the sun got a bit overwhelming. Next time, I will plan to spend more time to check out as much artworks as possible.

November 22, 2007 5:42 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi senor enrique! still in a slow internet cafe in Manila...:-(

It was a pleasure seeing you in the flesh! As a participant, I had no chance so much in checking out the other booths. Although I saw familiar faces and reunited with friends.

Very, very nice shots! My husband might be jealous because you have a very crisp picture of the coconuts---shhh! :-)

November 22, 2007 7:06 PM  

Blogger  gmirage said...

Wow dami! How much did you spend SenorE? =) I agree with the indoor stuff...lalo na kung ganyan maaraw e paano pa kung umulan? =)

Great shots!!!

November 23, 2007 2:10 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

I was unable to get even a single item, G. Mirage, because I had my photo gear with me and still have a number of things to cover in other places that day. But I will wait for the next show in June and will plan to spend more time enjoying the fair.

November 23, 2007 5:09 AM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Hi Bernadette!

It was a pleasure meeting you. I wish we had more time to hang around, but everything seemed rushed that day because we had other appointments to attend to on that day.

By the way, we were at your booth earlier but you were busy with talking to some people but Patti Laurel was able to talk to your colleagues at INK; she plans on featuring your group in her magazine :)

November 23, 2007 5:13 AM  

Blogger -= dave =- said...

I've read in a newspaper article that you buy the artwork that speaks to you.

November 25, 2007 5:48 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

That's true, Dave. Never mind what the experts or critics say! :)

November 26, 2007 5:19 AM  

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